Career Info & Schools

  • Career Information Searchers & Guides
     

    Career Site Links for Middle School Students & Parents
     
     The following are career sites to explore with your child. It's never too early to think about the future!!!
    • BLS Career Info: (Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics -- 2006-07 Edition)
    • Careers (lots of links to explore jobs for middle school students)
    • Job Star: ("These sites are packed with information about planning your career.")
    • US Department of Labor: (Alphabetical index of occupations and search engine)
    • Young Biz: ("YoungBiz master trainers show you how to start a youth entrepreneurship program in your school or community;" links to summer camps and workshops)

    Career Planning (resumes, job listings, tips, planning, etc.)
     
    • America's Career InfoNet (lots of information: Resource Library, Career Exploration)
    • America's Job Bank (over 1 million jobs listed ... "There is no charge to job seekers who submit their resumes or who search the job order file for suitable employment. The services provided by America's Job Bank and each state's Employment Service program are funded through Unemployment Insurance taxes paid by employers.")
    • Ask the Dietitian (Q & A's about dietitians and nutritionists ... links)
    • BestJobsUSA.com ("a premier employment web site providing resources, tools and information to professionals aiming to improving their careers ... search a vast jobs database, enter your resume into a company searchable depository, reconnoiter relocation destinations, take a private work profile and stay current on workplace issues ... all of this is free to the employee")
    • Career Builder: (Site offers job search engine and has link to provide recommendations.)
    • Career Exposure: (links to job search, resume postings, etc.)
    • CollegeEdge: Explore Careers & Majors (Career Search, Find the occupations and fields of study best suited to your interests and skills, Career Advice and Information, The Inside Scoop on Careers, Links to Career Related Sites, Direct Link to Career Details, etc.)
    • Health Care Job Bank (global Resume Exchange database with the primary focus on Healthcare, Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries. It provides an opportunity for job seekers and employers to connect in a fast and effective manner. [posted 2006])
    • JobProfiles.org ("Workers of all kinds fill out a questionnaire about their job. Teenager's just deciding on their career look through these listings to get ideas of 1) what kinds of jobs are out there 2) how their skills match the skills needed and 3) what general challenges they face entering the field at this time.")
    • JobStar (career info & guides, resume help, specific occupation, job ads, etc.)
    • JobTrak - the nation's leading job listing service (extensive job listing, interview tips, job search tips, etc.)
    • Mapping Your Future ("mission is to counsel students and families about college, career, and financial aid choices through a state-of-the-art public service web site")
    • Nursing jobs ("Discover interesting Nursing jobs related articles, facts and resources here.")
    • Princeton Review: Career   ("Finding A Job; Your Resume; Cover Letters; Interviewing; Find-O-Rama Internship Search; Find-O-Rama Career Search ... phone tactics ... job fairs" .. etc.)
    • ResumeDeliver.com (Resume distribution service offers free targeted resume delivery for jobseekers.)
    • Yahoo: Employment (tons of links)
    • Yahoo: Disabilities (tons of links to education, employment, legal issues, groups, etc.)
     
    Assessments (goals, your skills, personality tests, matching job to you, etc.)

    • EmploymentGuide.com - Hourly Jobs (EmploymentGuide.com is the nation’s leading job board for hourly, part-time and skilled workers searching for entry level to mid-management positions. Resources include search by city/state and industry/category, a resume builder, job fair listings and an education center.)
    • IQ, Aptitude and Personality Tests (know yourself better)
    • JobProfiles.com ("Workers of all kinds fill out a questionnaire about their job. Teenager's just deciding on their career look through these listings to get ideas of 1) what kinds of jobs are out there 2) how their skills match the skills needed and 3) what general challenges they face entering the field at this time.")
    • Keirsey Temperament Sorter (free, online personality, temperament test ... main page)
    • Personality Tests (Our wide range of personality assessments will facilitate the exploration of your psychological landscape and perhaps even unearth a few hidden traits you never thought of.)
    • Quintessential Careers (Help envision and plan your future with these self-assessment and career discovery tests.)
    • U of Minnesota: Transferable Skills Survery (online personality/interests test)

    Career/Vocational Schools