Careers: Explore Majors & Research Careers

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Exploring Majors

While mostly the same, the above 3 sites each contain majors that 1 or both of the others do not.


Explore Careers and Occupations

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook:  the government’s premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations
  • O*Net Online:  Career exploration and job analysis site
  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center
  • Browse career profiles for hundreds of occupations
  • My Next Move: From O*Net Online
  • Career One Stop: Access videos for hundreds of different jobs and occupations
  • Learn How To Become: Provides information and schooling options for a variety of careers
  • OwlGuru: A career site that helps you find a career you love
  • Provides ranking and reviews of companies and internships in the following industries: banking, financial services,media and telecommunications, investment banking, law firms, consulting, energy, accounting, advertising and marketing, consumer products and services, and technology.  Also provides advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and career advice.
  • Careers Out There: Real advice from real professionals




Science and Math

Criminal Justice and Psychology

Public Service


  • Explore careers in education, including Montessori teachers, college professors, principals, superintendents, and school counselors

Music and Art

History and English

Human Resources

  • HR Career Resources: a list of resources for people in the field of HR that will help new and veteran HR professionals alike when it comes to certification, associations, the latest research, best practices, software and more.

Professional Organizations

List of Professional Associations & Organizations by Industry: a key resource for those interested in pursuing professional development or connecting with like-minded professionals in your industry or occupation. Membership in one (or more) Professional Associations & Organizations also looks great on your Resume and LinkedIn profile to bolster your credentials and qualifications.

Athletics, Health Care and Sciences


Politics, Criminal Justice, Law and History


  • OISTAT – The International Organization for Theatre Scenographers & Theatre Architects and Technicians.
  • CITT – Canadian Institute of Theatre Technology.
  • PLASA – Professional Lighting and Sound Organization
  • USITT – United States Institute of Theatre Technology
  • USITT – SE – United States Institute of Theatre Technology – Southeast Region
  • NCTC – North Carolina Theatre Conference
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
  • ACTF – American College Theatre Festival – Kennedy Center
  • URTA – University Resident Theatre Association
  • USA – United Scenic Artists
  • IATSE – International Alliance of Theatre Stagehands & Electricians.
  • ALD – The Association of Lighting Designers
  • AEA – Actors’ Equity Association
  • TCG– Theatre Communications Group
  • NCA– National Costumers Association
  • ESTA – Entertainment Services and Technology Association


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