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Colleges

California Colleges

Use this free online resource to explore California colleges and careers. Figure out which college you want to attend, which career matches your interests, how to get funding for education, and which schools match your career of choice. Requires you to create a free account before using.

My Road

Collegeboard.com brings you My Road, a tool to help you plan your college and future career path. Use this site to explore your personality and aptitude, learn about different majors, find a college, research careers, and create your very own college and career plan. Requires paid subscription to use.

College Toolkit

A "one-stop resource for life after high school allowing students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school..."

 

General Career Planning and Information

BLS Career Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.requirements, earnings levels, and employment prospects of hundreds of occupations.

FunEducation Career Aptitude Test

Find out what your ideal job would be by taking this easy career aptitude test.

Occupational Handbook

 For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more.

Job Interview Strategies for Teens

This section from Quintessential Careers is targeted specifically to teens, with advice on job seeking, interviewing skills, and resume writing. Other sections of www.quintcareers.com provide advice on many job application questions. There are some fee services, but the freebies are extensive!

Wet Feet

Wetfeet.com provides comprehensive information about a variety of careers, including salaries and career outlooks.

JobStar

A site with guides for specific careers, including some testimonials from people in the field.

America's Career Infonet

Career resource library from career onestop, including occupation profiles, career aptitude tests, videos, and more.

Princeton Review Career Profiler

A look at the day in the life of various different careers, including education requirements and job duties. You can search for a specific career, or browse the extensive list of careers.

UC Davis Internships and Careers Center

Offers online resources to help students find careers, either by browsing, or by interest, or by searching for a specific career.

 

Templates (Resumés, Cover Letters, etc.)

Microsoft Office Online: Resumés

Basic resumé templates from Microsoft Office. Find a template style you like, download it, open it in Word, and then add your own content and save. Easy as pie!

Microsoft Office Online: Cover Letters

Basic Cover letter templates from Microsoft Office. Find a template for a cover letter that you like, download it, open it in Word, and then add your own content to the pre-formatted letter and save. Super easy!

 

Careers In...

Explore Different Careers

Careers in Music

Are you a musician? Find out more about different careers available in the field of music.

Careers in Fitness and Health

Find out more about careers in fitness and health.

Careers in Dance

Find out about traditional performance careers in dance, as well as alternative careers in dance that will satisfy your dance devotion and pay the bills if you aren't one of the few who make it as a performer.

Careers in Math

The Mathematical Association of America profiles careers where math comes in very handy, from software engineers to professors, engineers to consultants and CEOs.