Career Exploration

Not sure what career path you should take? Use these free resources to research possible career paths. You can discover average salary, employment prospects, working conditions, and educational requirements for any job. You can also find out what jobs are available in your general fields of interest.
 
Additionally, don’t forget to check out our assessments page, because the better you know yourself, the easier it is to figure out what you want. And remember, you can also call or e-mail the Career Center to request an appointment for in-depth career counseling.

Career Cruising
Library patrons can use this service for free by accessing Career Cruising through the Career Center or East Baton Rouge Library websites.

Careers in the Military
Explore career opportunities in the various branches of the military.

Careers Internet
For young adults. Library patrons can use this service for free by accessing Career Cruising through the Career Center or East Baton Rouge Parish Library websites.

Career One Stop 
Career, training, and job search resources. Spanish version available.

iSeek
Research specific careers and career pathways.

Khan Academy Career Content
Video tutorials detailing a variety of career options.

Learning Express Job and Career Accelerator
Library patrons can use this service for free by accessing Learning Express through the Career Center or East Baton Rouge Library websites.

My Next Move 
Career exploration.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information about hundreds of occupations. From the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

O*NET
Career exploration and job analysis.

Union Training and Apprenticeships 
AFL-CIO website. Information about training programs and apprenticeships through labor unions.

Working
Podcast produced by Slate. Each episode features an interview with a professional from a different field, discussing what their day-to-day work entails.