Career Development Process
- Who am I? (Assessment)
- Where am I going? (Occupational and Career Information)
- How do I get there? (Job Search Tools)
(Evaluate your abilities, interests, values and skills)
- FOCUS2 – Assessment, exploration, and decision making in one intuitive program. Call BRCC Career Services (540-453-2237) to obtain your free Access Code and get started.
- Keirsey Personality Test – Identify your personality type
- O*NET Online (Skills) – Learn about careers that match your perceived skills
- Virginia Wizard – Use Virginia Wizard to help you find a career.
Occupational and Career Information
(Explore career pathways, possible occupations, and education and training opportunities)
Careers in Virginia
- New Job Search tools, resume builder and more!
- Employment information on wage data, skill requirements, as well as industry and occupational trends!
- Access to jobs posted on numerous websites at one location!
Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority has a list of health professions, education requirements, schools, training programs and jobs in Virginia.
Virginia VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work) Access to career and educational information resources
General Career Information
America’s Career InfoNet (ACINet) helps people make better, more informed career decisions. ACINet is ideal for job seekers, employers, human resource specialists and workforce development specialists.
Use this website to:
- Learn about typical wages and employment trends across occupations and industries.
- Check education, knowledge, skills and abilities against requirements for most occupations.
- Search for employer contact information nationwide, cost of living data, and call up state profiles with labor market conditions.
- Find more than 4,000 external links to the most extensive set of career resources available on the Internet.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations; published by US Bureau of Labor Statistics
O*NET Online Program – The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this freely available database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, the interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
Career Guide to JMU Majors -Explores relationship of academic majors at James Madison University to career choices. Great source of information for students regardless of what college you attend or plan to attend.