|Below is a list of Internet resources that will help you identify and research your career options.|
Provides “essential information about prospective changes in the world of work and the qualifications that will be needed by tomorrow’s workers.” It describes the nature of the work, working conditions, employment levels, required education and training, and outlooks for a wide variety of jobs and careers.
Describes nearly 200 careers, from accountant to zoologist. Includes a “day in the life” or the typical duties of each career, how to get there, the past and future of each job, the typical quality of life after two, five, and ten years working in each career, and other info. From the Princeton Reveiw Online. (To get a complete list of careers, just leave the search box empty.)
Provides a wealth of information on most careers, including salary and industry trends, job outlook, and links to career information. Especially good labor market info at the national, state, and local level.
“How To” info for job seekers: résumés, career & salary info, the hidden job market, job banks & fairs, career centers, libraries
The University of Manitoba’s Counseling Service has put together a list of links which lead to descriptions of various occupations. The links are arranged by college subjects, which some career explorers may find helpful.
What can I do with a major in....?
Here are several similar resources which list occupational opportunities by college subject.
From College Board Online, lists of career descriptions organized by type of career.
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