The Norco College Career/Transfer Center has printed materials, books, magazines, and catalogs related to the job market, career trends, and industry and government job information. Computer software programs for skill assessments, general and specific career/job/occupational information are also available. We are well-stocked with current information on most careers and many training programs.
Our library is open for browsing during regular hours. Educational advisors and trained assistants are available to help you find and use materials including: occupational and vocational files and a computerized career information system describing thousands of jobs and providing information on local state and national job markets.
Here are some helpful websites to better assist you:
- California Career Zone: California Career Zone is a new way to explore exciting jobs and occupations that the Golden State has to offer and to learn about what career path interests you.
- California Colleges: This Career section aims to help you identify and prepare for a career that suits your skills, values, interests, and personality.
- California Occupational Guides - The California Occupational Guides are a series of about 300 information sheets covering individual occupations or groups of related occupations.They provide statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.
- Career Cafe: A comprehensive career guidance site hosted by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.
- CashCourse provides students with financial education resources and aims to build money manegement skills for users. The website features articles, videos, a financial dictionary, and software to help students understand and build budgets.
- Coast Careers: Helping Students Find their Direction! - Do you know where you're going and how to get there? If you haven't mapped out your career yet-you've come to the right place!
- Discover Nursing; Find everything you need to know about starting a registered nursing (RN) career including information on nursing salaries, scholarships, schools.
- Explore your Major: on ASSIST.org there is an area where you can explore your major (UC and CSU campuses). This site find programs of study at all CSU campuses and link to campus websites, where they'll find descriptions and coursework requirements for each major.
- EUREKA - At EUREKA, they have been collecting occupational and career-related information for over 25 years. They can help you develop a plan to get started on any career-track. Contact the Career Center (951) 222-8072 for your free student code!
- Nursing Careers: One of the most in demand careers in California is nursing. As the population continues to grow in California so will the demand for nurses.
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly: OOQ Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) - For hundreds of different types of jobs - such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse -the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you information regarding career choices.
- O*Net - The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information.
- Salary Information: The Internet's most popular job salary calculator. Free basic salary reports and salary comparisons.
- TEACH California - TEACH California provides you with the information you need in order to become a credentialed teacher in California. The sections within the Web site have been organized to answer your questions regarding the requirements for becoming a teacher, finding the right teacher preparation program, locating financial aid, checking out schools and school districts, and finding a job.
- Teaching Careers - One of the fastest growing careers in California is teaching. Many California public schools are experiencing an immediate demand for teachers.