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Career Services – Career Exploration

Exploring a variety of careers can be more fun than you think. Online resources open up a whole world of options. Take advantage of the resources listed below to find out what working in any one of thousands of occupations would be like. Many of these resources give you an overview of the environment, skills, education, and certifications needed for each job.

If you have any questions, please contact Career & Internship Services: (336) 841-9025.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. It includes work environment, industry outlook, and salary information.

O*NET OnLine

The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers

The Riley Guide

The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage. Websites are listed in a variety of ways with many sites specific to educational majors.

Gradschools.com

Gradschools.com is an excellent resource for locating a graduate school either by program or location. Provides links to all listed schools.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.

(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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