Here you will find resources in the form of handouts, videos, and links to useful websites on a wide range of topics: Career Information, Assessments, Job Searches, Internships, and some Fun Stuff too.
EUREKA A powerful on-line interactive tool to explore paths of study, schools and careers. Create your own account using the SBCC site ID code: VUOHNDU.
California Career Zone A web-based career exploration system with a focus on California.
O*NET A nationally maintained source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.
My Next Move A more succinct graphic overview of careers listed through O*NET.
Occupational Outlook Handbook The industry standard: information on hundreds of careers.
Learn How to Become In depth information on careers and job search.
Quintessential Careers A robust information site.
Career Center Library A collection of books covering a wide range of career fields and majors that are accessible in the Career Center.
Teacher.org Every state has different requirements for becoming a great teacher. Click on your state to find out more about what will be required of you on your journey toward becoming a teacher!
True Colors, a feature of EUREKA. A personality-based self-assessment that is insightful, quick, and easy to use. The results gives you a four color profile and a list of occupations by color that are coordinated with majors within the EUREKA database.
Riley Guide Assessments The Riley Guide's list of assessments are extensive.
Monster Assessment Tools The mighty monster has gathered many assessment tools in an effort to develop into more than a listing service.
Queendom Career Assessments The best tests for career hunters, about $3.00/test.
UCSB Career Assessments Find testing links indexed by UCSB’s Career Center.
Self Directed Search The Self Directed Search, based on Holland Code $9.95.
Type Logic For those who do the Kiersey Personality Indicator, visit this afterwards.
Local Job Search Sites
SBCC Job Connection SBCC's FREE online posting system for jobs, internships and volunteer positions.
Craigslist Santa Barbara There are also Craigslists for cities all over the world.
Santa Barbara News Press Classified Local News Paper
Santa Barbara Jobs Online Job Posting Forum
Santa Barbara Independent Local Independent News Paper
Local Employer Sites
City of Santa Barbara Jobs for the City of Santa Barbara
SBCC Employment Employment at SBCC for faculty/Instructor positions
UCSB Jobs Job listing board
County of Santa Barbara Job listing board
Sansum Medical Clinic Job listing board
Cottage Health System Job listing board
Santa Barbara Unified School District Job listing board
Goleta Union School District Job listing board
General & Global Job Search Sites
Coolworks.com Jobs in Great Places
Dice Computer/Technical Jobs
Employment Guide Good site to find hourly and skilled jobs, from entry- level to mid management employment opportunities.
Mashable Jobs The largest independent news source dedicated to cover and spread the knowledge of social media and technology.
Neuvoo.com Click on California and put Santa Barbara in the key word section if you are looking for a local job.
Oodle Jobs Provides consumers with a friendly local marketplace to buy sell and trade.
socalTECH.com Technical Jobs in Southern California
Snagajob Good site to check for hourly jobs!!!
OfficeTeam broad, office related, entry and middle mgt
Aerotek esp. manufacturing, assembly, job contractors, government
Peopleready esp. general labor, skilled labor, background friendly, Ventura to Santa Maria
State/Federal Job Sites
USA Jobs Official site for Federal Jobs
Intern Queen Inc. A somewhat stylish online resource with national Internship postings and blog tips.
Idealist Good place to start finding internship, volunteer and job opportunities – whether in your neighborhood or anywhere in the world connecting people and organizations.
Simply Hired Great place to find internships, jobs and volunteer opportunities locally and around the world.
Indeed Global job search website.
AFSC An organization devoted to service, development and peace programs throughout the world.
Earthwatch Looking for an opportunity in the field of science and research and working towards a sustainable environment? This organization works for the conservation of natural resources and cultural heritage collaborating with scientists, educators and general public.
Global Citizens Global citizens work for the better quality of life around the world and preserve indigenous cultures, traditions and ecologies at the same time.
Globe Aware Conducts volunteer trips around the world to promote cultural awareness and promote sustainability among the host community by teaching skills rather than depending on others to help them in need.
Looksharp Find exciting internship opportunities across the US, by different categories and majors.
Internsearch A National Internship Directory which includes detailed descriptions of available internships.
Intern Bound Mostly in Silicon Valley and Northern California.
GetThatGig Cool internship opportunities offered in different categories!!!!
Smithsonian One stop site for internships in art, history and culture, science and technology, research.
LA Times Internships Paid internships and summer placements usually run from mid-June to late August in the field of journalism.
Washington Post Offers a 12-week paid internship program for the reporters on local, financial, sports and editorial desk.
Carter Center A non profit organization works to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering through popular education and access to information.
Rising Star A good place to find entry-level jobs and internships!!!
Los Angeles County Arts Commission Provides leadership and staff support for the countrywide collaboration for arts education, Arts for All.
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences A non profit organization working towards the advancement of the telecommunications arts and sciences.
SummerJobs.com Good site to find summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with parks, resorts, camps and environmental organizations.
One Day One Job One day one job introduces college students and recent grads to exciting companies.
Careerealism Career management blog generated by career experts helps job seekers in finding jobs as quickly as possible.
Student branding Good read for high school and college students helping them find their unique hidden abilities.
Myplan.com Helps students and job seekers to explore their career options and brings clarity in what is right.