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Career Tool Kit

The Career Tool Kit is a collection of resources to help you choose, build, and plan your career.

 

Career Exploration and Decision Making

Take a career assessment, choose a major,
research careers and labor market information. 

Website Resources

Printable Handouts

FOCUS2 Career Assessment

  • Access Code is Cougars
  • Take an in-depth career interest and personality assessment      

Job Shadowing
Job shadowing allows students to observe trained professionals in their career field of interest. 

Career Coach

  • Take a quick career interest assessment
  • Research Columbus regional labor market information, including salary, job growth, and local employers.                                                                                    
Informational Interviewing

An informational interview is a conversation to seek advice from experienced professionals in your career field of interest. 

OhioMeansJobs

  • Research State of Ohio labor market information, including salary and job growth. 

Volunteering
Volunteering can help you learn more about a company or a career field. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Research national labor market information, including salary and job growth.
OhioMeansJobs 2014-2024 Snapshot of Occupational Projections

  

Career Planning and Job Search

Develop a resume, practice interview skills, and search
for a job or internship. 

Website Resources

Printable Handouts

OhioMeansJobs

Resume Writing

 CareerQuest

  • Search and apply for jobs posted by Columbus area employers.

Cover Letter Template

 CSCC Internship Program

  • For Business and Interactive Media,
    Justice and Safety, Construction
    and Engineering programs of study

Tips for Answering Interview Questions

LinkedIn Overview

Twenty-First Century Skills/Career Readiness

View online training modules focusing on transferable skills that employers
view as critical for employees to possess. These skills will increase your
value to an employer. 

Additional Resources

Resources for Students with Disabilities

Resources for Veterans

Resources for Restored Citizens

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