Career Exploration

Major Exploration Resources

Here are some resources that will help you understand the relationship between college major and occupations:

What Can I Do With This Major is a website that will help you explore and connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

What Can I DO With A MAjor In

MU Department of Academic and Student Development
The Department of Academic and Student Development provides an integrated and effective academic advising program as well as resources and tools for students, faculty and staff.

MU Major Videos
The Major Views Videos will help you learn more about the many academic options at Millersville University.

Career Exploration Resources

CareerOne Stop
Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration, this site helps you identify jobs that are similar to your identified skills and abilities.

Inside Career Info
Created to help students and career-changers get a firsthand perspective on the jobs and careers that may be of interest to them. Learning from professionals with direct experience provides an additional dimension to researching occupations that is difficult to find elsewhere.

O*NET Online
Detailed descriptions of the world of work, profiling 800+ occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), this resource profiles hundreds of occupations, describes what they do, the work environment, and where to get additional information.  Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-2020 decade. (Occupational Outlook Handbook en Espanol)

Professional Associations
Connect with working professionals in fields and industries that interest you to learn about job, internship and scholarship opportunities. Many professional associations post information for students on their websites and feature student membership rates.  This website from The Campus Career Coach lists more than 500 professional association websites, organized alphabetically by profession.