University Academic
Advising Committee

West Chester University

Contact Info
Dr. Joanne Conlon, Chair
610-436-3505
advising@wcupa.edu


Major and Career Resources

http://www.princetonreview.com

This "Career Quiz" suggests possibilities based on your personal interests and usual style.

Step 1: Under "Explore Schools and Careers" click on "College"

Step 2: Under "Majors and Careers" click on "Career Quiz"

Step 3: Answer the 26 questions

Step 4: Sign in and investigate the links of related majors and career of interest and style

Step 5: Share the results with your advisor.

http://www.bls.gov/oco

This "Occupational Outlook Handbook" provides information on careers of interest.

Step 1: In the empty box (upper right corner of screen) next to "Search the Handbook," type in occupation (ex: Social Worker), then click "Search."

Step 2: Click on the Occupation area you are most interested in.

http://www.google.com

To "google" Major and Career Info

Search a specific major: (Example: Psychology): type in the search box: "Careers in Psychology"

General search for possible careers, self-assessment tools, etc.: type in the search box: "What career is right for me?"

"What Can I Do with this Major/Degree?"

http://www.uncw.edu/stuaff/career/Majors/index.htm

http://www.rowan.edu/studentaffairs/cap/majors_careers/majors/index.htm

http://www.careercenter.uiuc.edu/findingpath/whatmajor.asp

"Career Info, Education, Job Search & Job Descriptions"

http://www.careeroverview.com