Major & Career Planning

Choosing a major and career is a process that involves exploring yourself, exploring possible best fit majors and occupations, setting clear goals, then taking action to test out your major or career interest through experiences. Below are links to resources and strategies provided by ECU Career Services to help students in major and career planning.


A self-paced career guidance tool designed to help select the right area of study, explore various career options, and provide valuable occupational information.

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Research your future career with real-world stats about your major, your interests, and your dream job title with career and education searches designed to find your best path based on millions of others. It’s data-powered career exploration for doers like you.

Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, What Can I Do with This Major can help! Learn typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields and areas of student, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate in careers of interest.


To make a Major and Career Planning appointment, login to Handshake and select “Appointments” under the Career Center link on the homepage.