DREAM - Major & Career Exploration

You may already know what you'd like to do after high school: be a welder or a doctor, a teacher or an accountant. Or perhaps you don't know yet--and that's okay! There are lots of tools and resources to help you find a career path you will love and be good at. Find tools you like best and spend lots of time exporing!


Career Exploration Resources:


California Colleges

California Colleges offers an all inclusive guide for college and career planning


California Career Zone Logo
The California Career Zone is a simple, user-friendly format for self-assessment, job exploration, and understanding money and financial choices.


 California Career Center is a virtual counselor for career and college exploration and planning resources to help students map their futures. The Career Center is focused on students but also contains resources for counselors, teachers, and parents/guardians.

IM Diversity Career Center, where careers, opportunities, and diversity connect. A wonderful resource for minorities and Persons of Color in the workforce.


The College Board - Big Future
Find colleges, learn how to pay for your education, and make your plan. Hear stories from college students who weren't sure how they would pay for college, who changed their minds about what to study, and who missed home but ended up loving college.

Road Trip Nation 
Hear stories and advice on how to make it in different types of careers. 



Resources for choosing a major

Majors and Programs at Humboldt State
Learn about all the majors and programs available to you at Humboldt State. Click any major to get more detailed information!

Resources for Picking a Major
Visit HSU's Academic and Career Advising Center's website with many tools and guidance for helping you pick your major.

TEDxTalk: Why Some of Us Don't Have One True Calling
Do you have multiple interests? Having trouble declaring a major or deciding "what you want to be when you grow up"? This TEDx speaker can relate, and has some good ideas for you.