Discover Your Career Pathway!
Southwestern has many Pathways that are designed to help you gain one or more short term credentials that can lead to a job or stack up as you work toward an Associate degree. Click here to learn more about your options, or talk to your advisor to see how choosing wisely when registering for classes can lead to your first Pathways Certificate.
Visit Southwestern's Career Pathways web page.
Web Links for Researching Your Career Interests
- O*NET Interest Profiler
Find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work.
- My Next Move, For Vets
A Veteran can enter the name or code of their military classification and the tool will suggest employment that correlates to a job in the civilian sector.
- Oregon Labor Market Information System (OLMIS)
Search for an occupation based on a keyword. You will find labor market information, as well as information on the career such as: what it takes to do the job, what Oregon schools offer the training, and what job openings are available.
Search for occupations based on your skills or simply explore different occupations based on different features.
- Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook
Tons of information including what jobs pay the most and which industries are likely to expand to create new jobs.