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Highline College Career and Student Employment
Highline College Career Coach
Highline's Free Online Career Tool
- Watch the intro video on the Career Coach start page.
- Enter your desired career field or degree.
- Click on the job titles or programs that interest you.
- Don’t forget to create your resume!
Which Career and Why?
Things you might want to know before choosing a career:
- How much money will I make?
- Can I get this job in Washington?
- How much school will I have to complete?
- Do I need to take lots of math classes?
The sources in this LibGuide will help you answer these kinds of questions. You can also find more information on your career journey from the Orange County Career Cafe (linked below).
Websites and Databases with Career Information
Learn How to Become
A one-stop, comprehensive resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path. Learn how to make a difference through volunteering and careers in the non-profit sector.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
"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. The Handbook is revised every two years."
Washington Occupational Information System
Contains information about careers, schools and training programs in Washington state.
Washington Career Bridge
"Washington's one-stop source for career and education planning." Created by Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.
Professional associations are organizations that support members of a certain profession. An association helps members of specific field keep current, develop themselves professionally, and come together to discuss important issues in their profession.
An association's web site is a great place to learn about a potential career. Use Google to find an association web site for your profession. Search with your profession name and association (example: librarian association).