Career Exploration Resources

Career Quizzes

Occupational Guides

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Developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a part of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Outlook Handbook lists careers by sector and provides a brief job summary for each occupation as well as the required entry-level education and the median pay.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

CareerOneStop’s “Occupational Profiles” section provides an expansive list of over 900 occupations, each with specific job descriptions, employment projections, wage averages, education and experience requirements, daily activity explanations, and skill requirements. CareerOneStop also has other resources, such as their “Compare Occupations” tool, that can take career exploration even further.

Graduate Prospects is a British organization focusing on graduate career opportunities. The job profiles section of their website showcases more than 400 careers, each with a general explanation and detailed sections on job responsibilities, salary, working hours, qualifications, key skills, necessary work experience, possible employers in the UK, professional development, career outlook, and related jobs and courses. Graduate Prospects also has resources on specific majors, interview tips, application processes, and more.

Graduate Prospects
Intercultural Communication Institute

Unlike the other occupation guides listed in this section, the Intercultural Communication Institute’s “Intercultural Career Planning” specifically focuses on intercultural and international careers. This guide not only provides sample career paths, but also gives tips for navigating through the role of personal experience in the intercultural job market.