Career Toolkit

FOCUS 2

Take a personalized career assessment.

FOCUS 2, opens in a new window helps you narrow your career choices based on your interests, skills and values.

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Are you undecided in your major?
Are you wondering what careers are connected to your major?
Are you thinking about changing career fields?

The FOCUS2 is a career assessment that will help you examine your talents, interests, values, and aspirations to point you towards a career path that’s a good fit for you.

Career Coach

Take a personalized career assessment and get the career forecast for your area. 
Career Coach, opens in a new window offers a brief six question, or a more in depth sixty question career assessment, in addition to providing regional job outlook and salary data.
  • Current and future job availability
  • Area unemployment trends
  • Salary information
  • Educational/training requirements

College Central Network

Find local jobs that match your career.
College Central Network, opens in a new window (CCN) provides access to local and national job postings, a resume builder, and other tools to brush up on job seeking skills, such as cover letter writing and interview preparation.

CCN is a community job board, connecting NC State students & alumni to local employers. We have hundreds of local job listings as well as a search engine with over 500,000 jobs available nationwide.

Click here to access the help guide for registering on College Central. (PDF), opens in a new window

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Research possible career options.

View and research occupational profiles (definitions, salary information, job outlook, education levels) plus much more. The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information for hundreds of occupations.