Career Decisions

Find the Perfect Career 

Check out these other helpful sites.

Choosing a Career
Career Exploration
Local Labor Market and Salary Information
Research the Employer

Job Search Techniques

Job Search
Career-Specific Job Search

There are many FREE quality Web resources available. Be aware of sites that may charge a fee.

Career Cluster Videos
View videos on selected careers clustered by areas of study.

Career Videos
View over 450 videos of people at work, what they do, and what education is necessary (250 career videos are also offered in Spanish)

Compare Wages by Occupation and Local Area
First, select a state, then select a general career field, or search by occupation keyword. Then, out of the generated occupations select up to 5. Then select up to 10 local areas to compare wages between occupations and locale.

Learn How to Become 

A wide variety of occupations with specific information on attainment, outlook, and educational requirements.

The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide links you to all types of career information and job-search sites.

Self Employment

GLIDE                                                  

The Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) is a unique public/private partnership (located on the Lorain County Community College Campus) that can help you to grow your business, whether you are at the idea or expansion stage.

Information on Entrepreneurship and Franchising
Site provides resources and interactive links providing information on entrepreneurship, franchising, and self-employment.                                       

Career Assessment

MyPlan Online Assessment and Career-Guidance System

MyPlan is a FREE (with this access code) online career-planning resource for college students and adult career changers. Click here for more information 

Personality/Temperament Preferences

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types
Provides an explanation of all Myers-Briggs Type Indicator types.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter
http://www.keirsey.com/
Personality inventory based on Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Job Hunters Bible.com
http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/
This site handles career planning by Richard Bolles, the author of “What color is My Parachute?” It provides links to resume writing, job search, career information, and general career planning.

Transferable Skills Survey
www.d.umn.edu/student/loon/car/self/career_transfer_survey.html
Survey of qualifications that you have developed over your lifespan in five broad skill areas.

Career Web: Career inventory
www.employmentguide.com/careerservices.html
Various career related activities and assessments.

Career Planning with College View
http://www.collegeview.com/careers/index.html
This site allows you to explore all different levels of career planning and the world of work.


 

Announcements

Exterior Campus Lighting Project

Work will begin Monday morning on replacing the light fixtures on the west loop road (main road in front of the College. Workers will be installing  new fixtures from the north and south ends concurrently. The road will be partially blocked in order to do the work.
 
Please be very careful and slow down.

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Dean's List

Congratulations to the hardworking students who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2014.  If you think you made the Dean’s List for fall semester, check your LCCC email account for an official confirmation from LCCC. See the full list of students named to the Dean’s List at www.lorainccc.edu/deanslist.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

Sign Up for Text Alerts

Sign up to receive text message alerts in the event of campus emergencies, campus closings, campus power outages and severe weather announcements at www.lorainccc.edu/alerts.

Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.