Student Services

Career Center: Resources

College/University catalogs and programs are available via hardcopy and online. Transfer reference materials and information for transfer exploration are also available. Career reference guides and resource materials are offered on a variety of career-related subjects including non-traditional careers, career planning, resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, etc.

The links in the drop down menu below contain a snapshot of “major” or “occupational” information for each of the degree and certificate programs.

California Industry Sectors

The state of California has identified 15 Industry Sectors. Each sector contains multiple career pathways in which students can choose based on measured interests and abilities. For occupational information on each sector, click on the links below:

Agriculture and Natural Resources         Arts, Media, and Entertainment

Building, Trades, and Construction        Education, Child Development, and Family Services

Energy & Utilities                                    Engineering and Design

Fashion and Interior Design                   Finance and Business

Health Science                                       Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

Information Technology                          Manufacturing

Marketing, Sales, and Service               Public Services


Informational Interviews

An informational interview is a process in which individuals gather information about a particlar field or occupation from an industry professional.  This method is an excellent way to explore whether or not you would be satisfied working in the profession of interest.  With enhanced internet search capabilities it is easier than ever for students to search comapnies and organizations as well as professionals working in leading industries. For help and guidance connecting with industry professionals visit the Career/Transfer Resource Center in SSV 101.  Below is a list of sample questions which can be useful when planning for an informational interview:

Informational Interview  - Sample Questions


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