Career Exploration Resources
Hard Copy Resources
You are welcome to visit the Career Networking Center in 127 Manwaring Center to access any of these items. Resources may not be removed from the office. Regular business hours are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Master File contains summary sheets, newspaper and magazine articles and other current information about careers and majors. It also includes information about graduate programs. Students can make copies of handouts or brochures for their personal use.
Encyclopedia of Careers
This encyclopedia set provides information for more than 900 careers. It lists a general description of the job or career field, the professional requirements, salary statistics, work environment, future outlook and sources for more information.
Books on Careers
These books offer an in-depth look at specific majors and careers.
The Business Journal: Books of Lists
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information produced by the U.S. Department of Labor. It provides valuable information needed to make career decisions.
Online Access: www.bls.gov/oco
The U.S. Department of Labor developed the Occupational Network (O*NET) to help people find a job that interests them. It allows people to search for jobs listed alphabetically, by required education or training, by O*NET number, or by interests. It also lists jobs by earning rates, growth rates, and number of openings.
Online Access: www.online.onetcenter.org
New and Emerging Occupations: www.onetcenter.org/dl_files/Taxonomy2010_AppD.pdf
Best Jobs of 2013
A collection of lists compiled by US News, as based on data categorized by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
|Best 100 Jobs|
|Best Jobs Ranked by Industry|
What's it Worth?
A resource from Georgetown University which shows the worth of Bachelor's Degrees from a variety of different majors: