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Career Information

Michigan State University Advising Core

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Career Exploration and Resource Links

Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training
www.doleta.gov
Info on apprenticeships, benefits, eligibility and finding a program.

Bureau of Labor and Statistics
www.bls.gov/emp/home.htm

Career outlooks, occupational employment
projections and more.

Career Education Consumer Report
http://www.mycareereducation.org/

Career research hosted by the State of Michigan.

CareerInfoNet
www.acinet.org

Locate occupational certifications and how to acquire them; links to job corp; office of apprenticeship training; distance education and correspondence field, federal training programs, financial aid, loans, scholarships; explore occupations and what it takes; general outlook on career fields (fastest growing, most openings, largest employment, declining employment, highest paying); wages and trends; state information (state profile, labor market information); Career Tools (employability checkup, licensed occupations, employer locator, skills profiler, resume tutorial, scholarship search, financial aid advisor); links to career sites, state career resources.

The Career Key
https://www.careerkey.org/index.html

This assessment measures skills, abilities, values, personality and interests. It also identifies jobs skills and has career information.

Career Planner
http://www.careerplanner.com/

Start with a career test before you begin career searching; free career planning information; career planning process, career reading room.

Career Videos
https://www.careeronestop.org/Videos/CareerVideos/career-videos.aspx

Career videos showing real people doing real work. See hundreds of videos organized into 16 clusters, or related types of work. Videos include career details such as tasks, work settings, education needed, and more. Occupations are alphabetized.

College View
www.collegeview.com

Job profiles, salary info, job hunting, resumes, military careers, career planning, career directory.

CareerZone
http://www.nycareerzone.org/

Users may search by job cluster and select an occupation or search by job title to access occupational information based on the O*NET database. A guided tour, self-assessment, featured career, and additional resources are also available.

Major Resource Kit
http://www.udel.edu/students/career-services-center/

Career information by academic major listed in alphabetical order from the University of Delaware, Career Services Center. Each Major Resource Kit includes information on career paths, sample job titles, employment resources, and additional sources of information.

Michigan Career Portal
www.michigan.gov/careers


MICHIGAN WORKS!
http://www.michiganworks.org/job-seekers/


My Future
http://www.myfuture.com/

Designed for the high school graduate, this site describes alternatives to college, such as military opportunities, volunteering , internships, apprenticeships, or vocational school. A career page provides helpful tools such as personality and self-assessment tests, advice on resumes and cover letters, interviewing tips, and lists of hot job leads and workforce trends.

The National Career Development Association
http://www.ncda.org/

Information on a variety of topics including surveys to help with career decisions.

Occupation Outlook Handbook
www.bls.gov/oco

Provides data on more than 200 occupations. Users may find occupational info. By searching for a specific occupation, by cluster, or through the entire occupation list. Information on each includes earning potential, education, training requirements, and future employment outlook.

O*NET OnLine United States Department of Labor
http://online.onetcenter.org/

The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities associated with occupations. Users can connect to the O*NET Occupational Information Network Resource Center by clicking on the O*NET Resource Center icon.

PrincetonReview
http://www.princetonreview.com/

Provides education and career resources. Includes information on resumes, cover letters, portfolios, interviews and internships. Take a Career Assessment Quiz and learn about college majors.

RileyGuide
http://www.rileyguide.com/

Job resources, job opportunities, how to prepare for a job, salary and career information.

Schools in the USA
http://www.schoolsintheusa.com/

Detailed information on 1,000 careers, personality assessment test, a resume builder, budget calculator, hundreds or articles and links covering careers, job hunting, test prep, financial aid and more, state specific websites for every state with customized content on careers and colleges, application information, a compare function to view featured colleges side-by-side, searchable database of more than 3,000 accredited colleges.

Talent Freeway
http://www.talentfreeway.org/

On-line one-stop service for Michigan residents. Career Pathways; occupation info; career planning; skills assessment; education and training options; links to Michigan works (job matching system); Michigan internship center; MOIS; MI EDP; Career Education Consumer Report (lets individuals shop for education and training programs).

Wisemantech
www.wisemantech.com/guidance/careerspecific.htm

Links to information on specific careers (by major, by occupation, by classes, FBI employment, funky careers, and more)

CAREER WEBSITE RESOURCES BY CAREER AREA
Constructions Careers in Michigan
http://www.miconstructioncareers.org/

This site provides salary stats, job offerings, and lists of apprentice school in Michigan and the surrounding areas. Online job descriptions offer info. such as the scope of work, working conditions, apprenticeship requirements, and other contacts for more info. This site also gives career descriptions for related careers such as cement masons, boilermakers, etc.

Engineering Net
http://www.jets.org/

Aimed at high school students curious about engineering and includes engineering job descriptions, suggestions for high school classes and activities, online directory of accredited schools, institutions, and associations of engineering.

Engineering: Your Future
http://www.asee.org/

Created by The American Society for Engineering Education, this Web site answers common questions about choosing a major in the field and resulting career options that will become available after graduation. This site includes press releases, assessment tests, homework help, and information about choosing (and paying) for a college or university.

Health Careers for Today & Tomorrow
http://www.mihott.com/

This website offers information on a variety of health careers. It includes a quiz that will give you suggestions on careers.

Nursing World
http://www.nursingworld.org/

This site offers a wealth of information about the field and provides links to sites that students can access information on continuing education, federal and private grant opportunities, tutorials, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Nursing Center
http://www.nursingcenter.com/

This site offers information for both nursing students and those in practice, including links to jobs, information on certification and much more.

Nursing Net
http://www.nursingnet.org/

Nursing net is a comprehensive site with general nursing information and provides a list of nursing schools