General

Career Services Resources

Exploring the World of Work:
One way to simplify your career focus is to look at the following Career Clusters.  Read the descriptions of each cluster at www.careerclusters.org and try to identify what cluster interests you the most.

To get more information on where you can receive training for a particular major or take a free career assessment http://www.mynextmove.org

The Department of Labor presents this site, America's Career InfoNet. It offers a full range of career exploration data www.acinet.org

This Department of Labor site, America's Job Bank, is a national job posting site www.ajb.us

This site is the "heart" of the Department of Labor Internet resources www.careeronestop.org

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) provides everything you need for career exploration at this site www.jobweb.org

This site provides information on salaries and wages for an occupation in a particular city www.salary.com

To get detailed information on job titles use the Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco/

A good site to visit to see the various openings and requirements of employment with the government http://www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/

A highly respected site offering comprehensive guidance on career planning and jobs www.rileyguide.com

This Wall Street Journal site gives you a peek at the information executives use to make career choices www.careerjournal.com

This is a great resource for undergraduate college students offering a wide range of topics www.princetonreview.com

A new job search and career navigation platform taking the place of Jobs4Jersey.com CareerConnections.nj.gov

Trends in the Workplace Websites:
This is the Web site for the World Future Society www.wfs.org

The Society for Human Resource Management offers its take on future trends in the workplace www.shrm.org/trends

The Quarterly Wage and Employment Survey conducted by the Economic Policy Institute is available here, along with other useful information www.epinet.org

The always reliable Bureau of Labor and Statistics home page www.bls.gov

Career Websites:
Freelance work for students offer students the ability to get paid for their skills http://www.studentfreelance.com

This site offers online job applications that require a wide range of qualifications www.onlinejobapplications.com

This site provides detailed insight into 45 of today's most popular career fields. The guide dissects each of the educational and professional steps needed to enter the field, including coursework in high school, a college degree, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, and professional exams and certifications. www.learnhowtobecome.org