Career exploration tools
The following resources are available to students and can be used as modules and assignments for your courses.
CareerExplorer by Sokanu
CareerExplorer by Sokanu is an online platform that matches student's interests, strengths, and passions with various career paths and job information.
When students complete the online assessment, they receive the following:
- Personality report
- Trait report (in-depth summary of the personality report)
- Career recommendations
Faculty can assign projects for students to reflect on their results of their reports and research career recommendations.
What Can I Do With This Major
Developed by the University of Tennessee's Center for Career Development, What Can I Do With This Major helps students learn about careers within their major, employers in their industries, and skills and qualifications required for the career. Note: This is a generic list. Some of the majors offered at the University of Nevada, Reno may not be listed.
Faculty can create a research assignment for students to review different careers, interests, and skills.
This online platform allows students to practice interviews at their own pace. Big Interview has a wide variety of general, behavioral, and technical questions. Faculty can utilize Big Interview by creating mock interview assignments that can be reviewed and graded.
Here’s how to set up your Big Interview account as faculty:
- Go to unr.biginterview.com and click Register.
- Enter your name and University email address. Create a password and click Create my Account.
Once you create an account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request access as an Organizational Admin.
Big Interview Knowledge Base
Check out Big Interview's Knowledge Base on how you and your students can utilize the online platform.
Support from Big Interview
If you have any questions or issues using Big Interview, use the following resources:
- The Help Widget - For live help during business hours, click on the blue help widget in the bottom right corner of the Big Interview page.
- The Knowledge Base - Check out the Knowledge Base for more tutorials and articles.
- Reach out to the Big Interview team via email at email@example.com.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information on what workers do in their roles; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; information on state and area data; similar occupations; and sources of additional information.