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Career Services

 

Undecided about your major? A career? Don't know how to search for that perfect job? We can help! This website contains valuable information, advice, and resources about choosing a major and finding a job. You can also visit the Office of Student Academic Support Services for more information.

 

Good Resources for Getting Started:

America's Career Info Net Career One Stop http://www.acinet.org
Very accessible information on occupational descriptions, education, job outlook, and salary.

Kent State University Career Resources:

Explore Kent majors and degrees: http://www.kent.edu/gps/index.cfm  

Career Services homepage: http://www.kent.edu/career/index.cfm 
Find out about Career Fairs, search the Job & Internship Board, get help with your Resume, practice Interviewing and get prepared for the Job Search.  This information is also available under your Career Path Tab on Flashline. 

My Plan -- Major and Career Guidance.  Take Interest Inventories.

FOCUS -- Career and Major Planner.

Other Useful Websites:

https://www.careerzone.ny.gov -- A very good quick and easy way to find occupations from the Holland Self Directed Code.

http://www.keirsey.com/ and http://www.personalitytype.com/career_quiz?type=1 -- Personality Assessments.

http://uncw.edu/career/WhatCanIDoWithaMajorIn.html-- What Can I Do With A Major In...

http://www.quintcareers.com/transferable_skills_set.html -- Transferable job skills.

www.jobhuntersbible.com  -- Based on Richard Bolles book, "What Color is Your Parachute".  Good site for adults in transition.

http://www.niu.edu/careerservices/weblinks/ -- Excellent research website.

http://www.rileyguide.com/research.html -- Research employers.

https://ohiomeansjobs.com/omj/ -- Search for Ohio job opportunities

http://www.cleveland.com/jobs/  and www.crainscleveland.com/ -- Search for local job opportunities.

http://www.noche.org/neointern/ -- Search for local internship opportunities.

 

Books: There are many career related books available in the Office of Student Academic Support Services and the Library. For example, there are books that address the required training and job opportunities by career field.    

Local Job Board: Check out our job placement board located in the Student Lounge.