NPC Career Services

If you are trying to decide on a major or choose a career, NPC Career Services is here to help. Interest inventories are a way to clarify your career path. NPC Career Services has a variety of tools to help you learn more about your values, interests, personality, skills, and personal goals. 

Explore Careers in Fields of Interest through these four sections below: Read, Talk, Observe, and Experience.

Read

Read about jobs in career fields of interest. The following assessment sites can help.

Assessment Sites Links
Onet Online OnetOnline.org
My Skills My Future Myskillsmyfuture.org
Keirsey Assessment Reports Keirsey.com
VIA Institute on Character ViaCharacter.org
Career Information Sites
Occupational Outlook Handbook Bls.gov/ooh
What Can I Do With This Major? whatcanido
withthismajor.com/major
Arkansas Business Arkansasbusiness.com
Career Builder Careerbuilder.com
AR Labor Market Information Discover.arkansas.gov/
Online Occupational Information OnetOnline.org
Salary Information Sites
Salary.com Salary.com
NACE Salary Calculator Job Search Intelligence.com
Employee Provided Data SalaryExpert.com
Magazines & Blogs
Work Coach Cafe WorkCoachCafe.com

Talk

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. You may do an informal interview with:

  • Relatives, friends, neighbors, etc.
  • NPC faculty, staff, or students
  • Alumni and Employers

Observe

Observe and "job shadow" professionals in their workplace to get a sense of their day-to-day responsibilities, challenges, and work environment. Ask about our informational interview contacts.

Experience

Experience work first hand through work study, internships, or volunteer and service learning opportunities. Seek Internships through our NPC CareerLink page and also visit our Internships page.

 

Disclaimer

These web sites are not under the control of National Park College. The College and Career Services are not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information. If you encounter any links on this page that are not working, please alert Career Services.