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Finding Your Career Fit

The following websites provide detailed information on various industries, careers, and employers.

SITES FOR EVERYONE

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This site from the Bureau of Labor Statistics covers hundreds of occupations, describing work environments, job duties, salaries, and more.

O*NET Online

Search for occupational information or browse by similar careers at this comprehensive website. You can also search for occupations that use your skill set.

Oregon Employment Department Career Exploration

Detailed information for occupational outlook, wages, and other information for the State of Oregon

Career OneStop

A Federal government site with lots of great information.

What Can I Do with This Major?

You may not realize that there are many options available to you, even with what seems like quite a specific degree. For example, engineers are valued for their analytic capabilities, no matter what setting they work in.

SITES WITH A SPECIFIC FOCUS

What Type of Engineer Should I Be?

Engineering is a broad term that covers a wide range of applications and industries. Combining mathematics, science, and technology, engineers produce creative solutions to real world problems. As a result, there are many different types of engineering degrees and jobs available. What type of engineer should you be?

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

This is a great resource for those exploring opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare fields.

Computing Degrees and Careers

The stories on this site tell about real people in real computing jobs.

Explore Health Careers

Links to professional associations, and so much more!

Learn Psychology

Explore degree programs, career paths, expert resources, and organizations across the country that actively hire today's Psychology students

Careers in Business

Good summary information on a full spectrum of business careers.

Day in the Life - what's it really like to do this career?

Thanks to the power of search engines and YouTube, you can enter the search term "day in the life of (insert your career of interest)" and you will see a long list of blog posts, articles, and videos that may be helpful. As with any search, be a critical thinker when it comes to the sites you are using. Most have credible information, but not all. Websites of professional associations related to your targeted career are among the best.

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