NPC Career Services
If you are trying to decide on a major or choose a career, NPC Career Services is
here to help. Self-assessment is a way to clarify who you are and what you want. NPC
Career Services has a variety of tools to help you learn more about your values, interests,
personality, skills, and personal goals. Start with knowing yourself: What do you
Explore Careers in Fields of Interest through these four sections below: Read, Talk,
Observe, and Experience.
Read about jobs in career fields of interest. The following assessment sites can help.*
Talk with a variety of people in career fields you find interesting. Most people like
to talk about their jobs and their industry. Even if you decide that a job or field
is not right for you, valuable information will be learned.
- Relatives, friends, neighbors, etc.
- NPC faculty and staff
Observe and "job shadow" professionals in their workplace to get a sense of their
day-to-day responsibilities, challenges, and work environment.
Experience work first hand through volunteer and service learning opportunities. Test
specific career fields by taking on volunteer or short-term work activities. Seek
Internships through our NPC CareerLink page and also visit our Internships Service Learning page.