Career Exploration and Planning

Welcome to the Career Exploration & Planning Resource Collection!

Regardless of your school or college, class year, or level of experience, career exploration is a critical part of one’s professional development. There’s plenty of time to choose a major or discipline, explore career options, and find opportunities.  Browse through this page to discover the many ways you can ignite your career journey!

FOUR STAGE PLAN

Career development is a process, and our Four Stage Plan is designed to help you build a tailored action plan.  Explore, navigate, network, and gain experience to develop as an emerging professional.

HELP IS AVAILABLE

The Villanova Career Center is eager to support individuals who are in the exploring phase.  Schedule an appointment with a career counselor to help you identify resources, pathways, and opportunities to take the next step. 

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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)