Career Strategies and Resources

Seattle Central College Counselors have provided this page to include resources for specific needs that students may want to research on their own. Feel free to schedule an appointment with one of our counselors at the Counseling Center to further explore other resources.

Please note: The following resources are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by the Seattle Central College Counselors. They should be used for educational purposes only and not as a substitute for professional intervention.

Budgeting

“The Sister’s Circle, the Budgetnista’s 5 Steps to Financial Wholeness,” by the Budgetnista Tiffany Aliche (13 minute video)

"Hella Helpful Budgeting a series of free, live, online financial workshops created BY and FOR BIPOC, immigrant families and first-gen children of immigrants" (various videos via YouTube).

"The Best Budgeting Apps of 2020 from Forbes" (5 minute article).

"Creating Your Budget from Federal Financial Aid" (article).

"How to Budget and Save Money as a College Student from CollegeInfoGeek"

Career Field Exploration

My Next Move - Career exploration site with options for keyword or industry searches and an interest mapper. Provides information about income and industry growth projections.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - United States Department of Labor website with national and state data on just about every career. Look up specific careers and career fields. Extensive information for each career with the type of work, work environment, preparation, income, job outlook, and related careers.

Self and Career Exploration

Dependable Strengths Seattle Central Counselors are trained facilitators of the Dependable Strengths Articulation Process. Talk to a Counselor to learn more.

Strong Interest Inventory Coming Soon! Seattle Central Counselors are trained in providing interpretation of the Strong Interest Inventory. Talk to a Counselor to learn more.

Values Matcher Use this online tool to think about your values and how they match with various careers.