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California State University, Long Beach
Student receiving Career advise on choosing a Major

Majors and Careers

  • Career Counseling: Career counseling is a partnership between you an a professional counselor who is skilled in assisting students making important decisions about majors, careers, or graduate studies.
  • Choosing a Major or Career: Choosing a major is not always the same as choosing a career. While some careers require a specific undergraduate major (i.e. nursing, engineering), many do not.
  • Career Workshops: CDC workshops can assist you in deciding on a major or career, as well as learning the appropriate skills to obtain a part-time job or internship or make the transition to professional work after graduation.
  • Applying to Graduate School: Graduate and professional schools offer an opportunity for you to undertake advanced study in areas of interest or to accomplish a career goal.
  • Careers Related to CSULB Degrees: For each major that interest you, find a general description on careers, career options, typical employers, and salary and employment outlook information.
  • What can I do with this major?: Finally, a convenient website that helps you connect majors with careers. For each major that interests you, choose either the PDF or HTML version to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.
  • Career Planning Strategies: An Action Plan is a series of activities that will guide you in making insightful and intelligent decisions regarding your academic experience while attending the University.
  • Career Resource Library:Offers collection of career and employer information. These materials include information on careers, graduate school, job search information, and current full-time and part-time job opportunities.