Job & Major Exploration

Job & Major Exploration

Job Search

Looking to get your job search started today? Did you know our office can help you set up and fill out a LinkedIn profile? We are here to help! Email ocs@bridgewater.edu to set up an appointment today!!

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe.

Indeed

Check out Indeed to look for jobs in your field of study, various entry levels, and availability within a specific geographical area.

Check out ZipRecruiter if you’re interested in finding a new job or getting in contact with employers. With their powerful matching technology they’ll get you in contact with your next employer almost effortlessly.

Career/Major Exploration

What can I do with this major?

What can I do with this major? – Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the websites provided.

ONET

O-NET 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, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O-NET Online, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information. A great resource for finding career-related information to help you make the right career decision for you.

Virginia Workforce Connection is a service of the Commonwealth of Virginia that combines Virginia labor market information with current job openings across the state. Browse jobs, or upload a resume to get noticed by a recruiter.

Contact Us

If you would like to set up an appointment, send us an email at ocs@bridgewater.edu or stop by our office in the Learning Commons Academic Resources Suite, Room 126 &127. Our office has several handouts and pamphlets that also provide valuable information to help you along the way.