Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Carroll College Career Services is committed to helping students find the best career for them through a myriad of resources. However, access to these resources is limited. They are paid subscriptions and are accessible only via Career Services. Access is free to Carroll students.

Montana Career Information System*

*Students: Login to MyCarroll to gain access information

Montana Career Information SystemMontana Career Information System provides comprehensive information on the following topics: Occupation, Military Employment, Self-Employment, Graduate Schools, Financial Aid, Programs of Study and much more! 

TO ACCESS THIS PROGRAM: User Name: 733w  Password: future

Virtual Card Sort for Careers

The Work Importance Locator

Work Importance LocatorThe work importance locator can help you gather your interest to find suitable careers based on what your comfort zones are.

KUDER Career Inventories*

Montana Career Planning
The KUDER career planning system includes online assessements of career-related interests, skills and work-related values. Additionally, the system links student users to other valuable and helpful internet resources. Students who are interested in accessing the KUDER inventories pay a modest fee for the three inventories. To access them, please see someone in Career Services to secure a batch code. 

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupation Outlook Handbook
This Handbook has complied list of data and information about diffrent occupations based on research done within United States. To use this tool just search for a occupation clicking on the link and then type in a desired occupation into the search bar on the upper right hand side. 

The Career Project

The Career ProjectThe Career Project.org is a brand new and FREE interactive career research tool that allows you a personal and uncensored look into thousands of real careers and jobs through the eyes of the people who have them.  Each career profile has three sections; an extensive interview with the participant about their job, a detailed personal account of an average day on that job, and "Ask Me" a place where you can ask each participant any additional questions about their career. Learn what people really make and do all day, what they really love/hate about their position, how they got their job and what they suggest for you to do to find a similar position and much more!  

Simply register using your Carroll email address to access all Career Project benefits for free!

Here are some more general sites to help you to find a job, post resumes, and interact with employers from all over.

MY PLAN - FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER

This is a great site for researching careers, occupations, what you can do with certain majors, as well as researching colleges. The site also has some career assessment tools that you can take to help guide you with your career decisions. Click here to get started.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly Fall 2013 Issue Now Available!

The Fall 2013 issue of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly is now available online at http://www.bls.gov/ooq/. This issue includes:

  • Paying for college
  • Careers in mining, oil, and gas
  • Using BLS Occupational Employment Statistics data in a job search
  • Profiles on a composer and an online seller
  • How long do workers stay with the same employer?

You can download the full issue in PDF form too.

The OOQ, produced in the same office as the Occupational Outlook Handbook, offers practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career- and work-related topics such as occupations by industry, tips for jobseekers, unusual occupations, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career One Stop

With resources to help you explore careers, learn more about education and training, resume advice, samples and templates, interview help, salary and benefit information, job search resources and more, CareerOneStop is everything you need.

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  • Your source for employment information and inspiration.
  • The place to manage your career.
  • Your pathway to career success.
  • Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals
  • Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

Also, check out over 500 job title specific videos from CareerOneStop.

Occupational Outlook Quarterly

Occupational Outlook QuarterlyOccupational Outlook Quarterly
is a service that constantly gathers new information on the ever changing career fields. It is a online counterpart to its print version. here you can acces print each season when it is leased. 

EXPLORING CAREERS FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

This site provides a good and quick first look at hundreds of occupational areas.
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Career Webinars

Career Webinars

Would you like to hear about insider tips and tricks to the job world? Then you're in the right place! Talent Marks has put together 9 webinar's dedicated to helping you get the career you want! Click the Talent Marks logo to view!