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Career Exploration & Resources

Career Exploration & Resources

Discover Your Interests 

Career Zone
Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them.

Explore careers, clusters and pathways as well as Roadtrip Nation interviews with professionals.

Big Future
Choose an Interest to get some ideas about college majors.

California Colleges
Provides students with an all-inclusive guide for their college and career paths and enables educators to track their progress

Here to Career - User Friendly App for Your Phone
Here to Career is an easy way to find careers that match your interest and get connected with tools to be successful.  You can view salary information and high-demand career opportunities in your area and find a local community college with a program to help you achieve your goals.

Career Research and Training Resources 

Career Training Programs
A detailed list of career training and certificate programs offered at Bay Area Community Colleges and local organizations.

American Education Services
An integrated Career and College planning suite of websites sponsored by American Education Services.  It includes career interest quiz, directory of careers linked to personality type, college planning, information on financial aid and more.

California Occupational Handbook
The Califormia Occupational Guides provides detailed information on California wages, job outlook, education, and licensing requirements for approximately 300 occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

O*NET Online
Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by jobseekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

Career Programs at San Mateo Community Colleges
Detailed information about career technical programs, degrees & certificates.