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WHERE AM I GOING?

 

What are your options?  What kinds of careers are out there?  Read detailed job descriptions that include what the job is like day-to-day, how much education/training you need, your potential salary, and how quickly the field is growing.

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GASTON COLLEGE PROGRAMS

 
Certificate and diploma programs available at Gaston College that meet the definition of Gainful Employment programs.  Information on these programs may include:  program information, including links to occupational information, estimated cost of program, normal time for program completion, and job placement rate for program completers, if available.

NORTH CAROLINA CAREER INFORMATION

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC)

Complete career assessments and browse hundreds of potential careers.  You can even learn more about which North Carolina colleges carry your program and the financial aid process.

North Carolina Health Careers

See a list of potential health careers that could be a great match for you.


NATIONAL CAREER INFORMATION

 Jobstr.com

 Jobstr.com is a free, job-related question-and-answer site.  On this site, you can electronically ask professionals in a variety of fields anything  you want to know about their jobs.  You can also see the questions and answers of other job explorers.

O* Net

Get detailed information on a number of careers and learn more about what you need to get there.  Includes information on salary, job outlook (is it a growing field?), and the skills you need.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Published by the US Dept. of Labor, this provides comprehensive descriptions of most occupations. Includes general information as well as income, duties, job outlook, and required education information.


LEARNING MORE

Quintcareers.com – Informational Interviewing 

Learn more about a new career by meeting someone in the field.  Not sure how to do that?  Read more here.

 

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