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Helpful career and major decision-making websites

California Career CafeCalifornia Career Café 
A place where you can explore occupations, map out a career pathway, gain valuable insight from Roadtrip Nation founders, be inspired, learn how to connect with professionals, and resources in finding a job or internship!  Go to the cafe and click on “get a pathway.”

O*Net Online 
Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, students, researchers, and more!
Click on “find occupations.”

Real life students talking about their majors, colleges, and career paths in video format based on over 15 career industries and pathways. Click on the appropriate heading i.e. college student then click on interested “Pathway.”

My Next Move
Search for information about hundreds of jobs based on key words, by industries, or not sure.  You can take a quick 15 minute assessment to obtain a list of possible careers to explore. Click on the section that is appropriate for you.

Bay Area Career Guide
Bay Area Career Guide is a free online resource to discover, understand and pursue hundreds of career and technical education (CTE) opportunities at San Francisco Bay Area’s 26 community colleges.

California Reality Check
After high school and college you will need to work to work to pay for housing, transportation, clothes etc.  Find out how much money you will need and which occupation will pay for all your needs. Click on “occupations direct” for salary information.

Inside Career Info
Firsthand career reviews from insiders, including: Tips for people considering the career, best and worst aspects of the career, job tasks and everyday responsibilities, getting a job, and education and degrees required. Click on “all careers” on left side of page at bottom of list of careers.

What Can I Do With A Major In…..?
Provides summary for majors, sample job titles, possible employers, professional associations, and resources for finding employment.  Click on “Major”.

San Francisco Bay Area internships with many that pay! The majority of the internships listed are in the Silicon Valley and Northern California.

Roadtrip Nation
The Roadtrip Nation Experience is an educational program that empowers students to map their interests to future pathways in life. The heart of this experience is students exploring their communities and speaking with local Leaders to learn the steps that they took to get to where they are today.

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Last Updated: 2/24/12