Resources for exploring yourself, your major, and possible occupations:
Pathway U: Got 25-30 minutes? Why not use that time to explore your values, interests, personality, and workplace preferences? Exploring yourself and what you value in life can be so helpful for finding potential occupations. Pathway U uses your answers as well as scientific algorithms to give a nice, long list of occupations that you might enjoy. For best results, discuss Pathway U with a Career Counselor or Advisor!
Explore Careers in Art: The Art Career Project covers all aspects of the art world, from culinary arts to music, film, and fine art. Explore some of your favorite art modes and see potential careers doing what you love.
What Can I Do With This Major?: Unsure what careers you can do with your major? Or even just exploring different major possibilities? Then this will be a great resource for you. What Can I Do with This Major breaks each major down by industries/fields, providing you with tons of ideas and occupations to explore. At the bottom of each major page, you’ll find resources including industry-specific professional associations, alternative job search engines, and further resources on exploring occupations.
Career Development for Artists Workbook (Word document): Interested in potentially making a career out of selling your art or starting your own business? This Career Development for Artists workbook is here to help! Created by Boise State student Emily Arnold as part of the Hometown Challenge, this workbook provides helpful tips and tricks on how to leverage your creativity, find work that’s meaningful for you, set career goals, gain ideas for building your business, and more.
My Next Move: Whether you know what you want to do or are still exploring, My Next Move can be a useful too regardless of where you are in your search for a career. Explore industries, take the My Next Move Interest Profiler, or enter keywords to discover occupations that interest you.