Future Career Plans

Future Career Plans

As you move through your academic studies you may find that your career direction becomes more or less clear, needs a little tweaking or that you don't know as much about career options in your areas of interest as you thought you did. Regardless of your situation, there are people, resources and services available to help you sort the pieces of your career puzzle that equal career success for you. Check out the following, for career assistance where you need it most.

Career Counseling - Meet with your Career Coach to discuss your skills, interests, and values, choice of major and how this translates into a professional career designed just for you.

Career Assessments - Take the MBTI or the Strong to learn more about how your personality and your interests fit into the world of work.

Cards CareerLink - The online job database used by the UofL Career Development Center to advertise on-campus part-time jobs, federal work study positions on-campus, off-campus part-time jobs , internships, cooperative education opportunities and full-time career positions.

Career Options for PhDs - This section describes potential career paths for PhDs and provides links related to those careers.

Postdoc Workforce Issues - Career trends and reports that can help you keep informed about the job market.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - For hundreds of different types of jobs—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions.

O'Net - The O'Net system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.

Job Choices Online-  Hosted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Choices Online offers career and job-search advice for new college graduates.

Informational Interviews [PDF]- A great way to learn more about your field of interest from a professional.