Finding out who you are and what you want.
- What are your skills, interests, values and personality?
- What is your idea of work and a career?
- What do you want your career to be?
Useful Websites and Resources:
Finding out more about the world of work and your education.
- Investigate possible career fields and talk to people who work in careers that interest you.
- Use internships, volunteer jobs, and part-time work to sample jobs and careers that interest you.
- Research majors and careers that match your self-assessment.
- Enroll in a Career Exploration Class (COUN 60)
View Career Exploration Profiles:
Enroll in one of the following:
COUN 1 - Academic Planning
COUN 40 - Educational & Vocational Planning
COUN 60 - Career & Vocational Exploration
GSS 120 - Women & Careers
Analyzing the information.
- Begin to define your specific career goals.
- Make tentative career decisions.
- Set short and long term goals that allow you to reach your chosen career.
Make an Academic Counseling Appointment:
Make a Career Guidance Appointment:
Developing a plan for success.
- Researching two year and four year college programs that will allow you to reach your career goals.
- Decide on the amount of time you are willing at attend college or program.
- Establish a plan that allows you to complete your education and training in a time frame that works for you.
MAP - My Academic Plan
Saddleback College Catalog
Job and Career Search:
Looking for a job.
- Develop a job search plan of action.
- Establish and use job search resources and contacts.
- Overcome barriers and keep motivated.
- Manage your career with an up-to-date cover letter and resume.
Career Placement Services
Off Campus Resources