Career Navigation Resources
Welcome to Career Navigation, your source for all things needed to create your journey to success.
Career Choices-Sound career decisions rely on three significant steps.
1-Self awareness- Knowing who you are and what you like to do. You will be best in a field that interests you.
2-Investigate- Learn the fundementals of a career by investigating the requirements, demands, working conditons, salaries and eduacational requirements.
3- Prepare- Create a realistic set of goals and a plan to attain them.
Now is the time to research colleges for your major.
Below is a list of web resources to help you begin your search.
GOOD LUCK ON YOUR JOURNEY!
Below is a list of resources to help you navigate some of the important decisions you will need to make about your future.
Choosing your ideal college:
The Princeton Review will help with SATs, College rankings as well as college life and much more.
The Student’s Reference to Finding Money and Getting the Most out of College Education
GoCollege.com is one of the oldest and most trusted resources to guide students on how to finance and succeed in college. For easier navigation of the site, the materials are divided into four major categories that most students experience when getting into college:
Choosing Your Major and Career:
Short videos with community college students discussing their career decisions:
What Color is Your Parachute? Richard N. Bolles has a companion website for finding your dream job:
A great site for all things concerning your career from resume writing to making the most of your summer jobs is www.careerthoughts.com
And the companion Youtube channel: The Career Thoughts Channel
Books available during flex in room 202:
10 Best College Majors for Your Personality, Laurence Shatkin, PHD
What Color is Your Parachute? Carol Christian and Richard N Bolles
Your Dream Career for Dummies, Carol L. McClelland, PHD
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Choosing a College Major, Randall S. Hansen, PHD
Tip of the week!
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Career of the week
Each week enter a new career, earnings, training, outlook, skills etc
I will include transferrable skills these jobs use and break down what you can do with that major.
Classes I will need for selected Majors:
Typical course include:
Genetics Human Physiology
Biochemistry Human Anatomy