DIVISION OF STUDENT SERVICES
- Meet with a counselor. Call 503-777-7550 or drop by Greywood.
- Assessment tools Takes you to a page where you may take two assessment tests as a part of your career explorations.
- Career basics A developmental page that shows six key elements of the career decision making process.
- First year first steps (Download PDF)
- Four Years to Launch (Download PDF) A year-by-year timeline of targeted career activities on which to focus as a student.
- Alumni career network
- Reed Switchboard: a network of Reed College alumni so eager to help current students and recent graduates that they'll give Reed $40 each time they hear from a student, up to $10,000 over the next five years. Learn more about the project, and about these committed alumni.
- Resource library Career services resource library publications: Browse or search for reading material to support your career exploration, job search, or graduate school application. Most of our 500+ books can be checked out for one week. Do your research!
- Alumni career network -- search by major
EXPLORE... CAREER FIELDS AND INDUSTRIES
- Reed Externship Program
- Reed Internship Advantage Initiative
- Resource library Career services resource library.
- To explore the career of consulting, and to use tools that help you prepare for case interviews, visit this page.
- To explore careers in the film industry, visit this page.
- Alumni career network -- search "type of bus/work"
- Career Insider Online Library (Through IRIS you may access the Career Insider Online Library powered by VAULT and download profession-specific books and access a host of additional resources). Requires login.
The following pages navigate away from the Reed web site.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook (Information on training, earning, prospects, working conditions, and daily responsibilities of hundreds of professions.)
- Stanford Social Innovation Review is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors.
- The Washington Information Directory is a longstanding source for names, addresses, and contact information for thousands of contacts at Federal agencies, non profits, and other Washington based organizations.
- Oregon Labor Market Information System (OLMIS): Search more than 700 occupational titles for job openings, wage information, licensing information, and employment forecasts. Also features tools for the active job seeker, including listings, employer contact information, and articles on interviewing, resume and cover letter writing, etc.
- America's Career InfoNet Occupation, Industry and State Information for the nation. Includes a skills profiler, an exercise which compares your skills with that of a desired occupation to determine compatibility.
- Oregon Clusters Industry clusters are groups of similar and related firms in a defined geographic area that share common markets, technologies, worker skill needs, and which are often linked by buyer-seller relationships. Learn about the interconnectedness of your desired field(s) and find out about opportunities to network.
EXPLORE... ADVANCED STUDY
- Explore advanced studies. This link directs you to the graduate and professional schools pages.