Explore Majors, Careers, and Interests

It’s very common to feel unsure about which career path and related major is the best one for you – and that’s okay! The world of work is evolving faster than ever, and new pathways emerge all the time. We provide tools and resources to help you explore your personality, strengths and preferences while gaining knowledge about the labor market, various career paths, and related majors.

FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision making model to help choose majors, explore occupations, and make informed career decisions.

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Career Resources

PennWest University Undergraduate Programs

Valid in June 2023

Career Gear Podcast Episode 7: Effective Strategies for Starting a Career in Film Production

Getting started in any career can be intimidating but perhaps more so for careers in the creative industry.

In this …

Explore student clubs & organizations across PennWest campuses

Use the Engage platform to filter clubs and organizations by campus and interests!
Please note: Some contact information may only …

Focus 2 User Guide
Zippia: Careers for my Major

O*NET Online has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, …

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Contact & Location


California: 138 Natali Student Center

Clarion: 419 Becht Hall

Venango: 123 Suhr Library

Edinboro: 166 Ross Hall

California, Clarion, Edinboro, PA

Career Center Hours

Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm