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Career/Vocational Information

Assistance with identifying career options is available through individual sessions with a Counselor Monday through Friday. 

  • Research your career and college options from home through our website under Online Career Resources information below.

 

  • You can research career and educational options through Career Coach

 

  • In addition, WCJC students can also use  a comprehensive career planning tool from any location (school, library, work, or home). You will need to get a logon password by visiting your campus counselor.

 

  • Job information in the “Blue Book of Jobs” can be found at the following campus locations:         Bay City (lobby), Richmond (lobby), Sugar Land (Brazos Hall reception), Wharton Pioneer Student Center top floor lobby).

 

  • Employers who wish to provide job opportunities to WCJC students and alumni, please contact Cindy Kocian, Vocational Support Coordinator, cindyk@wcjc.edu or 979-532-6483.

 

Online Career Resources                                                        

Career Planning Information

http://www.discovere.org/discover-engineeringA sightseer’s guide to engineering careers.

 

http://www.acinet.org/acinethttp://online.onetcenter.org/find/Explore career options (salary, job outlook and descriptions) as well as job search tips.

 

http://www.collegefortexans.comExtensive information on careers, colleges and financial aid including links to Texas colleges and universities. Can search for colleges by Major.

 

http://www.bls.gov/ocoOccupational Outlook Handbook: source of career information including job duties,employment outlook and salaries.

 

http://www.myplan.com/majors/index.phpWhat do I do with a Major in? Excellent resources organized by college majors for job titles and professional links.

 

http://www.texashotjobs.orgA complete resource of health and medical careers in Texas including full descriptions, salary and educational levels required, and listings of schools in Texas offering degrees.

 

http://www.tracer2.com/ Texas career information website provides statistics and analyses on the dynamics of the Texas labor market as well as a wide array of career and occupational information through software programs and printed publications.

 

Free Online Career Assessment

http://www.keirsey.comPersonality preference indicator

 

http://www.texasgenuine.org 

Explore Career frields and college options to get you there

 

http://www.9types.com/rheti/homepage.actual.htmlPersonal style quiz

 

Job Search Resources

http://www.baylor.edu/carreerservices   Click on "Job search Videos" for various short videos highlighting job search skills                                    that will help you find a job.

http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/   The online Job Hunters Bible contains many tips and resources for the career changer and job seeker.

http://www.salary.com

http://www.wrksolutions.com/

For further information or individual assistance with career questions contact your campus Counselor or Academic Advisor.

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