Career Information Resources

Career Exploration:

  • O*NET™ Online is a great tool for career exploration. Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, the website contains information about over 1,000 occupations in terms of the tasks and responsibilities; the skills, abilities, and knowledge needed to perform the job; the educational and training requirements; the salary expectation and job prospect; etc. You may also quickly assess your skills, abilities, and interests using the online instruments offered by the website.
  • The Occupational Outlook Handbook - OOH is another career information resource produced by the U.S. Department of Labor. Students who are not decided on a specific occupation may benefit from the way the website categorizes careers such as “Arts and Design”, “Business and Financial”, and “Military”. You may also browse occupations by salary, education level, and job prospect.
  • Career One Stop is a very comprehensive career resource offering tools and information about occupations, education requirements, job search processes, resume writing, interview preparation, and so on. You may conduct research for specific industries and labor markets in different states.
  • Learn How to Become is an interactive website to obtain information about different career clusters, associated occupations, and the way to become a professional.

Job Search Information:

  • Grad's Guide to Getting Hired: This guide will assist students in building job search resources, developing a solid network, and deploying an effective search strategy that will land interviews and, most importantly, their first job out of school.

Jobs & Internship Search Tools:

  • Handshake: Handshake is the Career Development Center’s new online job posting and career management system that enables Barry University students and alumni to search for jobs and internships and to find helpful career resources.
  • LiquidCompass provides to nursing and healthcare students (LVN/LPN, Allied Health,etc) an easy to use tool to see all employers explicitly looking to hire nursing students through advanced practice graduates. All from a single source that is updated daily with employer information that is clear, concise, and easy to use. The search tool incorporates geo-coding to allow students to see spatially where jobs are located within their locations of interest.
  • Neuvoo is one of the biggest Job Search Aggregator worldwide, present in over 64 countries. Currently offering more than 4 million jobs listed in the U.S. with thousands of internships and volunteer opportunities by indexing and centralizing all jobs directly from companies career websites, placement agencies and job boards to help people find new career opportunities more easily. It also offers a Salary and Tax Calculator and a Search Salary feature, both very useful tools as well.
  • LinkedIn Job Search Engine: Leverage the world’s largest professional network to connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Jobs to harness the power of your network and get hired. LinkedIn Jobs surfaces insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.
  • LinkedIn Internships Use the power of LinkedIn to take the first step in your professional career with the internship finder.
  • WayUP helps students find amazing internships and entry-level jobs. WayUP works with over 30,000 employers ranging from brand name companies (Amazon, Instagram, Goldman Sachs, Verizon, etc.) to thousands of startups, non-profits and small businesses. WayUP also offers a ton of guides on how to launch your career and the entire site is free for students.
  • 15 Best Job Search Sites: Learn How to Become’s list of 15 best job boards ranked based on their usability, site features and specific search requirements.

Company Search:

  • Buzzfile is an extensive company information database where students can discover thousands of potential employers. With detailed information on 18 million companies and advanced search, filtering and list building tools, Buzzfile enables students locate companies that are hiring specific majors in a given geographic region.
  • Glassdoor holds a growing database of millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees. Add to that millions of the latest jobs — no other site allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it's really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn.

Salary Information:

  • LinkedIn Salary Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary. Explore salaries by job title and location. See how years of experience, industry, location and more can impact your salary.
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Negotiating Your Salary: Whether you are negotiating a new job offer or asking for a raise at your longtime place of work, read on for a step-by-step guide to getting what you’re worth.

Green Careers:

  • Careers in Sustainability is a guide for green careers. It provides students with several paths of study, specializations, and breakdown of career opportunities within the green economy. They aim to give students a snapshot of a particular field, so they can have valuable education, career, and occupational outlook information before they have to make those difficult decisions.