Career Questions??

Search the internet!

(some site are not accessible from school computers)

Using URLs (Universal Resource Locators is a direct search to sites you want to visit.  Below is a selected list of web sites.  To access these sites type the address into the address or URL box on the browser tool bar or just click on the address.  
See what you can find!
Occupational Outlook Handbook
            Address:    http://www.bls.gov/oco
You can do a key word search for information on specific Careers.  There are full text articles that can be printed off with the same information as the print edition.
Princeton Review Guide to Your Career
            Address:        http://www.review.com/career
Search for career information, job openings, interview and resume' tips.  Learn about a day in the life of.....
Career Information for K-12
            Address:        http://www.bis.gov/k12/html/edu_over.htm
Information on careers for the subjects that kids enjoy.
School-to-Work Resources
            Address:        http://www.mcrel.org/resources/links/
This page contains links to other resources for school-to-work information

Career Magazine
            Address:        http://www.careermag.com
This site provides a job openings database, resume' bank, employer profiles, articles and news on doing a career search and career links to other resources.

Career Toolbox
            Address:        http://www.clickonmycareer.com/toolbox.asp
                                  http://www.myfuture.com
                                  http://www.careerelite.com/selfassess.cfm
This site lists occupations by category which you can click to see the outlook and the projected salaries.

Career Source Magazine Online

            Address:        http://www.careersource.com

Bureau of Labor
            Address:        http://www.bls.gov

The Career Mail
            Address:        http://www.careercurrents.com/
This is an interactive web area .

Career Search
            Address:        http://www.monster.com
Excellent resource for resumes...go to the right side of the page, to "Career Center" and click on resume help.

Guide to Resumes and Career Information
            Address:        http://www.jobsmart.org
                                  http://www.resumetoolbox.com/
Resumes, Career Guides, Salary information!

Selection of many assessments (Personality/Entrepreneurship/Interest/Etc.)
            Address:      http://www.peninsulaemployment.bc.ca/Skills_And_Interests_Assessments.html
                                http://www.universityoflife.com/personalitytests.htm
                                http://www.careerhope.com/testing.html
                                http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/
                                http://www.worldwidelearn.com/career-assessment.htm
                                http://www.careerplanning.about.com/cs/selfassessment/

Great variety of assessments online!

The Peterson Company Online
            Address:        http://www.petersons.com
Career and college information at this site along with materials to purchase.

Virtual Interview Site
            Address:       http://campus.monster.com/
Scroll down on the left side to job search tools and click on Virtual Interview.  The Virtual interview contains actual interview questions ranging from puffball to killer.  The interaction sections gives you the opportunity to test your answers in a sage environment so that when the real thing comes along you can engage in a meaningful exchange rather than grope for a clumsy comeback.

US News Magazine Online
            Address:        http://www.usnews.com
Great college and career sites!  Lots of current information on hot jobs, salaries, outlook, etc.  Also terrific interview and resume' information!

ETA Choosing a Career
            Address:        http://www.doleta.gov/jobseekers/careertools.asp

Career Info Net
            Address:        http://www.careernet.org
This site is a guide to career information.  It is for student use and for job seekers.

Career Planning

            Address:        http://www.mcrel.org/connect/plus/career.html
This integrated Resource Package makes a unique contribution to the development of students as well rounded, balanced individuals.  It focuses on Student's personal development and on how their schooling and extra curricular activities relate to their future plans and life after high school.  This lesson plan will help students recognize the personal relevance of their studies and acquire the specific knowledge skills and attitudes that will help manage their lives more effectively.
Image A Place
            Address:        http://www.tappi.org
Covers information about careers in the paper and related industries