Career Resources

The Internet has a wealth of information regarding career information. Here is a list of Web sites to help you get started with your career exploration process:

America's Career InfoNet
The America’s Career InfoNet is a database of national, state and metro labor market information such as employment trends, wages and more. Find out about high-growth and high-wage occupations.

Career Coach
Check out career options, job outlook, top job recommendations, and career training programs. It's a one-stop-shop for current employment information! View the Lone Star College career coach websites:

Career TV
CareerTV is a global television programmer and interactive Web site designed to help college students and young professionals develop long-lasting, successful careers. It provides job seekers with free, personalized career profiles, career coaching, career-related videos, salary reports and career news.

Green Jobs
Green Jobs is a career exploration guide and article database for green, environmental careers.

Jobipedia
Jobipedia is a website where students and recent graduates can ask questions about job searching and get answers directly from experienced recruiting professionals at America's top employers. Topics include internships and training, job searching, resume writing, interviewing, salaries and benefits, workplace relations, and career planning.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an excellent resource to gain career information. It will provide you with reports on many careers with accurate information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

O*NET (Occupational Information Network)
The O*NET is an up-to-date occupational database with descriptions and skill sets for specific occupations. O*NET information helps workers evaluate what skills are needed in their current occupations, how existing skills may transfer to other occupations and what new skills will be required to make the transition to a new occupation.

Salary.com
This site can provide you with occupational descriptions and salary information for careers. Salary information can be focused down to your specific zip code!

Texas CARES
Texas CARES is a multi-media career information system designed for individuals to explore different careers and related educational opportunities in Texas and around the country.

Quintessential Careers
This is a comprehensive Web site that has career, college and job resources to help give you a head start on your career exploration process. This Web site has an A-Z list of career-related articles to help you become successful with all of your career endeavors.

Choosing a College Major

Choosing a major can be very overwhelming. Take advantage of LSC Career Services to help you discover your college major. Here are some Web sites to help you find a major that is right for you:

College Board

Guide to College Majors

What can I do with this major? 
Please Note: LSCS does not offer all the subjects/programs listed on this site.

Lone Star College Career Information Sheets

LSCS offers many different workforce degrees and certificates to prepare you for employment in a specific career field.   Learn more about these degrees and certificate programs in our  career information sheets.

Set a Career Goal and Take Action

Goals help us establish what is important and provides direction in your life. Establishing career goals can help you focus your energy on what you want to accomplish. Take time to define and determine your career goals. Set short and long-term goals to help you achieve your career endeavors. Put your plan into action and continue to move forward.  Get more tips for achieving your career goals and finding success.

 

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