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Career Exploration

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Career Exploration

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It's a common question, but it can be hard to decide on an answer! Or maybe you do know what your dream job is, but don't know where to start. By accessing the resources below, you can easily learn about a wide variety of occupations and explore their duties, requirements, and opportunities.

Find Your Future Career

  • California Colleges Interest Profiler

    This assessment asks you about your interests and then helps you understand how your interests connect to different careers.

  • California Career Zone

    Using California Career Zone you can:

    • Take an assessment to see what you might be interested in doing.
    • Develop a budget to make sure your choices can support your plan
    • Do some research to see what your choices entail
    • Document your plan 
  • Career Exploration

    Explore careers based on your interests! Learn about the education and skills necessary for various careers, as well as the pay, job outlook, work environment, and more.

  • Career Resource Guide

    The resources in this pamphlet will guide you to important job, pay, and employment data and publications to assist you in making better informed career decisions. We’re here to help! 

  • is the one-stop source to connect career seekers, employers, and education partners with apprenticeship resources. Discover apprenticeships across industries, how programs are started by employers, and how to become an apprentice.

  • Job Corps

    Job Corps helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists  them with obtaining employment.

  • DOL One Stop

    Career One Stop offers many useful resources to explore careers; find training and employment opportunities; develop career goals; help with resume writing, applications, and interviews; compare wages by metropolitan areas; and find your perfect job!

  • O*NET OnLine

    O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work.. Utilize these reports to learn about job requirements, characteristics, and available opportunities for your selected occupation.