|PARENTS & STUDENTS - CAREER RESOURCES
MULTIPLE CAREER WEB SITES
The websites in this section provide information on a range of careers:
Various careers can be researched by clicking on one of the six career cluster/pathway areas, such as Engineering and Technology. Careers are listed alphabetically under each field.
The Education Home Page of the Bureau of Labor Statistics website allows you to research careers by school subjects including math, science, music/arts, PE/outdoors, social studies and reading. The lists are not all-inclusive, but will hopefully stimulate one's thinking. You can also access an A to Z list of careers at the bottom of the home page.
As described on the website, Education Planner from AES/PHEAA is a one-stop career and college planning site. We have the information you need to research careers, choose a postsecondary school, apply on¬line, and find ways to finance your education. Click on the “Preparing” link to get to know yourself and your strengths and weaknesses. The section will also allow you to find a career that interests you and develop a plan of action for your educational future.
This is the website of the National Career Development Association. It contains various career planning resources. Individuals should click on “Internet Resources” and then “Internet Sites for Career Planning.” A variety of resource links are available. For information of specific careers, click on Industry and Occupation Specific Information.
Job Star Central’s Guides for Specific Careers include career planning information links which help answer such questions as: "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? Some sites include personal stories from folks working in the field: how did they move (or stumble) into their current work situation?; What advice would they give newcomers?
The “What Can I Do with a Major In” website helps students connect college majors with careers. For each major that interests you, choose "Information" to find an outline of common career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Choose "Links" to find a list of websites that provide information about listed majors and related careers.