Majors and Careers



The Career Center offers a wide range of career assessments to help determine your: Existing skills versus skills you may want to develop Interests and how they relate to the work world Personal values and how to incorporate them into the world of work Individual personality characteristics and how they match the types of work you may enjoy Download and complete the following files to help organize your interests and hone in on the perfect major/career. (Note: This workbook is designed to be printed double-sided and saddle stapled. Printed copies are available at the Career Center.) Choose the Right Major for YouPDF File[PDF] How to Find the Right JobPDF File[PDF]

Career Counseling

Additional career assessments are given at the discretion of a career counselor, and include True Colors, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, Skill Scan and assessments on the web site. Contact a career counselor by email or phone to make an appointment to take an assessment.

What Can I Do With This Major?

"What Can I Do with This Major?" is a link that provides concise, tailored information about various majors you might be considering here at SF State. Click on any major to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. At the end of each listing, you will find additional links that provide material on Professional Associations, Occupational Outlook Information, Miscellaneous Career Information and Job Postings related to the major.

Job Choices Magazine

Job Choices Magazine is a career exploration magazine created by the National Association for Colleges and Employers now available online. Read about employers, get job search tips, and more!

Roadtrip Nation

Roadtrip Nation External Link is a career exploration program started by a group of college friends who decided to hit the road in a large, green RV to talk with inspirational leaders across the country about the secret to their success. It has since spawned an annual PBS series External Link of the same name, as well as a nation-wide student movement. Roadtrip Nation helps students find their passion in life, no matter what road they choose. Come to the Career Center to view these interviews on the Roadtrip Nation computer workstation.

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