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This guide is designed to help connect you to resources you need to find information about careers. Sources include library databases, reference books, and quality online career sites.
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Useful Career Websites
Occupational Outlook Handbook This link opens in a new window
Database of up-to-the minute, concise information about hundreds of careers. Includes work description, preparation needed, job outlook, salary averages, and more.
MONSTER Jobs Website
National and international employment network for applicants and employers. Also includes information about career choice, education, resume-building, etc. See the "Monster Network" list at the bottom of the entry page.
Indeed.com Salary Search
Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don't contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations - in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.