Explore Your Interests

Choosing a career path works best when you understand your own interests and skills, and what’s most important to you.

  • What are you curious about and take time to learn about independently?
  • How do you like to spend your free time?
  • What sorts of activities, including volunteering and paid employment, have you participated in?
  • What natural talents and skills do you most enjoy using?

This page contains information and resources that are designed to help you think more about how you are and potential career paths that may be a fit for you. Take time to think about who you are and what type of work would be meaningful and rewarding to you.

MBA vs. MPA: How to Decide Which One is Right For You

Many individuals looking to continue their education and open up new career opportunities enroll in graduate programs. While the motivations for making this decision vary greatly based on work experience, focus, and an individual’s long-term goals and aspirations, the majority …

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What Is a Cloud Security Engineer?

As a type of security engineer, cloud security engineers are responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the security of an organization’s cloud computing environment to protect against cyberthreats.

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12 great remote jobs those early in their marketing and advertising careers

Other professions do lend themselves well to remote work. These can be described as “knowledge work” which, in today’s world, often means people seated at desks working on computers. Many of those in marketing and advertising careers do exactly that. So, if you’re early in your career and want to work remotely, the occupational fields of marketing and advertising should be of interest to you.

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Can healthcare professionals work remotely?

I’ll joke sometimes that everyone should work from home, even surgeons. The truth is that it wasn’t all that long ago when surgery was performed in the home — typically that of the patient — which might explain why so many ended …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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10 Perfect Jobs for History Majors (That Aren’t Historian or Professor)

While some history majors do go on to become historians, high school teachers, or college professors, many others pursue a career outside academia—in fields that vary from law to research and even medicine—and so can you.

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GoinGlobal provides jobseekers of all nationalities with tools to fast track their career explorations both at home and abroad, featuring …


FOCUS® 2 CAREER is an easy-to-use online career self-assessment system that can help you explore your values, interests, personality, and …

Candid Career

Candid Career provides career planning and career information videos to help students learn about job options, industries and job search …

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major? features 100 major profiles with information on common career paths, types of employers …

Informational Interviews

PDF: An informational interview is an interview with someone currently working in a field of interest to you.


MassCIS helps you explore careers and offers career assessments among other information.

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