Academics

Career Planning

Choosing a career can be a scary process because it’s a decision that might require a lifetime of commitment.  The 4U College Management Program is here to help you discover the work-field that best compliments your interests, talents, and skills. We offer a variety of resources that students can use to equip themselves with knowledge they will need to be prepared for job interviews, and the workplace. Check out our list of workshops to see if any interest you, and if you need one-on-one career counseling, make an appointment with our mentor!

Questions to consider before choosing a career

What type of career do you want to have? Why?

What major fits the criteria best for your career and why?

Will this require more than a Bachelors Degree? Or will you need to go to grad school?

In regards to this career, what can you do with a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD.?

How much do people make in this career?

Here are some sources you can use to help answer these questions!

  • California Career Zone
    A collaboration between the California Career Resource Network, California Department of Education, and the Employment Development Department
  • CareerOneStop
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • My Next Move
    Sponsored by the National Center for O*Net Development for the U.S. Department of Labor
  • My Skills My Future
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
  • O*NET Online
    Sponsored by the National Center for O*Net Development for the U.S. Department of Labor

Job Interviews and Résumés