Career Resources

The following Web sites provide more tools to help you plan a path to a career that matches your interests and strengths. Use these resources to find information about familiar jobs and careers. You can also investigate the training and education needed to set you on the right career path.

  • America's Career Resource Network
    http://www.acrnetwork.org
    Access career development resources and decision-making tools, all supported by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Career Voyages (U.S. Department of Labor/U.S. Department of Education)
    http://www.careervoyages.gov
    Begin planning the ultimate road trip to your future career here. Learn about growing industries and career-based qualifications, education and training.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
    http://www.bls.gov/oco
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides this resource for occupational outlooks organized by career category. You can also link to student resources and information on fast-growing careers.
  • Mapping Your Future
    http://www.mapping-your-future.org
    Mapping Your Future is designed to help students make plans for college and careers and understand the college admissions process, standardized tests and financial aid.
  • America's Career InfoNet
    http://www.acinet.org/acinet
    Career InfoNet provides access to a wealth of data on different occupations, industries and state labor markets. Understanding this information can help you make better career decisions.
  • Career OneStop
    http://www.careeronestop.org/learners/learners.asp
    A sister Web site to Career InfoNet, Career OneStop connects you with training sources, information on financial aid, and assistance with educational decisions.
  • School to Careers (Iowa Public Television)
    http://www.careers.iptv.org
    Use this resource from Iowa Public Television to meet career professionals and learn more about a variety of jobs including biochemist, physician and architect.
  • Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (SCCC) (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)
    http://www.careercornerstone.org
    SCCC provides planning and networking tools for students interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • The Association of Computer-Based Systems for Career Information
    http://www.acsci.org/
    ACSCI is a professional association, formed in 1978, for the advancement of career information and its delivery. The association has worked to advance the use and improvement of career information, information technology, and services to users through standards, professional development opportunities and public information.