Exploring Careers

Finding the right career means taking the time to reflect on your interests, skills, and values. We have tools that will help. 

The first step in career exploration is to consider what's important to you, then think about how those things line up with your unique talents and skills. We have resources online, in-person, and in our library to help you find and prepare for a rewarding career.

Interested in having the CDO present to your student group or class?  The CDO is also happy to come to you as well.  Contact us at career.development@pomona.edu and we would be happy to discuss the variety of options and topics we can facilitate for you.  

Career Advising Appointments

Whether you want help exploring career options or are ready for a serious job search strategy, our counselors can offer sound advice and a personalized walk-through of career development resources.

Candid Career

Discover careers from videos featuring Pomona College alumni! These videos cover a variety of industries and highlights strategies for getting started in the field.

Informational Interviews

Having conversations with industry professionals will allow you to gain insight and advice from their firsthand experience working in the field. 

Interest & Personality Assessments

Assessments provide insight about your strengths and talents that can help get your career discovery started.

Sagehen Career Tools

Explore careers on Sagehen Career Tools, which lists over 2,300 online resources and CDO library books, which covers topics such as majors, career paths, professional associations, career advice articles, and career assessments.

Class Year Checklists

Looking for how to get started in the career development process?  The CDO has created checklists for each class year for important things to be thinking about and doing throughout your time at Pomona College to best prepare you for life after Pomona.