Career Resources and Information

Office of Career Development


Use these career-related resources to research career options, explore various industries, and prepare for your job search.

Career Planning and Salary Research Tools

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

  • O*Net
    The Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics. As the replacement for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (DOT), O*NET allows job seekers to search for occupational information based on skills.

  • Salary Information: Research salary survey results and know your value in the marketplace. 

Job Trends and Labor Market Information

Students with Disabilities
Find job search tips and research information on employment rights, laws, regulations, and job accommodations for people with disabilities.

Diverse Student Populations
Research career-related information on sites dedicated to serving the career needs of diverse populations.

  • African Americans 
  • Asian Americans
  • Hispanics
  • LGBT

The Office of Career Development has provided links to various sites because they contain information that may be of interest to its students and alumni.

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