Resources

Career Related Websites

RoadTrip Nation, http://www.roadtripnation.com/
It all started with four friends and one dilemma: "what do I want to do with my life?" Fresh out of college and unsure about the career paths in front of them, they were determined to expose themselves to more than just the traditional life roads. They hopped in an old RV, painted it green, and hit the road to talk with inspiring people from all walks of life to find out how they came to do what they love for a living.

California Career Zone, http://www.cacareerzone.org/graphic/index.html
California Career Zoneis a new way to explore exciting jobs and occupations that California has to offer and to learn about what career path interests you. Students can choose among three self-assessment exercises, view occupations by industry sectors and assessment results, view videos of occupations of interest, and playing a Reality Check game comparing salary information with lifestyle.

O*NET Online, http://online.onetcenter.org/
The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.

Career Voyages, http://www.careervoyages.gov/index.cfm
This web site is the result of collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to provide information on high growth, in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.

California Labor Market Information, http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/
The Employment Development Department provides labor market information at this site, including occupational information, supply and demand information, local profiles of labor market information by California City, and wage data.

Occupational Outlook Handbook, http://www.bls.gov/OCO/

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Career Center, http://www.csus.edu/careercenter/students/ud_processchoose.stm
The Career Center offers programs and services, including walk-in and follow-up career counseling sessions, for students and alumni who are in the process of making a decision about a major or career path, exploring the world of work, setting goals and identifying the steps to achieve them, wanting to gain experience, or planning their job search.

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center, http://www.careercornerstone.org/index.htm
The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is a non-profit resource center for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare. Support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has made the resources on this site possible.

Career InfoNet, http://www.careerinfonet.org/
America's Career InfoNet helps individuals explore career opportunities to make informed employment and education choices.  The Web site features user-friendly occupation and industry information, salary data, career videos, education resources, self-assessment tools, career exploration assistance, and other resources that support talent development in today's fast-paced global marketplace.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgindex.htm
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. the Career Guide to Industries tells you about: occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions.

College Majors 101, http://www.collegemajors101.com/
Is an education resource dedicated to one purpose and one purpose only, to teach students about different college majors in depth so that they can make more informed college and career choices.

EUREKA, Career Information System, http://www.eureka.org/index.html
EUREKA is an online career information system that provides information on college majors and universities, including community college and vocational programs. The system also has information on occupations and career fields, as well as career assessments you can take to explore information about yourself. In order to login to EUREKA:

1. Go to www.eureka.org, Click Sign Up
2. Under Students/Clients enter Site ID Code = SDJOP5F, click Next
3. Complete the personal information form
4. Double click on your counselor/teacher's name, if listed. Click Next
5. Choose a Log in name and Password

Sacramento State Majors, http://www.csus.edu/webpages/collegesdepts.stm
View a list of Sacramento State undergraduate majors with links to each academic major's home page. Academic advisors in each department are available to answer any questions you might have and provide you more information about the major.

Assist Exploring Majors, http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/Welcome.do
This site helps you explore majors offered at UC and CSU campuses. It provides several paths you can take to learn about specific majors, requirements for majors, major preparation at community colleges, and transferring courses to the University of California or California State University.

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