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Career Exploration and Job Search Resources

This page is a collaboration between the Career and Professional Development Center and the Bell Library. Here you will find resources to help you launch your career or kickstart your job search.

Explore Your Options

The tools below will help you explore opportunities for careers within different industries and companies. Don't expect yourself to immediately choose one path to pursue, but instead you may identify multiple opportunities that you'd like to explore further through experience and informational interviews. Don't know what an informational interview is? Scroll down to see a video about them!

Salary and Income Research

Researching salary is an important part of the career exploration process as well. Use these tools to compare salaries for various roles and companies.

TAMU-CC Career and Professional Development Center

Career counseling, job hunting, help finding internships and scholarships, and more!

LinkedIn Learning

As a member of the TAMU-CC community, you have access to LinkedIn Learning!

LinkedIn Learning has lots of career and job search courses to choose from. Check it out at the link below:


Informational Interviews are a key step in exploring different career pathways. The video below provides an excellent overview on the benefits of informational interviews.

Emilie Wapnick is an author and career coach whose book "How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don't Know What They Want to Be When They Grow Up"  came out in May 2017. Her TED Talk below explains why it's okay to not have one dream career in mind.