Take a career assessment and explore your campus resources
MyPlan.com can help you explore career options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what's right for you professionally.
To obtain the free MyPlan access code or schedule an appointment, please contact Brenda Schultz, career services at 724-773-3961 or stop by the Student Affairs office in the Student Union Building, Room 113.
Explore majors, minors, and certificates using filters for interest, college, and campus
- List of Penn State baccalaureate majors: Browse through a list of majors offered at Penn State.
- Majors that can be completed at Penn State Beaver: Review the list of four-year degrees that can be completed at Penn State Beaver.
- Certificate Programs
What can I do with this major?
What Can I Do With This Major: Connect majors to career possibilities (if your specific major is not listed, choose a similar major)
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH): OOH is the government's premier source for career guidance. Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
- O*NET Online: Use the nation's primary source of occupational information to investigate careers.
- U.S. News Best Job Rankings: Discover how jobs in your interest area are ranked nationally.
- Career Cornerstone Center: Explore degree fields and learn about education requirements, salaries, networking, pre-college ideas, and career planning resources of STEM related career fields. Browse interviews with hundreds of professionals who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers.
- The LionLink is a professional networking program that links Penn State students/alumni with Penn State graduates who have volunteered to act as a Career Coach to provide an informational interview with valuable advice on their career/industry.
- Today’s Military is a site to help with making a big decision as to whether the Military is a good fit for you. The information on this site will help you carefully weigh military options and opportunities, along with the benefits service has to offer.
- The NACE Salary Calculator was developed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), this salary calculator provides salary ranges based on occupation, geographic region, years of experience, level of education, and college attended.
Develop knowledge, skills, and abilities
Each year, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) ask employers to rate the Top Qualities and Skills.
Gain insight into the type of knowledge, skills, and abilities, necessary to succeed in a career field as you learn more about career options. This may shape what you want to gain from your academic classes, your involvement in student organizations, and the types of work experiences you seek. While most career options have certain academic skills required to perform well in a particular job, many skills and qualities are common among employers across career fields.
Graduate school information
Petersons.com: The Education and Career Center: Use this website to search for colleges, universities, graduate schools, study abroad opportunities, and more. Also, check out the sections on "Financing Education" and "Careers and Jobs."
Get more information on Graduate and Professional School. This link will navigate you to a comprehensive look at a variety of sites that will assist you as you begin your graduate study search.