Finding a major that prepares students for their career choice is essential. Academic major exploration focuses on an individual's interests, abilities, experiences, and values in order to develop an effective career plan . Career and major exploration is available through the use of the computerized guidance system Discover (Contact Counseling Office for username and password). This easy to use system helps students make education and career choices. There are other online career tests available.
The job search aspect provides students with assistance with resume building, writing cover letters, interviewing and other job search skills. The online Aggie Job Board allows students to post their resume and search jobs. It allows employers to post their job openings and search student resumes. In the spring of each year, a career fair is held for Business, Industry and Agriculture and one for Education. Businesses and school districts send representatives to the fairs to promote themselves and to recruit potential employees.
Throughout the year, special arrangements are made for businesses to conduct on-campus interviews with students
looking for jobs after graduation. The center also provides a credential file service for graduates and those
Resources for internship and graduate school searches are also available.
Aggie Job Board
- Students and Alumni- Post your resumes and search for jobs
- Employers- post your jobs and search student resumes
Career and Major Exploration
Online Career Testing
- Keirsey Temperament and Character Sorter II - Feedback on personality type and suitable jobs
- Personality Type - Career choices based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
- Test Junkie - Numerous on-line tests, look under Career Choice and Preparation
- Big Interview - OPSU students can learn and practice interview skills for jobs with Big Interview
- Bright Oklahoma Jobs
- Oklahoma JobMatch
- Job Hunt
- Hot Jobs
- There is a resume builder program available at McKee Library and the counseling office.
- OPSU Aggie Job Board Resume Builder (free for OPSU students)