Major and Career Exploration

Career & Major Exploration With so many options, selecting the right major and outlining a career path can be tough. We can help.

You have lots of people here at Alma who can help you choose the major and create a career path that’s right for you. Here in the CSO, we can help you make a plan for exploration and research using the following strategies:

FOCUS2 Career

FOCUS 2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making, and action planning. Customized with Alma College majors, your assessment results are matched with programs offered at Alma. With the help of a Career Development staff, FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them select a major, make informed career decisions, and take action!

New Users: Register to use FOCUS 2 (for free!) using the access code “scots” and your Alma College email address.

Returning Users: Login to access your existing FOCUS 2 account.

Career Development Staff Appointments

Let’s talk! Login to Handshake to schedule your appointment. Be sure to provide details about your interests and your goals. 

On-site Career Library

Utilize our on-site library in the CSO. We have resources ranging from test prep handbooks, to study abroad guides, to occupational handbooks outlining thousands of careers.