Occupation Information on the Internet
A plethora of career information is available on the internet. In addition to the following websites, you can visit the websites of professional associations that represent your career of interest.
General Occupational Information
Understanding the labor market in the career field in which you are interested can help you make informed decisions. These sites can give you the inside scoop.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook – Find career information on duties, education and training, pay and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
- O*Net – provides detailed descriptions of the world of work.
- What Can I Do with a Major in ...? – provides a list of careers, workplaces and strategies based on your major.
- MyPlan – comprehensive tools and resources to assist you in making career decisions.
- Jobstr – ask people anything about their jobs online.
- CareerBliss – provides over 4 million salaries and 700,000 company reviews.
- Career Videos – Career videos are organized into 16 clusters on related types of work.
- Hot Jobs for the Future – Displays jobs that will grow rapidly in the next few years or will have large numbers of openings.
- America's Career InfoNet – provides detailed information about various careers, training skills needed, jobs, wages and industry information.
- California Labor Market Information - providing information to help people understand California's economy and make informed labor market choices.
- U.S. Dept of Labor – provides labor market information nationwide.
- Careers in Business – find out employment projections in business careers as well, job summary, salaries, and entry-level requirements.
- Accounting Career Guide – learn everything you need to know about accounting employment in less than 5 minutes.
- CPA Exam and License Requirements – find how you can become a licensed CPA in California.
- Be an Actuary – learn about the job outlook, salary, how to become an actuary and more.
- Banking Jobs – explore the major job types and employers in banking.
- Psychology Career Zone – explore various fields within the field of psychology, education and licensing requirements, and professional associations.
- Careers in Psychology – learn about various careers within psychology.
- Psychology & Counseling Careers – a free educational resource helping students determine their best career path options.
- Science Careers – provides exercises to help Ph.D.-bound students examine their skills, interests and values; 20 career paths that best fit their skills and interests; strategic goal-setting tools; and articles/resources to guide them through the process.
- Environment Science – web site providing environmental career and job information.
- The New Social Worker – a quarterly newsletter with articles for students on social work ethics, field placement, practice issues, practice specialties, technology in social work, book reviews and more.