Connecting Majors to Careers

Students struggle with this question every day. In reality, some individuals will work in an occupation directly related to their major, while others will find employment simply because they are college-educated. It is important to remember that your future occupation may relate more to your personal career interests, work values and skills than any specific academic major. This means that college graduates use their education in a wide variety of fields.

Helpful links:

Major to Career Web Sites

This list is intended as a beginning point only, since some websites are linked to other sites.

Monroe Community College

Career Profiles provide you with valuable career related information including descriptions, related careers and job titles, salary information and educational/training requirements. Choose "Links" to find a list of websites that provide information about the listed academic programs/majors and related careers. Streamline career videos are available for some careers.

University of North Carolina

"What Can I do With a Major in..." This web site provides career job titles that are associated with a specific major. There are also links to professional associations within career fields.

Florida State University

This web site provides you with sample occupations and work settings related to majors, as well as professional organizations and web sites.

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? Karen James, Assistant Director, at or (781)-280-3639 Bedford
 Catherine Cosgrove, Coordinator of Career Planning, at or (978) 656-3224 Lowell

Last Modified: 8/2/21