Resource links to help you plan your career
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- Becomeopedia.com - Information about hundreds of careers including education requirements, job descriptions, salary information, and future career paths.
- BrainTrack - Although its primary purpose is to offer acomprehensive directory of the world's universities and colleges, BrainTrack has a growing number of excellent career resources, including career profiles, expert videos, student & workers "First Person Stories," salary summaries, career articles, and a career planning guide.
- Candid Careers (videos) - Candid Careers features hundreds of videos of people in a huge variety of careers, each telling their story of how they ended up in their career.
- Career Guides for Specific Careers - Job Start Central
- Career Thoughts - In a series of interviews, this site spotlights people who have found a way to turn their passions into a careerCareer Exploration tools allow user to explore by careers, jobs by majors, highest paying jobs, and fasting growing career. The site includes a page of recommended online learning resources to further your skills.
- Inside Career Info - Searchable collection of hundreds of candid career reports written by "insiders", successful professionals who are actually doing the job.
- Inside Jobs - Excellent resource to explore careers through the career paths and of videos of people in the various fields. Career descriptions also has salary info, work environment and other information for each job type. Also has ability to search for and save jobs.
- Career Transitions Center of Chicago - The CTC is a fee-based not-for-profit organization which provides professional, emotional, and spiritual support to those seeking a job, looking for meaningful work, or otherwise going through a career transition. We offer a variety of programs and resources to help individuals from all fields, and at all career levels, create plans to meet their goals.
- Job Hunter's Bible - Official site for Richard Bolles and his book What Color is Your Parachute?, the site also includes career search resources.
- Internet Career Connection - free site that helps you discover occupations that best match your personality style. In other words, those occupations that best match your interests, skills, values and behavioral traits. The career guidance offered here is intended to help you select a career goal, and develop a plan to reach your goal.
- MyNextMove - My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor's site that offers descriptions hundreds of detailed occupations and describes What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections.
- O*Net - U.S. Buruea of Labor's 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.
- What Can I Do with This Major? Licensed for Loyola students and alumni from the University of Tennessee, this tool helps connect majors to careers, whether you are exploring multiple majors or searching for information about your chosen field. Learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research on majors and careers through the website links provided.
- BigFuture - Not sure what you want to do when you graduate? Use CollegeBoard.com's to help explore majors and related careers.
- AllPsychologyCareers.com - Excellent listing of possible careers for Psych majors. This site includes job listings as well as potential graduate schools.
- Careers in Psychology - Information about various careers in Psychology, Interviews With Psychology Professionals, Psychology internships, Psychology Licensure information, and jobs.
- CollegeBoard.com's Career Browser
- Psychology Career Center - Offers a myriad of career information on a variety of Psychology and Psychologist ccareers and industries; job listings; resources; articles; salary information and more.
- ABA-LSAC – Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools
- Braintrack Colleges by Career - In-depth career profiles as well as degree and wage statistics for over 400 occupations that commonly require college or university education, along with an extensive searchable database of US and international colleges and universities.
- Educational Testing Service (ETS) - Founded in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the GRE® General and Subject Tests and other graduate/professional program entrance tests.
- Graduate and Professional Studies - Peterson's Guides Graduate Planner guide.
- GraduateSchool4You.com - free graduate advice and preparation tips
- GradSchools.com - With almost 60,000 programs listed in its free directory, GradSchools.com is the leading online resource for graduate school. You can use this site to find your ideal program by searching by subject, location and even school. Try targeting your search even more by going to sections designed specifically for MBA and business programs, international programs, distance and online programs, and a section that helps guide students from under-represented groups.
- MyGRETutor.com - great site for anyone planning to take the GRE, with FREE tutorials, practice tests, study guides, study plans, and more.
- Peterson's Guides - comprehensive database of accredited graduate programs
- PhDs.org – information on science, math and engineering graduate programs
- TestPreview's Picking the Right Grad School - Making the decision, choosing a grad school, application process, and more.
- The Princeton Review – guide to graduate programs and preparatory courses
- The Association of American Medical Colleges – medical school admissions requirements