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CAT 125: Career Exploration

Facts About Jobs

Career exploration is time you spend doing two things: (1) thinking about your strengths, interests, and values, and (2) finding out more about fields and roles that you find interesting. You can do these activities in any order.

The following websites provide information about jobs, including skills required, pay and job outlook.

Tools that help you focus

Below are a sample of titles that can help you focus on what's important to you, and to understand employment trends in general. To see more titles, use the links in the Search with Roger box on the right-hand side of this guide

Great Starting Places: Background Reading

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Look up books in the UC San Diego catalogue:

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For the latest books we have that can help you along, try searching using the following subject terms: