Career Information Resources
- 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.
- 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. The website also features a search tool, which enables students to look up schools and online programs to plan their education.
- Looksharp helps students find amazing internships and entry-level jobs. Looksharp 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. Looksharp also offers a ton of guides on how to launch your career and the entire site is free for students.
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