Career Resources

Find help researching a career, job hunting, writing a resume, locating apprenticeships, and much more on these websites.

www.collegemajors101.com

Listing of various college majors with information on what you will actually learn and do while in college with that major 

www.bls.gov/ooh/ - Occupational Outlook Handbook

Go to the A-Z Index to find a comprehensive listing of careers that includes earnings, qualifications, and training needed.

www.cwds.pa.gov - PA Career Link

Lists job openings, has tips on resume preparation, and includes links to education and training.

www.overview.com/colleges

A searchable database of 900+ career fields, 6000+ vocational schools, colleges, and universities, links to scholarships, sources of loans, financial aid, and advice.

www.collegeboard.com/apps/careers/index

Users can pick a general career category and browse specific jobs to learn about working conditions, job forecasts, related professions, and what you can be doing now to reach your goals.

www.mappingyourfuture.org

A public service providing information on college planning, career options, and financial strategies.

www.pacareerzone.org 
Take interest inventories/skills assessments to see what career match your abilities and interests.  You can also research and compare careers that interest you.

www.doleta.gov - U.S. Department of Labor

Includes information on apprenticeships and the job corps.

www.EducationPlanner.org

Offers career test for students to see what jobs match their interests.  The site also has a College Finder tool that helps students narrow down college choices by indicating features they want in a college such as size, major, location, sports, etc.  The web site has lots of information on various topics from careers and colleges to financial aid.

www.sciencepioneers.org/students/stem-websites

Websites for students interested in exploring and learning about STEM careers

www.jobsearch.about.com

Resume help 

http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/careers/careers

Listing of various careers in health care along with detailed descriptions of education requirements, job description, and salary. 

https://hacc.emsicc.com

Career Coach - Take a quick career assessment to see what jobs might be a good fit for you.

http://www.hacc.edu/Students/CareerServices/index.cfm

Find links to research local employment data, find links to job and internship search tools, watch career videos, and take assessments to find your personality and character strengths and how those match with careers.