​Assess

Online – See the online career assessments available to you​

  • Career Coach: Students can take a career assessment, discover majors and in-demand careers as well as gather information on their education degrees/College offerings based on their interests! Create an account and save your information.
  • Ca Career Zone: Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them.
  • Ca Career Café: Start Insights and Tools to Help You Identify Your Career Direction...
  • Similar Minds: Personality test site and community offering several options: Jung, Big Five, Word Association, Enneagram, and an Ask the Oracle feature.
  • Here To Career: This information helps students make informed education and career decisions that lead to greater economic opportunities and professional success.

In Person – See what in person workshops/counseling opportunities are available to you​

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is widely applied in the career development field to help people toward more informed career decisions. This is an assessment of individual preferences, not a test of right or wrong answers, and it is fun! You will use this information to explore various careers that will be challenging and interesting to you. After taking the assessment, you will receive a computer-generated report with suggestions for occupations and academic majors for you to explore. If you are interested, contact the Career & Transfer Center in person, by phone at 242-7724 to schedule a counseling appointment. (Fee: $15)
  • Strong Interest Inventory: The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) is a questionnaire that inquires about your level of interests in occupations, occupational activities, academic subjects, hobbies, leisure activities and types of people. Your answers are compared to the pattern of interests of people working in various occupations who are satisfied with their jobs and are doing well in them. You will receive a computer-generated report that will suggest occupations and academic majors for you to explore.  If you are interested, contact the Career & Transfer Center in person, by phone at 242-7724 to schedule a counseling appointment. (Fee: $15)
  • Workshops: Shasta College offers a number of free workshops to assist you with your success. There are workshops related to career exploration, note-taking, test taking, time management and more. You can choose to attend a workshop in person or online or a combination of both, as your interest and schedule permits.
  • STU-90- Career Choice: A course designed for students who are undecided about their educational and/or career goals. Through a series of group exercises, and career development testing, students learn to identify personal values, interests, skills, aversions, and personality patterns and understand how they relate to choices in the world of work. Students learn to access occupational information, develop decision-making skills and set career goals.
  • Shasta College Counseling Center

Explore

Major – search and view different major exploration tools​

Major exploration: What Can I do with … 

Career Planning Courses by Major

PDF of course offerings

  • Assist: ASSIST is intended to facilitate transfer from a California Community College to a University of California or California State University campus.
  • Shasta College Majors and Certificates
  • AICCU: The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities. School comparisons and online mentor program. 

Career – search and view different career exploration tools​

  • Salary Surfer: The Salary Surfer does not contain information about wages earned by community college students who transfer to a four-year institution.
  • CA Career Guides: California Career Center is the website for career and college resources and tools to help students map their futures.
  • O*NET: OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
  • mySkills myFuture: Find new career options based on the skills and experience you gained in a past job. Find salaries, training programs, job listings, and skills gaps for any occupation.
  • BigFuture: Choosing a college is a big and exciting decision. Explore your interests and take the time to find a college that will put you on a path to a bright future.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations.

Prepare

Prepare for careers and the workforce​

  • Resume and Interview Preparation: For assistance with resume and interview preparation visit the Shasta College Student Employment Office in Room 126 of the Administration Building (Bldg. 100).
  • Internship Search: Discover internships that align with your career goals. Search intern jobs by company, major and career right now on Internships.com.
  • Job Shadowing
  • Internships - Ca Career Café: Internships can not only help you identify a career path, but also build connections within a career field leading to a permanent position. Regardless of your career goal, getting an internship will help you get the experience and exposure you need to land a good job.
  • FED Service Learning
  • Careercast Disability Network | Diversity: Like most parents with a child with a disability, we share the same wish: to live just one day longer than our child. What happens after we are gone?

Search

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