Career Exploration Websites:
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), published by the U.S. Department of Labor:
For hundreds of different types of jobs such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job and working conditions.
In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more.
Ways to use the Occupational Outlook Handbook site: (1) To find out about a specific occupation or topic, use the Search box that is on every page enter your search term in the box. (2) To find out about many occupations, browse through listings using the Occupations links that are on the right side of each page. (3) For a listing of all occupations in alphabetical order, go to the A-Z Index and select a letter.
This site, provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides information about the U.S. job market, particular career areas, employment statistics, and employment projections for up to 10 years. See if it can be of help to you in deciding what career path you might want to choose:
America's Career InfonetCareer Planning in one stop!!
Research Occupational Information: Build a profile with employment, wages & skills. Find high-growth and high-wage occupations.
Explore Industry Information: Create an industry profile with employment and wage trend info. Find industries with the largest employment and those projected to grow the fastest. Includes employment and wage info at the national, state, metropolitan and county levels.
Discover state information: Find state labor market info and resources, including links to education, cultural & recreation resources.
Log on and check it out: https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/toolkit.aspx
ASVAB Career Exploration Program
DISCOVER YOUR POSSIBILITIES!!
You can benefit from the Career Exploration Program whether you plan to attend college after high school or enter the workforce.
Find out how your interests and skills relate to the demands of more than 400 occupations so you can start making informed decisions about your educational and career plans.
Visit the website at: www.asvabprogram.com
Adventures In Education
This website, developed by Texas Guarenteed Student Loan Corp., helps students plan and complete the journey through higher education by providing free resources to students and parents.
You can find information on developing your career goals, finding the right school and financing your education. Try out the comprehensive site index and search capabilities. Also available in Spanish.
You can log on at: www.AIE.org
A - Z Listing of EVERY CAREER
This is a complete listing of EVERY career you can think of. An awesome site!! Log on to http://www.careerplanner.com/ListOfCareers.cfm