Career and Professional Development

Research Majors and Careers

Researching an academic major:

  1. Review courses associated with that major
  2. Talk with professors and upperclassmen in the department
  3. Research career paths associated with that major
  4. Visit Ferguson's Career Guidance Center and type your major into the "Search Job Profiles" box for a list of related careers
  5. Request Career Profiles of Manchester majors from the Office of Career and Professional Development. 

Researching a career:

Career research means learning about the work you would do, the education, skills and training required for the job, typical salary and benefits, types of employers, and the job outlook for that profession. Use some of the links below to learn more about careers that interest you.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*Net

Inside Jobs

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