Exploration & Information
Career Information System
Gives job descriptions, wages, employment outlook, tips, & training requirements for 95% of the occupations in Idaho and nationally. Also contains information on colleges, financial aid, owning your own business, etc. Best resource for career information. Come into Career Services to create a portfolio and then you will be able to access it 24/7 on the Internet from anywhere!
Career Advantage Workshops
Participate in our collection of 26 workshops (30 minute video followed by Q & A with the career counselor - usually 1 hour total time each) that address all aspects of career planning and job search. The expert presenters include Richard Bolles, Jeremy Rifkin, Barbara Sher, Howard Figler, William Bridges and industry leaders such as top executives at Sun Microsystems and Citibank.
Interviews with real people doing over 2000 different occupations. Available in the Career Services office or on line. Please call for the User Name and Password, 769-3297 or 769-7700. website
See our list of local individuals who have agreed to talk with you about their careers. A guide to informational interviewing is provided.
- Click here to see our Informational Interview Guide.
- Click here for in-depth Career Exploration Guide.
There are many paths to success in the work world. JobProfiles gives you a look into some of them. Each profile was completed by someone who is successful in their job. They have been selected from their memberships in associations, unions and business organizations. There are over 200 biographies on this site.
Majors and Careers Central (from CollegeBoard.com)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
College Majors and Careers
Come in to our office to look at a collection of information on careers related to every major at NIC and other non-related careers.
As a supplement to the information and services available through the North Idaho College Financial Aid Office, we provide local and national databases covering a wide variety of sources to help finance your college education. The Idaho Career Information System (eCIS) database as well as on-line Internet resources, will help you to identify scholarships, grants, and loans for which you are eligible.
Check out our career library of over 650 volumes. Subjects range from books for those who are just beginning the career search process, books on specific careers, directories and trends, school and college information, financial aid resources, job search and advancement skills.
(Click here for access to the Vault Career website).
Additional assistance is also available regarding decision-making, and more. Just ask.