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Career Interests


Are you unsure what career might interest you?

Please use the following links to help you in your occupational research:



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CFNC: provides Bridges to help students identify their interests in career exploration.



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Career Outlook in the US: This website allows you to sort career outlook data based on the state, career cluster, and career interest. Career Outlook also provides a free career interest assessment.



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North Carolina's Career Resource Network: This website provides self assessment for your career interests and career explorations. This website also provides job search tips including how a resume should look, networking, and the interview process.



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The Princeton Review Career Test: This link provides a five minute test to match your interests with a suggest career path.



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O*Net: Lists over 20,000 job titles with detailed descriptions. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.



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The Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Occupational Outlook Handbook gives job trends for the future, salaries, expected job prospects, what workers do on a job, and working conditions.



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The Career Guide: As a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, The Career Guide discusses careers from an industries perspective. For example if you are interested in health care you can look up healthcare and research the careers that are a part of this industry. The Career Guide covers 43 industries which account for 3 out of every 4 wage and salary jobs in the Nation.



Occupational Outlook Quarterly


The Occupational Outlook Quarterly: The Occupational Outlook Quarterly is a magazine published quarterly by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. This magazine publishes results of new studies on current emerging career trends and information on choosing today and tomorrow's jobs.