Career Websites

America's Career InfoNet
A gateway site. Gives customized Occupation Profile reports; includes wage estimations. Gives links to sites about specific careers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Gateway site from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.
California Occupational Guides
Select the letter of your occupation.
Provides information on 900 occupations.
Careers section. Especially good at telling you what to expect & how to prepare.
Exploring Occupations: Careers
Information on over 200 careers. Especially good at supplying relevant career links. (Canadian)
Alberta Occupational Profiles
In depth information on specific careers. Note: salaries are in Canadian dollars. Search by title, interest, subject or industry.
Delve into 9 groupings of careers to find your career choice.
JobStar Central
Supplies many links to specific career web sites.
Monster: Job Profiles
A not-so-usual list of jobs & their description
Occupational Employment Statistics
Employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. Click here for a PDF file of "Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2005" found on this page.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
In case you missed it earlier, here is the "gold standard" in occupation information.
Oregon Career Information System
Access this extensive database from Multnomah Co. Library. You'll need your public library barcode number for online use. Or go inside the Beaverton Library to use it.
The Riley Guide
Links to particular career sites. "A-Z Index" is the easiest way to find your particular career.Be sure to click on "Salary Guides and Guidance."
SchoolFinder: Career Categories
A Canadian site giving information about many careers. Be sure to click on topics in the orange tool bar!
Currency Converter #1
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Matching Personality Traits to Careers

The Career Interest Game
A game from the University of Missouri Career Interests Center that is designed to help you match your interests and skills with similar careers. Links traits & skills directly to careers in the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Holland's Theory of Career Choice
Find out how to match your traits with careers that attract people like you.
Interests, Careers & Holland Types
From Black Hawk College, more information explaining Holland types and other career assessment tools.
The Holland Hexagon: Careers and Six Basic Types
More information about Holland's theory of career choice. It comes from the Career Development Center at the University of Cincinnati.
Sample Self Assessment Guide
From the state of North Carolina comes another career traits assessment tool based on the Holland method.

Created: 2/8/07
Updated: 2/12/07 Thanks to Sue Osborne, Librarian at Valley Catholic School for these resources