|PARENTS & STUDENTS - CAREER RESOURCES
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.
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.
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.
This site comes the National Council on Economic Education. It has a section about “Starting Your Own Business”
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.
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.
This website contains information on 59 careers in the electrical industry including both business and technical careers.
Careers in this cluster involve planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.
The website of the PA Institute of Certified Public Accountants includes information on certified public accounting as a career.
This is the student section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants website. It has information on accounting careers, education, scholarships and internships.
The “Be an Actuary - A Career Without Boundaries” website provides advice for students considering a career as an actuary.
Forensic Accounting professionals assist in the investigation of financial and business related issues. Find out more about the field at this website.
Individuals interested in owning a small business will find a wealth of information at the website of the United States Small Business Administration.
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.
Information on becoming a wedding consultant or planner can be found at the Association of Certified Wedding Consultants web site.
You can obtain a brochure on “Becoming A Travel Agent” at the American Society of Travel Agents web site.
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
The Careers section of the American Marketing Association website provides an overview of the marketing field.
Knowthis.com is a marketing forum. This section provides resources on marketing careers.
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
The advertising education foundation provides career resource links for advertising careers in this part of their website.
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.
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.
Future pilots should go to this page on the Air Line Pilot Association’s website.
In this section of the Federal Aviation Administration website information on air traffic control specialists is provided.
Here the National Association of Air Traffic Controllers provides information on air traffic controller careers.