Career Guidance & Exploration

PCC Resources

Check out the PCC Career Centers, located at each campus:

Staff Picks

Roadtrip Nation. Watch all episodes of Roadtrip Nation, and meet all kinds of people doing things you never thought of as "work" or "career."

Candid Career. Get career advice, like how to do an informational interview, and watch hundreds of interviews with people about their careers.

PCC Books & DVDs on Careers

Search the PCC Library catalog for vocational guidance to find books, DVDs and articles on a wide variety of careers.

Investigate Different Kinds of Jobs

What exactly does a chef do? What do you need to do to get to drive a train? Find out all about different occupations:

Oregon Career Information System
One stop shopping! Learn about the world of work and education. with a focus on Oregon. Assess your skills, interests and values; explore occupations, careers and employment; and find out the education and training you need for the career you want. From the College of Education at the University of Oregon. Some content is available from PCC networked computers only.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Get the quick details on all kinds of careers and jobs, like working conditions, educational requirements, jobs prospects, average salary or wage.

O*Net Online
A tool for career exploration and job analysis, from US Dept of Labor. Provides descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

Magazine Articles About Careers, Jobs and Industries

Business Source Premier
Articles from over 3,000 journals covering business, management, economics, finance.

Articles from all different types of magazines, newspapers and journals. Something for everybody!

SIRS Knowledge Source
Articles from newspapers and magazines with full-text information on social issues, science, health, history, government, business, and the arts and humanities.

Vocations and Careers Collection
Content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

Last Update: 30 Oct 13:53 | Tagged with: careers planning exploration