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Walters State Resources
WSCC Student Success Center
Advisers can help you determine what coursework is necessary for specific careers and counsel you on what career pathways may look like as far as your course load.
WSCC Veteran Services
If you are a veteran needing career assistance, WSCC Veteran Services office offers that and more.
Explore occupations by outlook, career cluster, levels of education or experience, or specific to job families.
My Next Move
Use this interactive guide to help you determine which direction you want to go with your career choices.
Career One Stop
Created by the US Department of Labor, this site provides information on various careers, including videos, salary resources, and interest assessments.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This source provides information on the outlook of a career, including skills needed and salary projection. You can search by occupation groups, median pay, growth rate of job, and education needed.
Peterson’s Career Prep This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive career resource that allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, experience what's in demand, and find schools and education/training programs. Career Transitions is your one-stop-shop for finding a new job/career or for finding expert tips on how to set yourself apart in an increasingly competitive job market.
Skill and Interest Assessments
Career Skills OneStop Skills Matcher
Rate yourself on 40 work place skills and this program will provide potential career matches.
O*Net Interest Profiler
The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do.
The Tennessee College and Career Planning System powered by Kuder® steps students through learning about themselves, exploring career options, making a plan for education, preparing for the world of work, and more. Contact a WSCC Career Coach (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) for log-in information.
A Student's Guide to a Meaningful Career (First Edition) by
Publication Date: 2018-02-28
It's never too early to determine your true calling and start working toward your ideal career! A Student's Guide to a Meaningful Career: Choices, Education, and Opportunities serves as a dynamic workbook that will help you uncover your unique qualities, passions, and strengths, then consider complementary career paths. You will learn how to take advantage of the many opportunities available to you during your academic career, many of which can make you more marketable to future employers. Filled with thought-provoking readings, activities, and opportunities for personal reflection, this guide will help you make strategic, career-related decisions as a college student so you can realize your career aspirations in the future. A Student's Guide to a Meaningful Career is part of the Cognella Series on Student Success, a collection of books designed to help students develop the essential life and learning skills needed to support a happy, healthy, and productive higher education experience.
The Psychology of Career Decisions