Websites to help you in your quest for finding career information and for choose a career or major.
Americorps – AmeriCorps is the national service program through which 40,000 people each year tackle community problems from disaster relief to tutoring. Find out how you can join AmeriCorps.
America’s Job Bank -This site allows employers to list vacancies and applicants to file resumes. It also has information about employment trends and job seeking strategies.
ASVAB Career Exploration Program – Once a student has taken the Armed forces Vocational Aptitude Battery, this site will assist with interpretation of the results and consequent career exploration strategies.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Data from the Department of Labor about the economy, including projections and regional information. Helpful for high school students planning majors and careers.
Career Builder – Ever changing, all encompassing site has employment tips, links to other career oriented web sites, ask the experts, and career news from the USA Today.
Career View -Here you’ll find information on how to find the right job. In addition to resources that can help you locate career opportunities, it includes a wealth of information on resume writing, interviewing skills, best-paying and fastest-growing fields and careers, etc.
Career Zone – This site offers a cluster approach to career exploration based on the Holland organization scheme. Information on specific jobs can also be sorted by years of training required.
College.gov – designed by students and features first person accounts of students who overcame challenges to going to college such as peer pressure, lack of family support, and financial barriers. It provides relevant comprehensive information about why to go, how to go, and how to pay for college or other post secondary options.
Constructmyfuture – This site offers excellent information on careers within the Construction industry. Learn about the careers and where you can begin your education and training to become involved in the industry.
CT Dept of Labor Statisitics – Information on the demand for jobs and other vital employment forecasts for CT.
From Hobby to Career – Article from the Occupation Outlook Quarterly advises you on how you can get paid for doing what you enjoy so much you’d do it for free. Download and print the entire article as a pdf file.
Job Corps – Job Corp is the only national residential job training and education program for at-risk youth 16 to 24 and is a top source of entry-level workers. It offers young people industry validated, up to date skills training, as well as world of work and social skills tips that teach young people how to act on the job site.
Job Profiles – Experienced workers share the rewards and stressful parts of their jobs, basic skills required, challenges of the future and advice on entering the field.
Job Smart – This site is packed with information about planning your career. What kind of training or education is required? What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in? What’s hot? What’s not?
Health Occupations and Technology Careers in Connecticut – A great site filled with information concerning careers, salaries, and schools within Connecticut.
Life Works – The National Institute of Health (NIH) has created an interactive website to allow students, parents, counselors and educators a chance to explore over 100 career possibilities in the health and medical sciences.
Mathematical Sciences Career Information – The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics are dedicated
to providing career information and services to the mathematics community. The information on this site was compiled by the American Mathematical Society.
www.myfuture.com – Myfuture.com presents career, college and the Military as options, allowing users to explore all possibilities and gain insight into each option.
Podiatric Careers – Here you will find a wide variety of information about podiatric medicine as a career. Podiatric Medicine is a rewarding and exciting career and our doctors have sited their flexible work hours, financial opportunities, and multiple options in practice as outstanding reasons to choose this profession. We at the American Podiatric Medical Association wish you every success as you seek to find your passion and choose a career that will provide you with a fulfilling and rewarding life.
Occupational Outlook Handbook, Current Edition – This is a great site to find about careers with information by the US government.
ONet – Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
Welcome to America’s Career InfoNet – Career Information and Career Spotlights. Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, and detailed descriptions about various careers.
What Can I Do With a Major In? – An excellent site done by the Career Services of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
What Can I Do With a Major In? – Another good site to learn about possible careers and college majors by the University of Southern Illinois – Edwardsville.