Online Career Resources

Career Planning Information

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

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

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

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

http://uncw.edu.edu/career/WhatCanIDoWithaMajorIn.htmlhttp://www.monroecc.edu/depts/careercenter/stuserv/careerprofiles.htmhttp://careerservices.rutgers.edu/CareerHandouts.shtml
http://www.myplan.com/majors/index.php
What do I do with a Major in? Excellent resources organized by college majors for job titles and professional links.

http://www.applytexas.org
Texas Common Application to apply to any public two or four-year college or university in Texas.

http://www.texashotjobs.org
A 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.

 

College Entrance Exams

http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/accuplacer/accuplacer-texas-success-initiative-assessment-sample-questions.pdf                      http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/accuplacer/accuplacer-tsi-writeplacer-sample-essays.pdf

http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/accuplacer/TSI_Test-Content.pdf
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment and TSI test taking tips

www.actstudent.org
National ACT: information and registration.

www.collegeboard.com 
SAT and CLEP tests: information, test taking tips, and registration.

http://www.testprepreview.com/ 
Free Practice tests and test preparation tips for ACT, NET, and more.

http://www.4tests.com/exams/exams.asp
Free practice questions for ACT, CLEP, GED and others.

http://number2.com/
Online test preparation for SAT, ACT and GRE.

http://www.studyguidezone.com/theatest.htm
Offers free study guides for ACT and others. 

Learning Express Library through Fort Bend County Library (must use your FBCL card to access). Free tutorials for ACT as well as many helpful learning resources:
http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/databases/education.html

 

Free Online Career Assessment

http://www.keirsey.com
Personality preference indicator 

http://www.texasgenuine.org 

Explore Career frields and college options to get you there

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

http://www.ncsu.edu/careerkey
Career interest assessment

 
Paying and Budgeting for College and Beyond

http://www.texasrealitycheck.com   Use Texas Reality Check to help you match careers and earning potential

http://www.360financialliteracy.org/Life-Stages/College-Students   A free program to help understand financial planning through all stages of life

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college    Options for money to help pay for college

 

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.fortbendjobs.com

http://www.texascomputerjobs.com

http://www.wetfeet.com (national)

http://houston.jobing.com/

http://www.wrksolutions.com/

For further information or individual assistance with career or academic questions, contact your campus counselor or academic advisor.

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