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Career Exploration is simply researching and learning about various career options to identify the best “fit” for your unique skills, interests, values, and personality/preferences that you want satisfied by your career. Ideally, you engage in career exploration during or after identifying your career preferences through self-assessment.

Career Exploration Resources

Berkeley Career Engagement Events and Programs

  • Events and Workshops can be a great way to learn about career paths and industries
  • The Externship Program is a short-term opportunity to explore a career field and build connections to support your career readiness

Explore Possibilities through Connections and Opportunities

  • Build career connections to learn what it is like to work in different career fields and work environments
  • Find opportunities including jobs, internships, experiential learning, and other opportunities to help you explore options that are right for you