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Explore Careers; Watch career videos; learn about the labor market trends; job search, resumes & interviews, etc.

Careers by the People
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Choices Explorer
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Explore your career and educational options, read interviews with people in careers, interests & skills assessments, etc.
A virtual career center where students can assess their strengths, explore educational opportunities, and make connections to professional associations.

CareerGlider helps you learn more about careers that interest you and then, find the right course to a better future.

Offers in-depth occupation profiles for thousands of careers, which contain specific information, including: the nature of work; average earnings; underlying training and education; related occupations; and corresponding academic programs

Careerzone Caifornia

A new way to explore exiting jobs and occupations that the Golden State has to offer and to learn what career path interests you.

Criminal Justice
A guide to the various specialties and careers that fall under “Criminal Justice”

Engineering Resources

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Detailed job descriptions, salaries, and training requirements.  Personality and skills assessments, info. on majors and schools.


An inside look at jobs and companies. Company salaries, reviews, and interviews posted anonymously by career professionals.


An online library of job descriptions that are fun to read and include videos, salary ranges, and work environment information as an inside look into different careers.

Just Jobs Academy

Career lessons, which include a valuable job search guide, that will send you to the top of any employer's shortlist

Missing Major

A tool for students to learn on how to discover their career interests and college major. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook:

Compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes a description of the work, training and education.  The Handbook is revised every two years.


Detailed descriptions of the world of work.  Choose from industry, field of work, science area, and more.  Learn about the careers’ required knowledge, skills, abilities, tasks, and activities.

Road trip Nation

Explore real people interviews by career interest.

Vocational Biographies
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Interviews of real people in careers.

Job Sites

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Golden West College uses College Central Network system as it’s official job posting board and online career resource center.  Search jobs posted exclusively for our school and via the national jobs database, build and upload your resume, create a portfolio and access  career information and job search tips.

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Dice (Technology jobs)

Search engine with jobs from diversity-friendly employers

Edjoin (Education jobs)

Gad Ball

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Groove Job (Part-time Jobs)

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Law Enforcement Jobs

Leading job board for Hispanics and bilinguals

Legal Career Resources


Locanto Jobs


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Orange County Register

Quint Careers

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Simply Hired

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Resume & Cover Letter Sites

Resume Links    

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Resume Guide - Provides 250+ free resume templates.

Resume Help - General info with examples & tips.

Interview Sites

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