The NCHS Library has subscribed to a new career exploration database:
Please see the librarian for password.
Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, this webpage features four options to search: Fastest-Growing Occupations, Occupations with the Most Openings, Occupations with the Largest Employment, and Occupations with Declining Employment. All data based on 2008-2018 projections.
Sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, this webpage features four options to explore: Identify Your Interests, Explore Careers, Get Work Experience, and Find Education Options.
“CareerZone is an innovative online career exploration and planning system designed especially for today’s high-tech youth in New York State. CareerZone presents current and relevant occupational and labor market Information in a clear and interesting way, making career exploration and planning fun and easy.”
NU’s Academic Exploration Program’s Internet Links feature many good resources for career exploration.
“For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:
*the training and education needed
*expected job prospects
*what workers do on the job
In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each state, and more. You can also view frequently asked questions about the Handbook.”