1) The North Carolina State
University's Career Center
This is an outstanding site that has some incredible resources, especially
if you're not sure about an occupation.
2) The Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is an excellent site for finding out all kinds of information
about occupations. For example, it describes the nature of the work,
working conditions, employment outlook, qualifications, and wages for
particular occupations. Libraries may have a hard copy.
3) Embark Home
This is rated the best web site in higher education by Yahoo, Excite,
PC Magazine, and many others. Offers comprehensive information on colleges,
scholarships, careers, and majors.
4) Mapping your Future
This is a great site that provides information about higher education,
selecting a school, paying for school, planning a career. Information
is also provided in Spanish.
5) America's Career InfoNet
This is a great site that offers information on occupations, wages
and the general outlook for particular occupations. For example, it
gives occupations that have: 1) the most openings requiring a Bachelor's
degree or higher; 2) the most openings requiring work experience or
on-the-job training; and 3) the highest wages. You can also focus on
6) Alverno's Career Development Center
Looking for information
on how to manage and develop your
career? The Career Education Center at Alverno is your one-stop shop
for comprehensive career-planning services
Director: Debra Chomicka
Phone # (414) 382-6009