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Career/Vocational Information

Complete career assessments and research future options using the resources below.  Current WCJC students can visit with a Campus Counselor to discuss results and help identify career and educational options.

Career Coach: A free online resource includes interest assessments to help you identify and research options.  Career Coach can also be used to build a resume and find job openings.

MyPlan: A comprehensive online career planning tool with interest, personality and skills assessments.  WCJC students may get the logon password from a WCJC Campus Counselor.

Current job openings can be found in the "Book of Jobs" at every WCJC campus location: Bay City (lobby), Richmond (lobby), Sugar Land (Brazos Hall reception), Wharton Pioneer Student Center top floor lobby).

Employers who wish to provide job opportunities to WCJC students and alumni, please contact Cindy Kocian, Vocational Support Coordinator, cindyk@wcjc.edu or 979-532-6483.

                                                      

Career Planning Information

CareerOneStop :  Career exploration, training, jobs, and videos from the Us. Department of Labor

 

College for All Texans : Extensive information on careers, colleges and financial aid including links to Texas Colleges and universities.  Search for colleges by Major

 

Discover E: A sightseer’s guide to engineering careers.

 

O*Net:  Explore career options (salary, job outlook and descriptions) as well as job search tips.

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook: source of career information including job duties,employment outlook and salaries.

 

What do I do with a Major in? Excellent resources organized by college majors for job titles and professional links.

 

Texas Hot Jobs:  A complete resource of health and medical careers in Texas including full descriptions, salary and educational levels required, and listings of schools in Texas offering degrees.

 

Texas Reality Check : Lifestyle calculator and occupation calculator

 

Tracer:   Texas career information website provides statistics and analyses on the dynamics of the Texas labor market as well as a wide array of career and occupational information through software programs and printed publications.

 

What Do I Do with a Major In? Excellent resource organized by college majors for job titles and professional links.

 

Free Online Career Assessment

Kiersey Personality preference indicator

 

9 TypesPersonality style quiz

 

Texas Career Check: Interest profiler

 

Texas Genuine : Explore career and technical fields and college options to get you there

  

Job Search Resources

Job and Career Accelerator: create resumes cover letters, get information about occupations, interviewing and match interests and skills with jobs and internships.

 

Job Hunters Bible contains many tips and resources for the career changer and job seeker.

 

Salary information : What are you worth?  Look up salary ranges for any career by location.

 

Texas Workforce Solutions : Job search information including in demand jobs and employment opportunties

 

 

For further information or individual assistance with career questions contact your campus Counselor or Academic Advisor.

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