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Learn About Careers

There are many sources of occupational information online. Here are some that we find trustworthy and relevant.


  • Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics covers hundreds of occupations, describing work environments, job duties, salaries, and more.
  • O*NET Search for occupational information or browse by similar careers at this comprehensive website. You can also search for occupations that use your skill set.
  • Career Cornerstone Center is a great resource for those exploring opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare fields.
  • Vault is full of books to download, industry and occupational information, and job search expertise.  Go to Handshake, then Career Center and Resources.
  • Career One Stop Occupational and economic information including lists of the fastest growing occupations and the highest paying occupations.
  • Career Zone Explore careers related to your strengths, skills and talents offered by New York State Department of Labor.