Online Resources

 

Kansas Program Search**

    --Helps you locate where specific majors and programs are taught in Kansas

Interest Profiler

    --Uses your interests to provide you potential career options

What Can I Do With This Major?**

    --Great if you know what you want to major in but aren't sure where you want to work! Provides in-depth descriptions for many different paths you can take

Virtual Job Shadow**

   --Excellent for exploring careers, schools, and job offerings in an interactive and cooperative way; helps you figure out what you like, what jobs your interests are good for, where you can find programs that teach what you enjoy, and where you can find jobs after school

Career OneStop

    --This source does a bit of everything. You can search for different career statistics, study programs, resume templates, job openings, and much more.

My Next Move

    --Search for careers specifically or by interests; find common and advantageous traits for lots of careers

O*NET Online

    --Compare careers by projected growth, industry, skills, daily activites, education level, and more!

Occupational Outlook Handbook**

    --Very useful in comparing salaries, projected growth, and job descriptions; It's powered by the Department of Labor, meaning the info accurately reflects national medians

 

** - Recommended

 

 

Contact:

Student Success Center - A149 Hobble Academic Building

Annette P. Hackbarth-Onson
Dean of Student Success and Enrollment
annette.hackbarthons@sccc.edu
620-417-1106

Shandon Classen
Advisor/Transfer Coordinator
shandon.classen@sccc.edu
620-417-1066

 

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Career Exploring

When looking into a possible career or a career change, be open to experience and take advantage of the opportunities that exist. These ideas can help you get started:

Learn About Yourself

  • Take career-related personality and interest inventories/surveys
  • Get involved on campus!
  • Explore– what are your favorite classes and why?
  • Get involved in a club or organization of interest
  • Think about what you love doing (e.g. working with hands, working on computers, socializing, being alone, etc.)

 

Learn About Different Careers

  • Visit online resources
  • Talk to people in fields of interest
  • Talk to Professors
  • Do job shadowing

 

Get Experience

  • Work some part-time jobs
  • Get a short internship
  • Conduct research projects
  • Volunteer in the field and the community
  • Gain leadership experiences (e.g. public speaking, lead a group project, etc.)

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