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      SA Works Aligning education and industry to grow a skilled talent pipeline, SA Works is driving San Antonio's workforce development strategic solutions. Our programs activate real solutions to grow, support and prepare the workforce for the job needs of the community. If you're a local student, registration is now open for Summer Internships! Employers will begin posting available internships in late March, so check back often to apply!

      Career Search:

      Career Page  - Find answers to the many questions that you might have about internships, careers, interviews, resume writing, cover letters, career planning, and self-assessment.

      Occupational Outlook Handbook  - A thorough and insightful guide to career descriptions with links to the “real” world. Also provides links to other resources.

      Labor Market and Career Data - Includes information about labor market data, self-assessments and career searches.

      O*Net - The Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. The database contains info about knowledge, skills, abilities, interests, general work activities, and work context. It provides the essential knowledge foundation for identifying prospective careers to explore, career counseling, planning education etc …

      Career One Stop - Smart career decisions start here! Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, state by state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online.

      Road Trip Nation - Career exploration defined by you.

      Free Resume Templates – This site has a short guide to choosing the right template, and near the bottom of the page, they offer a bunch of template options that are divided into 8 categories, such as Basic or ATS-Optimized.
      U.S. Department of Education - Get a Job, Skill or Trade - Students prepare for your future. 
      Texas Reality Check Lifestyle Calculator - It might be time for a reality check!  Will you be able to afford the lifestyle you want?  Use the Texas Reality Check LIfestyle Calculator to walk through expenses you will have monthly, decide on what you can spend monthly to maintain your lifestyle and what your minimum salary needs are. This is a great tool to explore occupations in your salary range.
      Texas Workforce Commission - Explore career awareness and navigate through the options of finding a career with the help of labor market data, career tools and educational requirements to obtain a high-demand job in Texas. 
      Career Coach from Alamo Colleges District - Take a career assessment, browse careers, discover majors and high-demand careers and education based on your interests!

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     Helpful hints to find a career fit:

    1. Self-Assessment: Start by evaluating your strengths, skills, interests, and values. What are you good at? What do you enjoy doing? What matters most to you in a job? This self-awareness will guide you toward careers that align with who you are.
    2. Research: Research various careers you're interested in. Understand the responsibilities, qualifications, potential growth opportunities, and the day-to-day tasks involved. Websites like LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and career-specific forums can provide valuable insights.
    3. Networking: Reach out to professionals in fields you're considering. Networking can provide real-world perspectives, insider insights, and potential connections that might help you get a foot in the door.
    4. Education and Training: Determine if your desired career path requires specific education, certifications, or training. Consider the time and financial investment required to obtain the necessary qualifications.
    5. Internships and Volunteering: If possible, try internships, part-time jobs, or volunteer work in your chosen field. This hands-on experience can give you a taste of the work environment and help you decide if it's a good fit.
    6. Set Goals: Establish short-term and long-term goals for your career. This can provide a clear direction and help you measure your progress.
    7. Flexibility: Be open to adjusting your plans as you gain more insights. Your career path might evolve over time, and being adaptable can lead to unexpected and fulfilling opportunities.
    8. Mentorship: Find a mentor who has experience in your desired field. They can offer guidance, advice, and share their own experiences to help you make informed decisions.
    9. Work-Life Balance: Consider the work-life balance of the career you're interested in. Some careers demand long hours or irregular schedules, while others offer more predictable routines.
    10. Passion vs. Practicality: Strive for a balance between pursuing your passions and considering practical factors like job availability, salary, and job security.
    11. Job Shadowing: Spend a day shadowing someone who works in the field you're interested in. This can provide a firsthand look at the daily tasks and challenges.
    12. Evaluate Market Trends: Research trends in the job market. Certain industries might be growing while others are becoming obsolete. Consider the future demand for your chosen career.
    13. Financial Considerations: Think about the financial implications of your career choice. Will it provide the income you need to achieve your personal and financial goals?
    14. Continued Learning: Many careers require ongoing learning and skill development. Consider if you're willing to commit to lifelong learning to stay relevant in your chosen field.

    Remember, choosing a career is a journey, and it's okay to take time to explore and find the right fit. It's about finding a path that aligns with your skills, values, and aspirations.