MyPlan is a comprehensive career planning tool that is free to Penn State students and alumni who obtain the license code from Career Services. This system is useful for those in various stages of the career planning process, whether exploring majors, seeking to discover careers associated with specific majors, or changing careers. MyPlan contains four self-assessments and corresponding career suggestions (interests, skills, personality and values), all free provided the license code is entered during the account registration process. For the code and instructions, email [email protected].
Discover introductory courses offered at Brandywine to help students discern which major to pursue.
Discover Penn State Majors by interest areas. Simply click on your interests and notice the Majors that are presented. Click on any major to discover: How to Get In, Careers Paths, Suggested Academic Plan and much more.
Your education at Penn State can open the door to endless opportunities. Use this online resource to help connect your studies to potential career paths. Click on the header above and scroll down to the box labeled “What Can I Do With This Major?” to access the link to this tool.
Access videos on:
- How do I find majors that align with my interests?
- How do I choose a minor?
- How do I decide which general education courses to take?
- How do I explore study abroad opportunities?
Plus activities to continue learning about Penn State's academic opportunities.
Discover careers by your interests, by industry, keyword or careers with a bright outlook. Learn the details such as skills needed, salary range, future outlook and more.
Connect with alumni who have volunteered to provide insider information and valuable advice on their career/industry. LionLink is a professional networking program that links Penn State career explorers with Penn State alumni professionals.
A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is available to the public at no cost. It is developed and maintained by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is revised every two years. Click on A-Z index to select and learn about a specific career.
A nationally recognized source of career information. This database containing hundreds of occupations is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. This site contains an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations as well as Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers. It is developed and maintained by the Department of Labor and is available to the public at no cost.
Designed to help you use your skillset to identify occupations for exploration. Select a set of skills from six broad groups of skills to create your customized skill list and generate a list of potential careers.
Type in a job you've had or aspire to pursue to find careers that require similar skills, compare skills and wages along with job postings and education needed.