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Career Exploration

Career and Student Employment can help you research and explore career fields. If you are undecided of a career or would like to research about salary, education or current labor information.

Career and Student Employment can help with every step from career exploration to accepting your new job. Visit us in the upper lobby of Building 6 for questions about campus employment, job search, career exploration and more. Information about on campus employment through Work Study, General Fund or volunteer/internship opportunities.

  • Highline College Online Catalog:  This online catalog provides current and prospective students with the most up-to-date information on their academic programs and offers advisers and faculty a number of tools to support their work with student and program planning.
  • Areas of Study: You can choose from more than 100 areas of study at Highline College.
  • Programs A-Z: Learn about the different programs, transfer options, and courses offered at Highline College.
  • Degrees and Certificates: Learn about the five types of degrees and two types of certificates offered at Highline College.
  • Professional-Technical degrees and certificates: Professional-Technical Education Programs help prepare you for work right after graduation in a variety of high-demand career fields.

Choosing a Career Path

  • Use WOIS (Washington Occupational Information System) to research careers, take self-assessments, explore and compare schools, and more. Stop by Career and Student Employment for information and the site key. If you want to use this off campus, see a counselor or educational planner for the site key and password. Attend a WOIS Workshop.
  • Learn how to navigate the WOIS website by downloading the WOIS Guide.
  • Schedule an appointment to meet with staff and discuss options or take an in-depth career assessments.
  • Explore careers by industry, field of work, science area, and more. View occupations that need your skills. O*NET OnLine.
  • View jobs and training opportunities, labor market information, jobs with Employment Security, learn about an occupation, improve your job hunting skills, view job trends and statistics. Employment Security Department – Washington State.
  • If you have an analytical mind and a passion for problem-solving, a data science degree might be a great fit for you. Center for Online Education – Online Data Science Degrees.
  • Watch career profiles through Khan Academy.

Career Coach

  • The perfect tool to explore your ideal career as well as the education and training necessary to help you reach your goals. Visit Career Coach.
  • Learn how to navigate the Career Coach website by downloading the Career Coach Guide.

Choosing a Major

Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Look up a job, find out the training you need, salary information, and what workers do on the job by visiting Bureau of Labor Statistics.