U-Investigate: Gather Occupational Data
Now that you completed the assessments, you need to read about occupations that match your interests, skills, values and personality. You can gather data about the nature of the work, the working conditions, training and education, skills required, employment projections and salaries. Compare the rewards and requirements of the careers options provided by the Self-Assessment.
America Career Info Network - A comprehensive source of information to explore a variety of careers and industries. Includes Career Videos, Military Transition Portal, and much more.
Gain national employment information with Conference Board Online
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) - From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the OOH provides detailed information on 250 occupations. Each listing addresses the employment outlook, job duties, earnings, working conditions, training, education, and associations related to the field. On the association websites, you can find more information about the profession and often times they have a job bank.
It is important to gain occupational information and trends within an industry because it can make a difference in job growth and salaries. Click on the Industry link to gather information about the industry.
Occupational Outlook Quarterly (OOQ)- From the Bureau of Labor Statistics features projections of long-term job growth and employment prospects for nearly 300 occupations. This special issue of the OOQ includes a table summarizing that information so readers can compare occupations at a glance.
Occupational Info Network (ONET) - In addition to providing occupational data and research, ONET will assist you in exploring careers using a skill or tool and will crosswalk careers from the military into civilian careers. **Note review the work values, the skills, and the interest sections to compare them with your career assessment.
Career Videos Select a career cluster and view career videos. Provided by the Career Information Network.
Careers in IT
Careers in IT
Careers in Technical Writing - Suncoast Technical Communications
US Department of State. USF Sarasota-Manatee expresses our appreciation to Mr. Jeffry Olesen for sharing this webinar with us and helping students explore careers
You may now schedule a career advising appointment.
U-Connect: Connect Majors to Careers