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Career Resources: Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Exploring and Assessing Careers

FOCUS 2: Online, self-guided, career assessment and exploration system available through Miami Dade College Advisement and Career Services.

O*Net OnLine: Career exploration and job analysis online tool. Browse and search careers or answer questions about your interests and training in order to be matched to possible future careers. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

Career Coach: Local information on careers, including wages, employment, job postings, education, and training. Available through Miami Dade College Advisement and Career Services.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Online resource providing information on career duties, education, training, pay, and outlook. Available through the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CareerOneStop:Online toolkit offering comprehensive information on careers, training, skills, jobs, wages, industry, as well as state and local resources. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.

FloridaShines: "Find a Career" resources helping you plan your future and learn about careers. Register or log in to MyCareerShines to access online education information and career planning tools.

Job Sites


Project Tools & Resources

Office 365 Student Advantage

Office 365 Student Advantage

Collaborate on a project with your group anytime, anywhere. Office 365 allows you to create, edit, and view files online while fellow group members do the same. Access the latest versions of Office Suite with your MDC student email account, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more.

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PowerPoint and Office 365

Writing tutors and EnTec tutors are trained and ready to help with PowerPoint questions.


Purdue Online Writing Lab: Why and How to Create a Useful Outline

Why create an outline? There are many reasons, but in general, it may be helpful to create an outline when you want to show the hierarchical relationship or logical ordering of information. For research papers, an outline may help you keep track of large amounts of information. For creative writing, an outline may help organize the various plot threads and help keep track of character traits. Many people find that organizing an oral report or presentation in outline form helps them speak more effectively in front of a crowd. Below are the primary reasons for creating an outline.

(from Purdue OWL, How to Outline)

  • Purdue OWL: Sample Outline Purdue OWL: Sample Outlines