Career Exploration

At Dominican, you can choose from more than 50 majors and numerous programs and minors to help you achieve your professional or personal goals. And if you aren’t sure what to study or what your specific goals are, career development can help you map out the direction that makes sense for your talents and interests. Here is a listing of the majors, minors and programs currently available at DU.

FOCUS

Are you feeling stuck as you try to decide on a major or career path? FOCUS is an online self-assessment inventory of your interests, personality, skills, values, likes and dislikes. Complete FOCUS and follow up with a career advisor to review your report. You’ll need the keycode “dom672” to register.

Major Exploration

Have you ever wondered what you could do with your degree? Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Illinois Career Resource Network

Illinois Career Resource Network provides the Career Information System where you can research information on occupations, education and financial aid. Additional self-assessments are available at this site to help decide on a career direction.

Optimal Resume

Optimal Resume Career & Talent Suite  provides a variety of career tools to help you create, present, manage and share your professional credentials.

CareerOneStop

CareerOneStop is:

  • Your source for employment information and inspiration
  • The place to manage your career
  • Your pathway to career success
  • Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals
  • Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor