Center for Career and Experiential Education

Roosevelt Hall, 90 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

– 401.874.2311

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Learning about Majors and Careers

Finding and Deciding on a Major

In-Person Help with Your Major:

How do I decide on a major or find out more about a major? How do I know what I am good at? Your career advisor assists you in exploring your interests, skills, values and abilities and connecting majors and careers. Career assessment will help you make a knowledgeable decision regarding what major to chose. Specific occupational information, self assessment testing, websites, and online resources will be suggested according to your specific interests and needs during the career advising appointment. To meet with a Career Advisor: log onto RhodyNet. Call 874-2311 for assistance.

Online Resources to help with your Major:

What Can I Do with this Major…..?
List of majors at URI
Majors Search Princeton Review
Majors Search College Board
College Grad Job HunterO*Net OnLine
Podcast: Careers in Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Technology
Federal Jobs by College Major
Thinking About Law School
Job Choices On Line

Career Assessments: Learning about Yourself and Careers

TypeFocus™(recommend meeting with a career counselor for evaluation of results)
Strong Interest Inventory (must meet with a career counselor before taking)
Campbell Interest and Skills Survey CISS (must meet with a career counselor before taking)

Video Resources

Job Search Minute Videos,
Career InfoNet Videos

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