Online Career Resources

Available Online Career Resources

The following online career resources are available to students at no cost:

1. Career Zone California
Start with a self-assessment. Self-Assessments can help you know yourself better; and knowing yourself better can help you choose a satisfying job or occupational field to explore.

2. Career One Stop
Is a one stop site to career success? On this site you can explore careers, salaries and benefits, education and training, job search, resume and interviewing. Go to Career One Stop for your career exploration. Career One Stop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

3. California Career Café
This site is an excellent resource for career exploration.

4. Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs - such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse -the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:
• The training and education needed
• Earnings
• Expected job prospects
• What workers do on the job
• Working conditions

5. The California Occupational Guides
Occupational Guides are available in two versions: Summary Guide and Detailed Guide
Summary Guide includes job description, job outlook, wages and qualification requirements.
Detailed Guide expands on everything in the Summary Guide plus benefits, licensing, education, training, links to possible employers, how to find a job, related occupations, and links to additional resources.

6. CareerCast
CareerCast is designed to assist with:
• Search for Jobs
• Resume and Cover Letter
• Job Search Tools
• Jobs Rated
• Job Hunting Advice
• Career Guidance

7. ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter provides useful employment information including:
• Find part time, intern and full time jobs (600,000 jobs are posted every month).
• Upload your resume (over 7,000 employers look at these resumes every month).
• Find tips and advice on interview techniques, resumes, cover letters, and more.
• Mobile accessible

8. What Can I Do With This Major?
This online resource provides students with detailed information on majors and how that relates to careers. "What Can I Do With This Major" will give you an idea about related majors, who employees an individual with this degree, what is the job market demand, job description, job requirements, salaries, training, and qualifications.

9. The Earning Potential of College Majors - Recent research on earning potential coming out of college.

10. Occupations and Career Planning - Additional websites with information about occupations and  career planning

11. Job Search & Career Resource Center - Comprehensive career resource guide 

12. College Affordability Guide - Affordable colleges and universities in California

13. Glassdoor for Students - Excellent job search resource for starting your new career. Student job seekers can find internships and entry level jobs, research salaries and career paths for different jobs and companies, and learn what kinds of interview questions are asked at entry level job interviews