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Investigating Careers

Below are information and links to a few websites that all college-bound students should visit when exploring career options.

ACT - Career Planning Information

The ACT website offers students tips on choosing a career, apprenticeship information, and the interactive world-of-work map to help students make career decisions. Visit www.ACTstudent.org/wwm for more information.

Source content provided by: The ACT Corporation (www.act.org)

Career Voyages

The Career Voyages website is a resource developed from a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education. This tool lists information regarding high-growth careers such as educational training required, required skills, video clips explaining jobs, and more. To go directly to the video clips, go to www.careervoyages.gov/careervideos-main.cfm. Visit www.careervoyages.gov for more information.

Source content provided by: Career Voyages (www.careervoyages.gov)

GAcollege411 - Career Information

The GAcollege411 website allows students to take the Career Key interest inventory to show the types of jobs that students may be interested based on their personalities, information on specific careers, a resume builder, and much more. Visit www.GAcollege411.org/Career for more information.

Source content provided by: GAcollege411 (www.gacollege411.org)


Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a resource published by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor and Statistics. This tool lists information regarding specific careers such as the nature of the work, salary, educational training required, and more. Careers can be searched based on key words. Visit www.bls.gov/oco for more information.

Source content provided by: The Bureau of Labor and Statistics (www.bls.gov/oco)


O*Net Online

O*Net Online is a tool helpful for researching careers. The website lists information regarding specific careers such as salary, educational training required, skills and knowledge required, and more. Careers can be searched based on key words, skills, and technology. Visit www.onlineonetcenter.org for more information.

Source content provided by: O*Net Online (www.onlineonetcenter.org)