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How can I find out if my major is right for me?

Ask yourself a few questions: Am I interested in most of my major courses? Am I earning high grades? Can I see myself applying classroom learning in a job? If most of the answers are NO, maybe another major will suit you better, but before you make that decision, visit these sites for more career information.


Find out:
 

bulletorange   Why your college major matters! 


This is a great resource to learn about occupations related to your major.

bulletorange   What Can I Do With This Major?  


Visit these websites for career information about salaries, education and training, skills needed, advancement opportunities, and employment outlook in the occupations that interest you. 

bulletorange   New York State Career Zone 


Get information directly from professionals in a wide range of occupations.

bulletorange   The Career Project 


Need more information, go to:  

bulletorange    Step One: What career is right for me? 

 
 

How much money will I earn in my career?

Each occupation has a salary range depending on your level of education, years of experience, and the city in which you will be working. Look at these websites to find your potential salary range.

Visit these websites for career information about salaries, education and training, skills needed, advancement opportunities, and employment outlook in the occupations that interest you.

 

Select a career cluster or search a specific job title at New York State Career Zone’s website. Each job title will provide a salary range.

bulletorange   New York State Career Zone 


To get more career information such as salary, go back to: 

bulletorange    Step 1: What career is right for me? 

I am about to graduate; can you help me find a job?

Absolutely, someone can help! 

The Employment Service Center can help you get a part-time or full-time job. Go to their website and register with College Central. They can also help you to construct or revise your resume, strengthen your interview skills, and much more!

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To search job banks from the Employment and Career Service Center, you will need to register at:

bulletorange  College Central  

To get more resources on finding a job, go to:

bulletorange   Step3: How do I get a job? 

 

I’m not sure what I’m good at; how can I find out?

Everybody has strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes. To find yours, log onto the e-Career Plan. 

You can use this tool to help you plan your career path step by step. It will point you to the people, places and activities at LaGuardia and beyond that help you make choices that are best for you.

bulletorange  eCareerPlan 

Can you get me a part-time job while I study?

Sure!  We can try.

The Employment and Career Service Center can help you get a part-time or full-time job. Go to their website and register with College Central. They can also help you construct or revise your resume, strengthen your interview skills, and much more!

bulletorange  Employment Services Center  

To search job banks from the Employment Service Center, you will need to register at:

bulletorange  College Central  

To get more resources on finding a job, go to:

bulletorange  Step3: How do I get a job? 



  

Do I have to complete an internship for my major?

All day students at LaGuardia are required to participate in the Internship program. It is optional for evening students. There are many advantages to this program.  Learn more at:

bulletorange  The Cooperative Education Department
bulletorange  Human Services Department 
 Call Department for Information - (718) 482-5756

An internship is part of your career planning. Go here to find out more:

bulletorange  Step 2: How do I prepare for my career?

 

I have to register next week-what classes should I register for?

It seems like you may need to speak with an advisor.

Go here to find out who can assist you:

 

bulletorange  Do you know who your advisor is?
bulletorange  DegreeWorks

I want to transfer; where do I go?

As a transfer student, you should know: 

 

bulletorange   Why your college major matters! 

Transfer Services houses print and web-based resources to help you learn about senior colleges:

 

bulletorange   Office of Transfer Services 

See how your credits from LaGuardia transfer to senior colleges you are considering:

 

bulletorange  CUNY TIPPS 

Transferring is part of career planning. To find out more, go to:

 

bulletorange   Step 2: How do I prepare for my career? 

What career choices do I have with my major?

Every major can prepare you for a wide range of occupations.  Use these links to learn more about your major.

 

bulletorange   Why your college major matters! 
bulletorange    What Can I Do With This Major? 


Visit these websites for career information about salaries, education and training, skills needed, advancement opportunities, and employment outlook in the occupations that interest you.

bulletorange   New York State Career Zone 


Get information directly from professionals in a wide range of occupations. 

bulletorange   The Career Project 


To speak with an advisor, go to:

bulletorange   DegreeWorks  
bulletorange   Do you know who your advisor is? 

 

Getting career information is about finding what's right for you and planning.  To get more information, go to:

 bulletorange   Step One: What career is right for me? 
 bulletorange   Step Two: How do I prepare for my career? 

Where can I go for help in making a career decision?

Students sometimes have trouble making a decision because they need more career information. If this is what you need to make your decision, visit the links listed below, otherwise, see an advisor:

 

bulletorange   Why your college major matters! 
bulletorange   What Can I do With This Major? 


Visit this website for career information about salaries, education and training, skills needed, advancement opportunities, and employment outlook in the occupations that interest you.

bulletorange  New York State Career Zone 


Get information directly from professionals in a wide range of occupations.

bulletorange   The Career Project 


To speak with an advisor, go to: 

bulletorange   DegreeWorks  
bulletorange   Do you kow who your advisor is? 

 

Making a career decision is about finding what's right for you and planning.


To get more information, go to: 

bulletorange   Step One: What career is right for me? 
bulletorange   Step Two: How do I prepare for my career? 

 

If you still cannot make a decision go to your e-Career Plan. It will guide you through the decision-making process.  You can use this tool to help you plan your career path, step by step. It will point you to the people, places and activities at LaGuardia and beyond that can help. 

bulletorange   eCareerPlan 

Create your eCareer Plan here!


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