JEC Center

Porterville College campus

Choosing Your Major

Having a Hard Time Choosing Your Major?

Here are some resources and websites that may help you in learning about and choosing a major.

What Can I do with A Major In?

What can I do with a major in ____________? Fill in the blank.
Career Coach is a cool website that provides you with the opportunity to discover wonderful career possibilities for all majors. Just click on a major and it will lead you to a major description, job titles, job and internship links, and industry information.

 My Next Move!

My Next Move is a web-based interactive tool for new job seekers, students, and other career explorers to learn more about their career options. Users can:

  • Explore over 900 different careers and see important information including skills, tasks, salaries, and employment outlook on easy-to-read career reports.
  • Look at related apprenticeships and training, and search actual job openings.
  • Find careers through a keyword search; by browsing industries; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers customized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of education and work experience.

Career reports feature the most important knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work, explained in language that's easy to understand. Outlook and education sections let users find salary info, job postings, and training opportunities. The visual design enables users to identify a career's key points, or explore a career in depth.



California Career Cafe

Explore this virtual career center. You can research career pathways, take self assessment, watch inspiring, motivating videos about many different careers and find out how best to look for a job or internship, and much, much more!