Porterville College

JEC Center - Porterville College

Major & Career Resources

Need Assistance Choosing Your Major?

Academic and Career Advising is available at Porterville College to assist students in the development and implementation of  meaningful academic plans that are compatible with their academic/life goals. Advisors can provide guidance in areas such as:

●  Academic Planning     ●  Major Exploration Campus     ● Course Selection/Planning     ● Major & Degree Requirements     

 Transfer Information      Resource Referral      Career Assessment & Planning      Job Search Techniques     ● Goal Setting     

● And Much More!           Click on the JEC Contact tab for our Educational Advisor's contact information. 

Can't Make it to an Appointment Today?

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... provides you with the opportunity to discover wonderful career possibilities for all majors.

● Career Coach is designed to help you learn about  majors and careers by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

 Porterville College Degree and Certificates list - Job Skills Certificates, Certificates of Achievement and Degree Programs which Porterville College currently offers. 

"DIY" (Do It Yourself) Advising...you can follow these tips and "advise yourself." At some point, however, you are encouraged to see a counselor or advisor to review the courses you selected in relationship to your academic goals. 

Career Exploration- You've got the education. Now what? 

Most students go to college to earn a degree so they can get a good job. But unless there's a position waiting in the family business, chances are you're going to have to look for one. So where do you begin? Do you know all the career opportunities associated with your major? What if you want some real world experience before you commit to a career path? Check out the resources below to get more information on how to choose your career. 

College Central Network (CCN) - One stop site to get you started on career exploration, resume building, job search, tips & tricks in landing your dream job, and much more!

● 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.

 Career Coach is designed to help you learn about  majors and careers by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

 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!

April 25, 2016

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