Careers, Jobs, & Interest Assessments

Information on Specific Careers:

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13

I-Seek (Click on "Explore Careers" and then "Find Careers.")

BLS Career Info. (Offices of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics offer a wonderful entry point for grade school students into the world of jobs and occupations. Grades 3-6.)

CareerThoughts.com (Resumes, Cover Letters, Job Interviews, Student Jobs, Job Searches, and Job Descriptions)

Job Profiles.com (People in a variety of jobs share : Rewards of their job; Stressful parts of the job; Basic skills the job demands; Challenges of the future; and, Advice on entering the field.)

Job Star: Guides for Specific Careers

Science Buddies - Science careers

Military Career Guide Online  (Provided as a public service by joint offices of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, this site offers a preservice introduction to the professional opportunities in the U.S. Armed Forces.)

The Fun Works (Math and science careers)

 

Finding a Job in Minnesota:

MinnesotaWorks.net (Free registration as an employer or job hunter)

SW Minnesota Careers.org

Positively Minnesota (Dept. of Employment and Economic Development

Juju Job Search


Summer Jobs:

Cool Works.com  - For students seeking summer employment.

 

Interest Assessments:

Keirsey Character Sorter & Keirsey Temperament Sorter 
    Two tests to help you determine the type of personality you have.

The Fun Works - Take a quiz to discover who you are, what you like to do, and what you do best.