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CAREER RELATED LINKS


SEARCHING DATABASES FOR OCCUPATIONS:

After College  A service for college students and recent graduates who are looking for jobs, internships, and other opportunities.

America's Job Bank  Information on a wide range of job openings from around the country and includes listings by state and job title.

The Black Collegian Online  This site gives abundant career planning and job search information as well as commentaries by leading African American writers. It includes general information on college life and news of what's happening on college campuses today.

Career and Educational Guidance Library: Career Exploration Links  This site maintained by UC Berkeley has a database of over 700 links for occupational and educational preparation programs.

California Careers  Important links from this site include career and labor market information specific to California, career videos, and a list of training schools and community colleges from the "Tools and Resources" link.    

California Occupational Guides  More than 300 guide sheets provide statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.

Career Builder  Career information includes company research, salary calculator, work visas, and resume advise.  Job listings posts more than 300,000 jobs representing  25,000 employers. Personal Search agent allows candidates to apply for jobs and manage resumes. 

Career Chase  Click on "Career Information Categories." Good source for reading "informational interviews with people who really enjoy their jobs."

Career Cruising  A short inventory of career interests, valuable information interview samples, and occupational information.

Careers, Not Just Jobs  Produced by Dow Jones & Company, Inc., this site includes articles by career columnists and gives information about who is hiring and about salaries and profiles.

Careers Online Virtual Careers Show  This directory contains over 1,000 job and occupational descriptions from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The user can review jobs by exploring 12 interest categories.

College Board Online  This site provides extensive guidance and information about jobs and careers and how they relate to college majors.

Princeton Review  Sound information on choosing a major and career includes useful tips on  college majors, careers, internships.

Emotional Intelligence Survey  Identify your strengths and your personality traits that could use further development.

Eureka  Career Information System of occupational and career-related information. Over 400 Careers, Financial Aid, International Jobs, Univerisites, Job Outlook.

Hospitality Jobs Online  Jobs in the hospitality industry.

Monster Jobs  Company profiles, information on jobs and job listings. 

Job Hunt   Great site for information on professional associations. Click on "associations."

Major Resource Kits  Major Resource Kits link academic majors to career alternatives by providing information on career paths, sample job titles and other material updated by the University of Delaware.

Media Bistro  A website dedicated to people who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. A community for media professionals.
 


GENERAL CAREER EXPLORATION SITES:

CA Career Zone   A website for career exploration and planning system designed especially for students. Jobseekers, educators, and counselors will also benefit from the wealth of information on 900 occupations from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) database.

Monster Board  Lists thousands of jobs worldwide and a large database of information for job seekers and employers.

O*Net  All occupations listed are described using skills, knowledge, interests, and activities,  worker characteristics and occupational experience.  It also gives occupation specific tasks, job outlooks and salary ranges.

Occupational Outlook Handbook  This site gives the full content of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) as published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes information on over 200 popular occupations including compensation, training requirements, and typical work. 

Spotlight on Careers  Go to spotlight on careers and explore.  You may find other good links on this website such as the Internet Public Library that links with Assocations.

What Can I Do With This Major  Whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this site will help you connect majors to careers. 

The Riley Guide:  Job Resources on the Internet  Excellent resources for researching and gathering occupational information.

Saludos Hispanos  This site links Latinos with career opportunities including the ability to post free resumes. Its goal is to connect career-minded Hispanics with organizations who have an interest in promoting them up the corporate ladder. 

San Francisco State University  An excellent example of a college career center.  Click one "Student" and go to "Career Resources" and "What Can I do With A Major In?"  In career Resources see "Work Abroad", and "Information for students with disabilities".  Site includes a section for alumni information and graduate's job information.

What Color Is Your Parachute? The Job-Hunter's Net Guide  Career guidance information and a review of resources available on the Web.

Work Smart  Sponsored by the Employment  Development Department (EDD) from the state of California, "WorkSmart" provides useful information for job seekers on work skills and employment. 

OC Careers  Career tips for students, parents, and educators (ages 15+)
 


NETWORKING SITES:

LinkedIn.com  A business-related social networking site - it is mainly used for professional networking.
 


COMPUTER AND MULTIMEDIA RELATED CAREER INFORMATION:

Gama Sutra  For students who are considering a job as a game developer, this site provides news articles and the latest jobs openings at top gaming companies.
 


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics):

Software Engineer Inside  Designed for students interested in the field of software engineering, computer science, computer engineering and related technology fields. This site provides definitions, career ideas for software engineering, computer science and related majors as well as a list of ABET accredited programs and non-ABET accredited programs organized by state and presented in an easy to understand and navigate format.

Explore Health Careers Multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers. This website is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions, and college students.


TEACHING RELATED INFORMATION:

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)  From the CTC homepage, you can access all California credentialing requirements, an online credential handbook and a list of all accredited teacher preparation schools and universities in California.

Teach California This site is designed to recruit teachers to the profession of teaching, explain the teacher preparation process, assist prospective teachers in creating their plan to become credentialed teachers, provide relevant content, partner with related public and non-profit entities, and offer links to important resources.

California Department of Education California Department of Education Web site

University of California's Teacher Education Programs  The UC is committed to recruiting, training, and supporting K-12 educators.  Get the most up-to-date information regarding their various credential and Extension programs.
 


MILITARY INFORMATION:

Military Career Guide Online, U.S. Government Defense Manpower Data Center  This comprehensive site gives information about careers in the U.S. Armed Services, describes opportunities for enlisted personnel, and provides occupational descriptions as well as phone numbers to use for requesting more information. 
       U.S. Army
       U.S. Navy
       U.S. Air Force
       U.S. Marine Corps
       U.S. Coast Guard

 Last Published 8/27/12