• Other Career Exploration Resources

    http://becomeopedia.com/how-to/

    A career exploration site that offers information on "how to become a ___________" on hundreds of career fields in almost every imaginable career field, from the arts to the trades, including numerous professions, as well as careers in government. Details include job descriptions, education requirements, and salary information. No cost to job-seekers.

     

    http://www.bls.gov/ooh/about/ooh-faqs.htm#info4

    Provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information. From the U.S. Department of Labor. Free to job-seekers.

     

    http://www.careerlaunch.net/

    From the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a very useful career and college site, with resources and links to help teens with self-assessment, summer opportunities, college search, career development, and more. No cost.

     

    http://www.careeroverview.com/

    An excellent career information site, providing career information and job descriptions for aspiring professionals and students who are making live altering decisions about your future career path -- helping you to make better, more informative career choices. No cost to job-seekers.

     

    http://resources.alljobopenings.com/

    Providing students with tools you can use to help identify careers that match your skills, interests, and abilities. This is a site for people who have a strong passion or interest, but aren't sure exactly how to turn that passion into a career... into a career you will love. No cost.

     

    http://www.eureka.org/

    A great tool for students -- and your families -- to learn more about yourself, as well as career exploration, career information, skills and career assessments, and a search system for locating colleges, universities, and trade schools that best match your needs. Take a spin on the site's True Colors assessment test. Membership required to use most of the resources.

     

    http://www.insidejobs.com/

    A place designed to help simplify career exploration -- where people can explore what job and career opportunities exist and learn what paths can take them there. As the sites says, find "inspiration, information, and awesome shortcuts for your career exploration. No cost to job-seekers.

     

     

    http://www.myplan.com/

    Designed to help students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about education and careers. Resources to help with deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning for your first career, and making a career change. No cost to job-seekers.

     

    http://www.uvisor.com/

    Offers job-seekers a five-step process for finding the right career and right job, from "Define Yourself" (where you provide basic information about yourself) to "Get Hired" (an automated job matching service based on your personal data). Job-seekers can also search for job listings directly (using keyword, location, industry). No cost to job-seekers.

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