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Not sure what's out there? Curious about you career options? Need direction? We can help you sort out your career plans and decisions.

Exploring your interests, majors, and career options by taking online career assessments with FOCUS.

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View this presentation to see what FOCUS can do for you.

Explore Occupations:

The following web sites are provided for informational use only, not as an endorsement of any particular organization or service.

  • http://www.careeronestop.org/ -- U.S. Department of Laborís new site, great one stop shop. O*NET a primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Revised every two years, a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
  • iSeek.org - gateway to career, education, employment, and business information. Minnesota-based, easy-to-use, highly recommended.
  • O*NET OnLine -- detailed descriptions of the world of work
  • Minnesota Careers Interest Assessment 

Identify Skills:

Learn About Different Majors:

Research Potential Employers:

  • Metropolitan State Library - the librarians are always ready to assist students with research. They have a great Career Resources Jumpstart page too.
  • Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal and Book of Lists
    Go to Metro State's Library website and then choose the Databases A-Z icon. On the page, choose the M tab, and then scroll down to Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal and Book of Lists.
  • James J. Hill Library - great source for private company information. Very helpful staff used to working with people in career transition.

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