Major & Career Exploration
A large part of the college experience is finding out who you are and how your passions connect to a career purpose. Research tells us that students who are confident about their major and career choices are more engaged, motivated, and successful.
Online Guides to Exploring Majors & Careers
- UK Academic Exploration Tool (AET): The AET revamps the way to prepare for college classes and future opportunities, making the process more user friendly and allowing for more creativity when searching and considering forthcoming career possibilities.
Vault: FREE to UK students from this site! Do employer research, download FREE career e-books, read internship reviews, search job postings and more!
CandidCareer.com: Watch informational videos of industry professionals talking about their careers, and houses dozens of career prep videos on a variety of topics.
ONET Online: Database of career information, broken down by job title to explain what a career is really like.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Provides facts about careers by job title, including job outlook/growth, salary expectations, and any licensure or certifications needed