Loyola University Chicago

Career Development Center

Career Exploration

In addition to its many services and resources, the Career Development Center has identified a number of external websites that may be of help to you in your career planning or job search. The links below are just a sampling of what is available on the Internet.

Finding Your Major

Career Pathways

Loyola’s Career Pathways are managed by your career advising team and have been cultivated to cover the following topics:

Explore the profession by learning about:

  • Areas to specialize in/related professions
  • Links to career related resources
  • Professional organizations
  • Industry trends

Consider your pathway to this profession with:

  • Key questions to consider about the profession
  • Loyola University Chicago programs, requirements, and resources
  • Graduate school information

Get experience in this field/profession with job & internship resources

Career Pathways
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Keyalo's Resources:
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Jon's Resources:
 Sarah's Resources:

Check back as additional career pathways
will be added.

Career Planning

  • Becomeopedia.com - Information about hundreds of careers
  • Bloomberg Businessweek - Global perspective, timely insights, and unique stories on business news, companies, economics, technology, government policy, worklife and more
  • BrainTrack - Career profiles, expert videos, student & workers "First Person Stories"
  • Buzzfile - Browse employers by major and discover potential employers across the USA
  • Career Thoughts - Video spotlights people who turned their passion into a career
  • CityTownInfo - Career Stories - Collection of job descriptions, career stories and advice from hundreds of people working in real jobs to help you with your career decision
  • Department of Labor Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Inside Career Info - Candid career reports written by career insiders
  • Job Hunter's Bible - Official site for Richard Bolles and his book What Color is Your Parachute?
  • Learn How to Become - One-stop, comprehensive resource that guides individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path
  • Internet Career Connection - Discover occupations that  best match your interests, skills, values and behavioral traits
  • MyNextMove - Interactive tool to explore career options
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor detailed descriptions of occupations
  • O*Net - U.S. Bureau of Labor's tool for career exploration and job analysis
  • Shoretel - How to prepare for a phone interview
  • The National Jurist Magazine - The latest in law school news, trends, rankings and study advice
  • Wetfeet - Personalized, insider answers that help you get your dream job