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Career Development Services

Career Development Services

Major & Career Guidance

 
 

"What Can I Do With This Major?"

Learn how academic majors connect with typical career paths using.

*This resource was created by the University of Tennessee to help college students connect majors to careers. Therefore, it is NOT a listing of FGCU majors. There are majors listed in this resource that are not offered by FGCU.*

 

MyPlan.com

Take a free, online assessment with MyPlan.com

You will need License Code "U9Q68HZJ" to take the assesments for free. Detailed, step-by-step instructions on creating an account are available here

 

Selecting a Major Guide

It contains all of the information you need about:
  • Getting Started!
  • Your Checklist
  • Career Exploration Process
  • Using MyPlan.com - a free, online assesment tool to help align your personality, interests and skills with possible careers 
  • Comparing Your Strengths to the World of Work
  • Exploring Interests and Career Planning
  • Career Exploration – Identifying Your Work Values
  • Your Experiences and Career Exploration
  • Career Exploration by Industry
  • Informational Interviewing
  • What Would You Like to Study?
  • Putting it All Together  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

"Occupational Outlook Handbook "– provides expected job prospects and earnings for hundreds of different types of jobs.

Career Spots logo

Career Spots are quick video clips of hundreds of occupations. There are also fast tips for everything from starting a job search, writing a   resume, networking, interviewing skills and more! Here is an all-inclusive list of all the different videos available, organized alphabetically by occupation title and category.

 

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE
If you have narrowed down your options and want to discuss them further with a Career Services advisor, or want to discuss your job search strategy or graduate school, make an appointment by contacting Career Development Services at careercenter@fgcu.edu or (239) 590-7946.

* If you have completed all the activities listed above and are unable to generate options, feel confused, or find it difficult to make a decision, we encourage you to meet with a career counselor from Counseling and Psychological Services to help you through the decision-making process.  Appointments can be made by contacting them at caps@fgcu.edu or (239) 590-7950.