Networking has become a vehicle for quick and accurate information on career planning, job opportunities, career trends, value clarification, professional development, career interest identification, and effective career decision-making. Use these links to access information on a wide variety of career planning and career development topics.

Career Exploration

America’s Career InfoNet has occupation and Industry information searchable by keywords. Individuals can search job trends and wages by state and local areas. Links to career assessments examining skills, interests or values are available on this site.

The Illinois Career Information System works in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics and the Employment and Training Administration to provide the most current employment information needed to make important career decisions. The portfolio feature allows an individual to create resumes and plan career paths.

O*Net OnLine is an occupational network databased published by the U.S. department of Labor. An individual can search occupations by job cluster, zone, industry, family, STEM discipline and outlook.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook can help individuals find career information on duties, education, training and pay for hundreds of occupations with different search methods, one being through an A-Z index.

Career Assessments

The 70 question Keirsey Temperament Sorter II is a personality instrument helps individuals discover and explore their personality type. Personality exploration can be useful in the career decision making process.

Career Interest Profiler helps individuals find out what their interests are and how they relate to the world of work.

Career Infonet Assessments can help you explore careers and identify career and job options that best fit you.  These include assessments for skills, abilities, interests, work importance, and employability .

Career Cruising Innovative Career is an innovative self-exploration software and planning program that helps people achieve their potential in school, career and life. Use username: moraine and password: college to login.

What Can I Do With a Major in…?

My Plan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. Whether you’re deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning ahead for your first career, or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you.

UNCW List provides majors to discover applicable job titles, job and internship links, and industry information links.

University/College Search

Collegesource.org is an online is a database of 91,496 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.

Peterson’s Education Portal is your guide to college information and tools to aid in the college search process.

Collegeboard.org is a not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.