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Majors & Careers
4-Year Career Plan
This 4-Year Career Planning Process provides details of what you should be doing each year in college to ensure you meet your career goals by graduation.
- Career Decision Making Model
Review steps to follow steps and resources available to you as you make career decisions.
- Major & Career Options
Review information about the different majors at Longwood as well as associated career options.
- Exploring Careers by Interest
Match your interests with careers. It can help you begin thinking about how your personality will fit in with specific work environments and careers.
- Careers & Employers by Field/Industry
- Online Resources & Salary Information
View resources such as the Occupational Outlook Handbook and Virginia View to learn about career opportunities.
- Resource Room
See resources available for viewing in the Academic & Career Advising Center Resource Room.
- Virginia Wage Data
Published by the Virginia Employment Commission
- The Salary Calculator
Compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. cities.
- Estimated Salary Projections
The Economic Research Institute provides an estimate as to the amount of compensation that can be expected in the future for a particular job/position.
- Salary Survey (pdf)
To view past editions of the Salary Survey, visit the Resource Room.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
Published by the U.S. Department of Labor, it provides job description and qualifications, employment outlook, salary information, and resources for additional information.
- Virginia View
The Career Information System for the Commonwealth of Virginia, it assists you with brainstorming occupations and contains information on careers in Virginia. Includes employment outlook and salary trends for Virginia.
Obtain a list of occupations based on your skills and get occupation information.
A collection of job/career videos searchable by salary, education level, and personality type.
Read interviews of people living the careers you are considering.
- RoadTrip Nation
RoadTrip Nation is a documentary series about students traveling the country to interview professionals in all kinds of career fields about their passions. It describes the importance of finding and pursuing your interests.
- Humanmetrics--Jung Typology Test
Based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, this will help you determine what your personality type is and with the assistance of the Academic & Career Advising Center, you can examine related career choices.
Contains career and industry information as well as salary information by position and geographic location.
Gives you an inside look at company reviews, interview questions, and salary information for thousands of jobs.