The links below can be used for personal research and your semester activity.
What can I do with a major in...
Faculty Contacts in the Colleges
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides information about specific occupations.
Contains occupational descriptions and tools for career exploration. Created for the U.S. Department of Labor.
Provides information on careers in 16 different career clusters (specific to Minnesota, but helpful to all).
Career exploration site that includes assessments and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Explore Health Careers
An interactive site that will explain the array of health professions for students investigating health careers.
- Hospitality Careers
Begin to research hospitality careers. Use the drop-down to view industry related jobs and their descriptions. (ex. cruise, airline, tourism, country club...)
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Provides statistical information related to employment.
- U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Under job seekers there is information on opportunities for students and recent graduates in federal service.
- A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Do you want to know what careers specific agencies offer? Take a look at the A-Z list and view agencies of interest.
- Federal Occupations by College Major
What majors can lead to federal employment. This is not an all-inclusive list.
- USA.gov ”“ Government information by topic
Inventories and Assessments
Discover careers and majors that relate to your interests
- Career Zone
Provides up-to-date career information for more than 1,100 occupations.
- My Personality
Opportunity to take a free personality inventory that produces career focused results.
- Career One Stop
Assessment tools sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
- Self Service Instructions
- Self Service video tutorials for registration and program review
- NU's Get Hired Book
Includes a career exploration timetable, resume and cover letter information, internship information and more.
- Outside Scholarships
- Type Logic
Myers Briggs personality types described.