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Careers- Research Paper
Mrs. Hamilton
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Type in URL:
Can search by career/profession using the “Index” located on the left.
This website provides the following information:
1. Nature of Work
2. Training and Qualifications
3. Employment
4. Job Outlook
5. Projections
6. Earnings
O*NET Online- Website
Type in URL:
Career can be searched by selecting the career cluster that the career is located in.
There are 16 career clusters.
Career Clusters are:
1. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
2. Architecture and Construction
3. Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
4. Business, Management, and Administration
5. Education and Training
6. Finance
7. Government and Public Administration
8. Health Science
9. Hospitality and Tourism
10. Human Services
11. Information Technology
O*NET Online- Website (continued)
12. Law, Public, Safety, Corrections, and Security
13. Manufacturing
14. Marketing, Sales and Service
15. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
16. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
• Information provided in this website:
1. Task
2. Tools and Technology
3. Knowledge
4. Skills
5. Abilities
6. Wages and Employment Trends
O*NET Online- Website (continued)
7. Related Occupations
8. Work Styles
9. Job Zone
Can be accessed through the O* NET Online website.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
Careers are arranged by “Career Clusters”.
This website contains videos on careers.
Careers Internet Database-EBRPL
•Username: 497w; Password: future
•Click on “List of All Reports” to obtain list of careers
•The database provides the following information:
1. Earnings
2. Traits Required
3. What You’ll Do
4. Where You’ll Work
5. Education required
6. Advantages and Disadvantages of Career
7. Historical perspective of career
8. Best colleges/universities to attend based on your career
Careers Cruising Database-EBRPL
•This database provides the following information:
1. Your career “At a Glance”
2. Job Description
3. Working Conditions
4. Earnings
5. Education- provides information on high courses students should take
depending on his/her career.
6. Sample Career Path
Encyclopedia of Careers and
Vocational Guidance- I H S Library
•Careers can be searched using the “Job Title Index” at the back of the book
• In the “Job Title Index” next to your career or topic there will be a number, then a
colon, and another number. The first number is the volume # and the numbers after
the colon are the page numbers.
•Can be used as a book source
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