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CAREER INFORMATION LINKS

Read about writing a resume, choosing a major, career planning, interviewing, finding a job and more!

Planning:

Bureau Of Labor Statistics - Largest resource on labor information available on the web containing anything related to jobs and careers. 

Life Works - This web site is designed to explore health and medical science careers.

Planning a Career - This site has one of the best overall career planning strategies available on the web. It is divided into sections for high school, middle school and college students, as well as a section for school counselors.

The College Board - The site includes advice for students and parents, a college search, online applications, and everything you need to know about SAT Program testing and the CSS Financial Aid Profile.

ACT - Includes college search, online applications, advice and timelines, financial aid information and estimator.

FinAid - probably the best site for information on all aspects of financial aid, loans, grants, estimators.

America’s Career Resource Network - Online tools to help students identify career direction and related education programs. 

YouthRules  - Tells what jobs teenagers are allowed to do under the law, the hours teenagers can work, and other issues related to young people in the workforce.  

College Websites - Alphabetical listing of colleges and universities with links to their web pages. Hosted by the University of Florida.  

Medical School - The Association of American Medical Colleges’ web site has lots of information on considering a career in medicine as well as preparing for and applying to medical school.  

Law School - The Law School Admission Council site with information on choosing and applying to law school. Also has information on the LSAT.  

Architecture School - Education resource of site of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.  

Engineering School - National Society of Professional Engineers site, with information on students interested in pursuing engineering studies and careers.

Careers in Business -Provides information on careers in business.

Wetfeet Press - Career and industry profiles

Princeton Review - Offers career information on top jobs matching your interests and needs and other resources.

CollegeGrad - Career information

Jobstar - Contains guides for specific careers and information about resumes, career, salary and hidden jobs.

Vault Reports - Industry Information  

U.S. Department of Education - Find grant opportunities, educational funding, educational statistics and other information and assistance services.

Résumé:

JobSpice - Currently provides 11 customizable templates, but with the ability to allow the design of additional templates. 

Microsoft Office Online - A wide array of free templates, including resumes that are basic, job specific, or situation-specific.

Resume Shareware - From About.com, download freeware and shareware resume software that helps you write and edit traditional, Web (html) and electronic resumes.

GreatSampleResume.com -Contains several sample resumes that are categorized by profession so that you can easily find the best sample resume for yourself.

ResumeHelp - Provides over 70+ free resume examples.  They span a wide range of industries and professional levels - from student intern to vice president.

Best Resume Writing - An omnibus resume information site, including templates and tips for beginning drafts and veteran updates. 

CollegeGrad: - There are more than 200 resume templates for more than 30 different majors, stored here to download for free!  There are resume templates for more than 30 different majors (from Accounting to Zoology) in 6 different file formats.

TotalResume - Is a leading provider of professional resume services in the US, featuring online resume tools to help write a resume in minutes.

Resumagic - Find resume and cover letter writing guide and job interview guide, job links and career planning information and articles.   

Resumania - Get help with writing your resume using a step-by step-tutorial.  Tutorial contains excellent examples of three different types of resumes and walks you through the process of writing it. 

Job Resources:

College Job Bank -Find jobs for college students and recent graduates, post your resume, and get noticed by top employers. Search the career resources to help improve your college resume, get interviewing tips, access continuing education information and more.

Career Builder - Find jobs, upload your resume, get job recommendations and extensive advice and resources.

Monster.com - The largest job search engine in the world.  Find job openings that match your skills and location.

Riley Guide - Find links to thousands of online jobs–search and career development resources.

Professional’s Job Finder - Contains the most complete collection of up-to-date, effective resources for every job search and career decision.

JobHuntersBible -The site offers quite extensive  information and many resources to assist anyone in their search for a job.

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