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  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Most complete source of information on occupations and employment outlook for the U.S. The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.

  • Military Careers
    Career exploration begins here! Get the inside story from real people in the military. What’s it like to be an Airplane Pilot? What kind of environment do Infantry Soldiers work in? What do Ship Officers do? What are my advancement opportunities as a Medical Service Technician?

  • O Net (similar to Guidance Central)
    Your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

  • ASVAB Program
    Explore civilian and military occupations. A career planning and exploration program that combines a multiple-aptitude test with an interest self-assessment and a wide range of career exploration tools.

  • US Bureau of Labor Statistics - Career Info
    Use the A-Z index to find information on hundreds of careers.

  • Career One Stop
    Find jobs, explore career paths, learn which jobs are hot and get job search tips. Your pathway to career success. Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Department of Labor
    The US Department of Labor directs workers to training and employment services. Employment and Training Administration (ETA) programs, resources and online tools help workers in all stages of the job and career development. Explore what is available by choosing a topic below.

  • Job Corps
    Job Corps provides youth ages 16 to 24 with integrated academic, vocational and social skills training they need to get long-term quality employment. Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

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