Surf The Net – Career Exploration Online ResourcesNovember 21, 2016 Here is just a sample of the countless career exploration websites available to help you explore careers and learn how to apply for jobs.
Explore career options, courses, skills and credentials to prepare for a high-demand job through Oregon's community colleges.
OREGON CAREER INFORMATION SYSTEM
CIS is a complete Oregon-based occupation, education, and job search information system. It can be accessed from computers at most middle and high schools, community colleges, WorkSource Oregon Centers, and at home. If you are accessing CIS from home, click "About CIS" and then "Contacts" and contact CIS regarding accessibility.
OREGON GREEN CAREER PATHWAYS
Learn about the skills needed for green (environment-friendly) jobs and see where you can receive training for green jobs.
This site contains wages, skills and employment information, such as where the jobs are located and job trends for hundreds of occupations. Look under the Jobs and Careers tab.
Explore careers and learn about working conditions, job forecasts, and related professions. Great site for students, parents, and teachers!
Conduct research on jobs, where to get training, what jobs are in the greatest demand, and so much more.
EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING ADMINISTRATION (ETA)
Career exploration, job hunting resources, and links to providers and services.
MILITARY AND VETERANS
Online resource for those who are seeking information on jobs in the military.
Provides information on colleges, careers, military service, scholarships, financial aid, and money management designed specifically for young adults.
Click on the ‘Work & Jobs' link from the AARP home page to find articles, programs, and online community chat groups geared for folks age 50 and older.
Detailed information on occupations, including a search that finds occupations requiring the skills you already have.
Career planning resources in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computers, and healthcare. Provides career preparation tips; salary data; job search ideas; information about scholarship opportunities; interviews with people working in STEM fields; and updated lists of summer camps, national programs, and projects. They also offer free monthly online newsletters.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Updated daily, these sites offer a wealth of information and interactive tools for effective job hunting, college searches, and career exploration.