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.

Big Interview

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:

  1. Go to unr.biginterview.com and click Register.
  2. Enter your name and UNR email address. Create a password and click Create my Account.

Once you create an account, please email nvcareerstudio@unr.edu to request access as an Organizational Admin.

Big Interview help center

Check out Big Interview's Help Center articles on how you and your students can utilize the online platform.

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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.