Explore Occupations & Industries Related to Your Major & Interests

Career exploration involves the following:  

  1. Learning about specific occupations and majors;
  2. Researching job descriptions;
  3. Understanding how to find and evaluate resources;
  4. Understanding how occupations, job settings and majors are organized;
  5. Investigating education and training options;
  6. Understanding what skills and personal characteristics are required for specific occupations. 

The following web sites can assist you with your career exploration: 

SIGI 3

SIGI 3 is a comprehensive, up-to-date educational and career planning program that helps you pinpoint career options based on your interests, values, personality and education. You can also obtain print-outs on hundreds of occupations. To access this system, please schedule and appointment with a Career Counselor.

What Can I do With My Major?

Occupational Outlook Handbook 

O*NET Online

How to become

America’s Career InfoNet 

Career Videos 

My Plan.com Video Library   

Bowie State University Departments & Majors