Online Resources

The following links offer informative resources to assist students in investigating their career goals.  Disclaimer: Wake Tech does not own, maintain, or take responsibility for any of the following websites. We provide these links as a service to our students, as tools for making informed decisions.

Planning Tools

  • What Can I Do With This Major?  - Connects majors to career areas and identifies employers that hire within each major.
  • College Foundation of NC (CFNC) - Offers tools for college transition, exploration of programs and majors, career video, and transfer planning.  
  • Vocational Biographies - Examines careers through the biographies of workers in various fields (username: waketech, password: careers)  
  • Sloan Career Cornerstone - Explores career profiles of professionals in science, technology, engineering, math, and health care fields
  • Princeton Review - Outlines information on college majors, careers, and college rankings

Resource information

  • Career Coach  - Provides the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training at Wake Tech.
  • O*NET - Offers a search engine for detailed descriptions of more than 1,000 jobs
  • Career One Stop - Provides information on occupations, salaries, outlook and career videos
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Identifies information on salaries, education and training, outlook, and employment resources 
  • America's Career InfoNet - Outlines information on occupations and industries, self-assessments, salary, and outlook

Career Assessments

  • Focus 2 – Combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision-making, and action planning.  Please attend a Career Lens session to gain access into the Focus 2 system. 
  • College Foundation of NC (CFNC) - Explores interests, transferrable skills, abilities, and work values to identify career options
  • My Next Move - Provides career information including work demands, educational requirements, and job outlook
  • Personality Type.com -Unlocks personality "types" to gain insight into one’s preferences
  • Humanmetrics - Identifies areas of one’s lifestyle and determines how they relate to specific career fields 
  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter - Classifies temperament types and their connection to careers of interest 

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