Career Exploration Web Sites
Guide to Health Careers in Illinois
to Health Careers in Illinois will acquaint you with over 200 health
science professions taught in over 580 occupational training programs
offered by technical and community colleges, colleges and universities,
hospitals, and other organizations throughout Illinois.
Click on Money, then Work. Articles include “Who’s Hiring In 2010?” and “Tips for Workers over 50”.
and career resources.
Provides national, state and local career information and labor
of Computer-based Systems for Career Information
Black Collegian Online Career Center
Articles, advice, news, tools and examples to help find, win, and
succeed in your new job.
Guide to Industries
Career Guide to Industries is a companion to the Occupational
A Career Information Guide offering a comprehensive career information
guide on hundreds of careers and occupations.
Services Center at the University of Delaware
on Major Resource Kits.
Career Information System is a web site of the Illinois Department
of Employment Security. Click on Quick Start.
This web site is the result of a collaboration between the U.S.
Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education. It is
designed to provide information on high growth, in-demand occupations
along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.
Click on Career Information. The website is a product
of the New York State Department of Labor.
This site from America's Career InfoNet lets you search for certifications
by keyword, industry, or occupation. Read the FAQs under Certification
Finder Help for general information on certifications.
Type the name of the career in which you are interested in Search.
Career Guidance Center
Get access by clicking on the link in the Oakton Community College Library webpage.
Information has been compiled by Martha Wiseman, retired guidance
director and counselor, to assist guidance counselors and high school
students with planning for the future and other guidance issues.
The Illinois Labor Market Review
State Licensed, Certified and Registered Occupations
to include all occupations licensed, certified, or registered by
an Illinois state agency.
In Select Department choose Occupational
Descriptions and Profiles.
Guide to web sites of prominent organizations and associations.
The Job Accommodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability
Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN's mission
is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities
by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities,
their family members and other interested parties with information
on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities
and related subjects.
JobWeb®, a web site of career development and job-search information
for college students and new college graduates, is owned and sponsored
by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Click
on Career Library, then Job Outlook.
Under "Career Profile Search" click on Search
by major or Search by job title.
Occupations is part of America's CareerInfoNet Workforce Credentials
Information Center. At this site you can search the database of
licensed occupations by occupation, agency, or keyword, and located
the contact information for the state licensing agency.
Part of Florida State University's Career Centers web site.
Click on Major Information Pages.
York Times - College
articles related to various areas of study.
Oakton Community College Library Careers Web Page
by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
OOQ Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook
Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart. It is an alpha listing by job title of articles on specific careers.
Illinois Department of Employment Security portal.
Developed for the U.S. Department of Labor by the National Center
for O*NET Development.
Explore the range of technology fields you can enter. Find out what
they're all about, real-world applications, and typical jobs you
More than 3,100 pages of free college, career, and job-search content.
Polytechnic Institute Career Resources
A collection of links to websites with information exploring
choice of major, career opportunities, trends, career outlooks and
News & World Report
of California–Berkeley Career Site
Extensive, well-organized information on hundreds of careers. Not
surprising for a university site, the focus is on careers requiring
of North Carolina Wilmington Career Services
Explore & Research Careers click on What
Can I do With A Major In. In addition to information there
are lots of relevant links.
career success stories of 1001 real people. This link will only
work from a computer on Oakton Community College's two campuses.
If you visit VocBiosOnline from home, the username is Oakton
CC and the passcode is KcDcP.
This site focuses on careers not requiring a college degree and
usually provides links to training resources.
can I do with this major
Part of Joliet Junior College's Career Services web site.