Are you looking to learn more about different career resources that exist?
This resource page exists to highlight some online tools and direct students to do some self-exploration. There are many tools out there for career exploration and preparedness but it can become overwhelming.
These are some of the tools and features that Cabrillo College Career Services staff encourage students to check out.
Candid Career provides video interviews of industry professionals sharing their unique advice and experiences to give students a glimpse of what the future might hold! Videos are brief, between 1 and 5 minutes long. There's something for everyone as videos assist students with major and career exploration, internships, job search, grad school questions, and professional development.
There are currently over 8,300 individual interviews that are being added to every year. Search or browse the videos by using the "Explore Careers" tab drop down menu (i.e. industry, career titles, college major, etc.) or search by keywords.
Pro Tip: Students are encouraged to check out the Career Video Resources page to view the informational video, "Candid Career."
Career Coach is an interactive and free career exploration tool that allows you to match information on job titles, education paths, and job market data for the local region based upon your interests from a simple interest inventory to possible careers.
Personalized results will include which programs at Cabrillo can prepare you for the career(s) you're interested in, what job openings exist that are related to your career interests and in-demand skills for various careers.
Additionally, Career Coach includes an easy to use resume builder.
ProTip: Use the Career Coach Worksheet to help you get the most out of the online career tool.
My Next Move
Easy-to-use electronic tool that enables users to explore occupations and find related information, including job openings, job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs. Available free online and especially designed for students.
Pro Tip: The My Next Move website is a student friendly interface of O*NET.
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. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations, and links to professional associations.
Pro Tip: Try using the new "Field of Degree" (Links to an external site.) Tab: Field of degree (FOD) pages highlight data and information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau for a variety of academic fields. Each FOD page provides a glimpse of workers with the degree and shows occupations, outlook, and more for people in that major.
A free website for easy access to information on over 900 occupations. View data on tasks, skills, knowledge,abilities, job zones, tools and technology, interests, work styles, work values, and work context.
What Can I Do With This Major?
Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, What Can I Do With This Major? will help you 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. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.
Pro Tip: Students are encouraged to check out the Career Video Resources page to view the informational video, "What Can I do With This Major."
A career toolkit that helps with cover letters, resumes, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, career tests, and more. Look for jobs by job-seeker type, industry, and geography, as well as by general job sites. You can also access tips, links, advice about undergraduate and graduate degrees and financial aid, books to help your career development and the best resources for employers
Utilize the resume builder within Career Coach to help create a polished resume that will help you get an interview.
Cabrillo Seahawk Job Board
Available to students and alumni, search and apply for employment opportunities with employers who want to hire Cabrillo students
Monterey Bay Interns
Create a profile, upload multiple resumes, search and apply for internships across Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey Counties.
Get started building your professional profile, building your professional network, and searching for employment.
One of many employment searching tools with global reach and is well-used by employers and job searchers.
California Job Information
Looks for jobs online by county. Put your resume online.