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PARENTS & STUDENTS - CAREER RESOURCES

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGy

http://www.careers-in-business.com
Career areas to explore include Finance (Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, Insurance, Investment Banking, Money Management, Private Equity, Real Estate), Accounting (Public and Managerial Accounting, Accounting Workshop) and Marketing (Advertising and Public Relations, Market Research, Non-Profit, Product Management, Retailing). The information in each area includes a career overview, skills & talents needed, job options, salaries, links & resources, facts & trends, firms, firm listings and job listings.

http://www.fbla-pbl.org
This is the website of Future Business Leaders of America and Phi Beta Lambda. They are the high school and college student associations for students interested in the business field.

http://www.allbusinessschools.com/faqs/
In this section of the allbusinessschools.com web site, you will find common questions and answers on a variety of business careers.

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION CLUSTER

Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.

http://www.themint.org
This site comes the National Council on Economic Education. It has a section about “Starting Your Own Business”

http://www.entreworld.org
As an online resource for small business owners, the EntreWorld search engine delivers the best and most useful information, guidance and contacts for the entrepreneur. With more than 1,000 articles, audio clips, tools, databases and even town-to-town small business event listings, it puts the most essential entrepreneurial resources immediately at your fingertips.

http://studentcenter.ja.org/
This is the Student Center of the Junior Achievement website. JA is a national program, which helps students learn how businesses operate. The Student Center is made up of the Education Center, Entrepreneur Center, Financial Aid Center, Personal Finance Center, and the Research Center. The companion site for Berks County is www.jaberks.org.

http://www.electrifyingcareers.com
This website contains information on 59 careers in the electrical industry including both business and technical careers.

FINANCE CLUSTER

Careers in this cluster involve planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

http://www.cpazone.org
The website of the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants includes information on certified public accounting as a career.

http://www.aicpa.org
This is the student section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants website. It has information on accounting careers, education, scholarships and internships.

http://www.beanactuary.org
The “Be an Actuary - A Career Without Boundaries” website provides advice for students considering a career as an actuary.

http://www.forensicaccounting.com
Forensic Accounting professionals assist in the investigation of financial and business related issues. Find out more about the field at this website.

http://www.sba.gov/
Individuals interested in owning a small business will find a wealth of information at the website of the United States Small Business Administration.

http://cba.unl.edu/dept/agribusiness/careers.html
This is a listing of the various careers an individual can enter with an agribusiness degree.

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM CLUSTER

Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services. 

  • HOSPITALITY

http://www.acpwc.com/weddingconsultant.shtml
Information on becoming a wedding consultant or planner can be found at the Association of Certified Wedding Consultants web site.

  • TOURISM & TRAVEL

http://www.astanet.com/education/edu_becoming.asp
You can obtain a brochure on “Becoming A Travel Agent” at the American Society of Travel Agents web site.

http://www.gorp.com/gorp/eclectic/jobs.htm
If you are a person who wants a little adventure while earning a paycheck, then look at the GorpJobs website. The site profiles jobs for the adrenalin- addicted. You’ll also find general career advice and discussion forums.

MARKETING, SALES & SERVICE CLUSTER

Careers in this cluster involve planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives

http://www.marketingpower.com/content24510.php
The Careers section of the American Marketing Association website provides an overview of the marketing field.

http://www.knowthis.com/careers/careersmkt.htm
Knowthis.com is a marketing forum. This section provides resources on marketing careers.

http://www.deca.org/index.html
This is the website of DECA and Delta Epsilon Chi. They are the high school and college student associations for students interested in the marketing field

http://www.aef.com/industry/careers/index.html
The advertising education foundation provides career resource links for advertising careers in this part of their website.

http://www.mra-net.org/edevents/index.cfm
Information on marketing research careers can be found by clicking on the career guides in the education & events section of Marketing Research Association web site.

TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS CLUSTER

Careers in this cluster involve planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

http://education.dot.gov
The Garrett A. Morgan Technology & Transportation Futures program website comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation and features information on a variety of transportation careers including aviation and marine transportation.

  • AVIATION RELATED

http://www.alpa.org/Default.aspx?tabid=123
Future pilots should go to this page on the Air Line Pilot Association’s website.

http://www.faa.gov/pilots/become
In this section of the Federal Aviation Administration website information on air traffic control specialists is provided.

http://www.natca.net/about/career.msp
Here the National Association of Air Traffic Controllers provides information on air traffic controller careers.