Career Counseling and Exploration

Career Counseling and Exploration

While the following career resources are utilized by many Penn State students and alumni, they are not directly affiliated with Penn State and the University cannot control their security. It is recommended that users NOT create accounts for these resources using the same credentials (username and password) that they use for their Penn State access accounts.

Career Library

The Career Library has a large supply of books and pamphlets about occupations, employment outlook, salary surveys, and career planning strategies. The library is located in 205 Slep.

CNED 100: Effective Career Decision Making

Are you a first year student or sophomore having trouble deciding on a major? CNED 100 teaches students career decision making skills by examining their interests, values and abilities and applying them to the world of work.


Vault is the internets' ultimate destination for insider career and education information. Research career paths, industries, companies, and career planning information on one comprehensive Web site!

Visit Vault and select "Vault Online Career Library" from the list of options.

Candid Career

Candid Career is a video library offering 2,000 video clips that provides informational interviews of real professionals in different career fields who share their unique experiences and career/major advice.

Careers Internet Database

At the Careers Internet Database, you'll find information on hundreds of careers from Accounting to Zoology. For access, use user name: 1484w; password: future.


WeatFeet features include company profiles, career videos, career and industry profiles, and 50+ insider guides. Log on to WetFeet using user name: psustudent; password: psuwetfeet.


Visit LionLink to research career information and conduct informational interviews with Penn State Alumni.

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