What Can I do with my Major?
Want to know what to do with your major? Or are you having a hard time understanding what a specific major or career path has to offer you? If so, take some time to use The Career Explorer feature in Statesmen Connect. The Career Explorer allows you to explore careers based on industries, growth, green jobs, preparation and other criteria. Follow the steps below to begin.
You must be a registered Statesmen Connect user to use the Career Explorer.
1. Log-in to Statesmen Connect
2. In the Resources Tab located at the top of the home page, select Career Explorer
3. In the “Keyword” Section, type your major or career interest area. (e.g. – Accounting, Coach, Computer Information Systems)
4. Select Apply Search
5. Your search should return results that match the keyword that you typed
6. Click on each result to explore
Finding a Major
Finding a major can be tough! Our office is here to assist you in finding the major that best fits you. In order to start you path here are the steps to get you started.
1. Come by or call our office to make an appointment
2. Log into Statesmen Connect and take the Career Finder survey located in the Resources tab on your Statesmen Connect home screen. You must be a registered user of Statesmen Connect to use the Career Explorer.
3. Attend your appointment ( bring a list of your activities, and job history)
Be prepared to meet with the Career Services staff a few times. Finding a good path takes time, but we will assist you in finding your match here a Delta State.
Career Resource Links
America’s Career Info Net – America’s Career InfoNet is a resource for making informed career decisions to support a demand-driven workforce investment system.
JobProfiles.org – A career exploration and inspiration web site where experienced workers share their motivations, basic skills and advice with those just entering the career field.
WetFeet.com – Since 1994, job seekers have relied on WetFeet to help them research companies and industries and manage their careers. Think of us as your own private research company and career counselor wrapped into one.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics – The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Career Services International – Education Career Services, a CS International company, has created the most comprehensive set of career assistance products and services available. They provide hands-on support throughout the full employment search process, and are so confident in their methodology they offer a 5-year guarantee.
JobApplicationCenter.com – A free online resource for helping students and graduates find specific information and advice on how to apply online and offline to every major national company in America. Students coming to our site can search a database of over 1500 articles each tailored to a specific company they may be interested in. We have many pages about companies located specifically in Mississippi. Instead of just searching job openings, our resources allow the more aggressive job seeker to find information and advice about the specific company they want to target. All of our resource material is written by different experts in that particular field and all of it is free to use.
Accounting Careers – Covers all aspects of Accounting careers.
Art Careers – Ceate the Art career of your dreams.
Business Careers Info.com – Tips and resources for student in the field of business.
Criminal Justice Career – Guide to planning your Criminal Justice career.
Criminology Careers – A great resource for shaping your Criminology career.
Education Career – What will your Education career look like? No matter what your plans, we can help you get there.
Financial Careers – Financial careers can be lucrative, but don’t try to go it alone. Rely on our advice to get you where you want to be.
GradSchools.com – Directory of graduate school programs.
Medical Career – Medical careers have a great future, and you can be part of it.
Insurance Careers – Insurance careers don’t have to be boring. Find out why.
Law Career – Covers all aspects of a Law career, from pre-law onward.
Law Enforcement Careers – Law Enforcement career are heroes. Can you be one?
Military Career – Serving your country doesn’t have to mean giving up your dreams. Design the Military career that’s right for you.
Science Careers – All about the exciting world of Science careers.