Occupational, Career and Choosing A Major ... Helpful Web Sites
Listed below are several occupational resources. These sites will provide you with information on careers, salaries and job availability that may assist you in making career and academic major decisions.
The O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Department of Labor researches and reports on over 200 careers on an annual basis. Information on educational requirements, salary and wages, career growth potential and related occupations can be accessed online and for free.
This website offers a great deal of information for students deciding on college majors and their careers. Included on this website are academic majors and related careers. Information on career options is also available. There is a free career assessment link (http://jobstar.org/tools/career/index.php
) and you can take this assessment online (allow 25 minutes) and you will be provided with career areas of interest.
Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path, Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. This is an article about choosing an academic major and some common myths among college students. Many links are available for students to access assessments, career exploration links and a listing of print resources that may be helpful to those seeking assistance with choosing a major.
What Can I Do This Major?
Use this website to explore multiple majors, specific fields, typical career areas, and strategic steps you can take to make you a more marketable candidate.