Career Planning Resources

Lack of information and/or uncertainty are factors that can contribute to students struggling to select a major or decide on a career path.  Below are resources to make this selection as smooth as possible.  At any point that you want to come in and speak with one of our professional staff members, we encourage you to call our office and set up an appointment at 915-747-5640.   Handout on deciding on a major (pdf).


Candid Career

Candid Career

Candid Career is the premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website.


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Vault: Career Intelligence

Provides employee surveys of top employers, career advice, job listings, and career guides to individual industries.


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What Can I Do With This Major?
Wondering how to connect majors to careers? Click on MAJORS of interest to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

360 Choices

Career exploration program used to identify majors and careers that match your interests, abilities, and work-related values


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My Next Move

An interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers.


Mining Majors

Mining Majors

View internship opportunities, student, and professional organizations, online resources, related job sites and occupations targeted to your major.


Career and Job Search Guide

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Going Global

Going Global Connects you to opportunities outside the U.S.


O-Net

Find descriptions of occupations and real-world information about them.  Find career exploration tools, resources for veterans, information about tests and assessments, and questionnaires.


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BLS

See the Occupational Outlook Handbook – the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions


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Career One Stop

View videos on the many careers available. Explore careers, view salaries and benefits, education and training, conduct job searches, get help with resumes and interviews, and find people and places to help you. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.


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Mine Tracker

Use Mine Tracker to see the organizations on campus from various categories such as academic, advocacy, greek, graduate, health, international, professional, and more. Get involved!


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U.S.News

Read additional resources on career preparation.