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Career Exploration 

We know it can be overwhelming to search for a job or a new career, so we've devised a strategy for finding a job and perhaps discovering your passion at the same time. This strategy involves taking a good look at yourself, identifying your interests, values and passions, and assessing your skills and using that information to research careers.



Three Questions to Ask Yourself

Ask yourself these questions: Who am I? Where do I want to go? How do I get there? These three questions can help you focus on where you need to start in the career exploration process, and decide the steps you need to take next.

Self Discovery

Who are you, really? What are your strengths? What inspires you, or excites you? These are all key questions in finding out who you are and what is important to you before researching careers.

Do You Know Your Skill Set?

A skill set is defined as the skills needed to accomplish a specific task or perform a given function.  When you identify and understand your skill set, you open up a whole new world of job opportunities and career possibilities.

What Are Informational Interviews - and Why Should You Do Them?

If you’re looking to change careers, you’ve probably done your research, but if that research hasn’t included informational interviews, it’s incomplete. Informational interviews can give you the clearest indication that the job is a good match for you.

Start Your Own Business

You may have a passion or hobby that could blossom into a business of your own. Learn more about business start up basics.

Create Your Professional Development Plan

Whether you’re looking to progress in a particular position, or focus in on your goals for a new one, a professional development plan can help you chart your course.

What Are Green Jobs?

If you care about the environment, there are “green jobs” that merge your environmental concerns with your job skills and interests. Learn about jobs that are good for the environment – and you.