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What Can I Do With This Major?

Considering a major? Check out some popular career options to help guide your decision.


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O*NET Online

Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

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 Payscale.com
 

Payscale is the world's largest online salary database. Payscale offers the following list of topics:

  • How to evaluate competing job offers
  • How to start the salary negotiation conversation: Salary negotiation scripts
  • Salary negotiation for introverts
  • How to bounce back from rejection
  • What HR wishes you knew about salary negotiation

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Living the Liberal Arts

Explore the links between liberal learning during college years and postgraduate professional opportunities, advanced education, and career development. Log in using your Skidmore username and password.

Living the Liberal Arts

 

Spotlight on Careers

Check out Spotlight on Careers, a collaborative project involving more than 30 colleges and universities. Each institution is responsible for a single field, and seeks to identify as many quality informational sites relevant to that field as possible.

Spotlight on Careers

 

Vault

Vault provides detailed information on nearly 5,000 companies in more than 120 industries. Vault also provides extensive information on more than 840 professions. This includes education requirements, skill requirements, salaries, advancement prospects, and more.

Vault