Career Exploration

There are a number of resources that can assist you in obtaining information about careers and academic programs/majors.  The following websites can help you to:

  • Expand your knowledge of career options,
  • Learn about industry and employment trends, and
  • Gain an understanding of related academic programs and majors.

Career, Industry and Occupational Outlook Information

  • NMC Career Coach allows you to explore the job outlook for various careers and job postings in the local area, and find the level of education you'll need to be hired.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook includes information on hundreds of occupations, including job outlook, education and training, related occupations, and salary ranges.
  • O*NET provides occupational information.  A variety of search options are available including researching by keyword, industry and skill sets.
  • America's Career InfoNET provides occupational and industry information as well as other career related tools.

Academic Programs and Information about Majors

In addition to academic program descriptions found on NMC's website, the following websites include profiles of college majors and careers:

The Advising Center offers free career counseling services to NMC students deciding on a career or program of study. Bridges, a free online service, is also available to assist you in assessing your interests, abilities and values. Contact our office for password information.

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