Career Exploration Tools

Learn more about career options.

After finding your best career fit it's time to identify and research career options, and make a plan to meet your goals.

Identify Career Options - Gather Information

  • Schools/Majors and Careers
  • Jobs and Careers
  • Employment Trends

Research Career Options - Get Prepared

  • Companies and industries
  • Salary information
  • Skills employers look for
  • Informational interviews
  • Teacher certification requirements - 50 states

Make a Plan - Meet Your Goals

  • Join a professional association
  • Volunteer/Internships
  • Map out your career plan - decisions, goals, action plans

Check out these brief vidoes for some quick tips on how to research companies:

More Career Videos: What is that job like?

View career videos, Career Onestop

View 550 career tracks to that show the types of work done in each career, the U.S. Department of Education.      


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EC Joblinks

Free for Current Students and Alumni

The Excelsior College Career Center is pleased to offer EC JobLinks; a FREE online job search database and resume building tool. Available 24/7/365, current students and alumni can access thousands of national and international jobs postings and apply in real time.

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