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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The OOH is updated yearly and has an abundace of information about 100's of occupations including:

  • Required training/education
  • Average earnings
  • Expected job prospects
  • On-the-job experiences and working conditions

View a printed copy in the CRC or search the OOH online.

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O*NET OnLine

The O*NET is another type of occupational research guide. You can research jobs by career cluster or by job prospect. You can also search by comparing your education and skills to those required by careers.

View a printed copy of the O*NET in the CRC or visit the O*NET online.

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Considering Going Back to School?

If you don't know what you want to do. . .check out the degree options offered at PSU.

Questions?

Contact Kim Hull, Career Counselor and Student Employment Coordinator at khull@pittstate.edu or 620-235-4143.

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Indecision? Uncertainty? Career burnout?

These might be some of the reasons you want to talk with a Career Counselor. Career counseling can provide insight into a path that best suits your interests, abilities and work values. It can also help you identify some options for employment with that degree you are about to finish (or have barely even started)!

Our trained Career Counselors can help you no matter what stage of the job process you are in. From deciding a major that best fits what you want to do or tweaking your resume and cover letter and working through a job search and application process -- we're there!

Make an appointment to visit with one of our Career Counselors by calling 620.235.4140 or e-mailing Kim Hull.

 

Career Assessments

When you are really unsure about what direction you should take with a career path, or you just want to learn more about yourself there are several assessment options available to help. These assessments are utilized by the career counselors as tools assist many students and other clients to make career decisions that best fit their personality, interests, and lifestyles. On this page is a brief summary of each assessment option available in the Career Resource Center.

To schedule a time to complete any or all of these assessments please call 620.235.4140 or e-mail Kim Hull at khull@pittstate.edu.

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Do What You Are™

Based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, the Do What You Are™ assessment is a personality test that related you to the world of work and study. A four letter code describing how you operate best will give you insight into specific fields of study and how you will get the most out of college. The Do What You Are™ assessment also allows you to see what work environment may best suit your personality. This assessment is free and can be accessed at any time from any computer by following the link above. However, you will not be able to view your full results unless they are unlocked by an instructor or you have an appointment with a career counselor.

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Strong Interest Inventory®

The Strong Interest Inventory® is committed to helping people find their passion.  Choosing a career can feel like a monumental decision. At the same time, it can also feel like guesswork.

With the highly reliable Strong Interest Inventory® assessment, we can help students discover their interests, preferences, and personal styles-exactly the information you need to select classes or choose a career that you can be passionate about.