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1) The North Carolina State University's Career Center
http://www.fis.ncsu.edu/career/
This is an outstanding site that has some incredible resources, especially if you're not sure about an occupation.

2) The Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://stats.bls.gov/oco/
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 Page
http://www.embark.com
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
http://www.mapping-your-future.org/
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
http://www.acinet.org/
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 particular states.

6) Alverno's Career Development Center
http://depts.alverno.edu/cec/
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

 

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