Explore Careers

There are many career options to choose from. Our online assessments will help you to identify a career that fits your skills, interests, work values, and personality.

To Help prepare you for the right job opportunity, Permian Basin Workforce Board has gathered information on key industries and in-demand occupations in the region. We encourage you to use the tools to help you make informed decisions about your career path. View the resources below or visit us in-person at one of our five locations across the Permian Basin.

TARGETED OCCPUPATIONS - Every year, the Permian Basin Workforce Board publishes the Targeted Occupations List based on a number of economic indicators, industry trends and input from local businesses. The list can be used as a guide to begin your career exploration. View the latest Targeted Occupation List.


Discover the types of skills you are interested in and learn about careers that match your interests! Link: www.mynextmove.org


Compare Colleges and Degree Plans Link: https://txcrews.org/


Plan your future with Reality Check https://texasrealitycheck.com/


Take the Interest Profiler https://texascareercheck.com/ExploreCareer/InterestProfiler quiz to find out about jobs that fit your likes and dislikes!


Prepare and plan for your education based on your career pathway. http://www.educationplanner.org/

Occupational Outlook Handbook Link: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics provides detailed profiles on different occupations.