Explore Careers

Before you start looking for a job, it is important to understand what occupations have a growing number of jobs in our region. Exploring career paths in these jobs can help you understand how to progress from an entry-level job to a position with more responsibility, higher skills, and better pay. Use these resources to explore careers in your current field, or in another field that interests you.

Learn about careers on our Career Exploration Portal

Additional Career Planning Resources

CalJOBS – explore careers and the education and training requirements you need

California Community College Career Café – explore careers and learn about the training available for those careers via the community college system

CareerOneStop – national source for career exploration, training & jobs

MappingYourFuture.org – help with choosing and planning your career

O*NET OnLine – career exploration and job analysis tool [ English | Spanish ]

Virtual Career Network – for health care, green, and transportation jobs