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PSYC 1300 SO Brown/Jenkins: O*net and others

Career Research Websites

  1. O*NET OnLine - Using O*net and doing the online skills assessment is the first step in your career research assignment.
  2. Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the online version of the print book that is available in the library reference section. This book is published by the Department of Labor and contains career information on a variety of jobs. The Occupational Outlook handbook is a great resource whether you use the online version or the print copy.
  3. America's Career InfoNet - Similarly to O*net, America's Career InfoNet has a skills assessment and information about specific careers.
  4. Career Planning from About.com - This website has informative articles about choosing a career, career skills quizzes and information about specific careers.
  5. TWC Career Planning and Trends - The Texas Workforce Commission Career Planning and Trends page has links to a variety of skills assessment instruments as well as informaiton about specific careers.

 

Career and College Research Databases