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Check these sites for career information, including education/training needed, job responsibilities, potential earnings, and more.


Remember that clicking on a link will take you off this site and you will have to back-arrow to get back to the GHS Library site.


Occupational Outlook Handbook -  from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Searchable in several ways – covers a wide range of careers. You may have to think of alternate names for the career you want. “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.” 

A-Z Index



Bureau of Labor Statistics - Green Careers



Bureau of Labor Statistics - Student Resources K-12



Career Browser at College Board gives overviews of many careers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, including nature of the work, working conditions, employment, training, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information. 
Princeton Review site has a brief career quiz and information about which majors  lead to different careers. 
Career Lab at the University of North Texas has links to dozens of online tests like Personality Inventories, Interest Inventories, Values, Work Styles, Skills and Attributes, Career Planning Sites, and even “Color Quiz - This quick five-minute test analyzes your personality based on the colors you select.”
Try the MAPP test “Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential reveals the real you: your natural motivations, interests and talents for work…. online now and receive a sample MAPP Appraisal – FREE.” This uses the O*Net job descriptions with Occupational Outlook Handbook documentation. *
The author of the Career Key disagrees with the career testing methods which use O*Net descriptors, offering instead this free professional career test. "It measures your skills, abilities, values, interests, and personality. Identify promising jobs and get accurate information about them.”
Jobstar includes extensive annotated links for careers.
America’s Career Info Net offers detailed information about careers, searchable by state.

Best College Majors for Your Career - Kiplinger - 10-05-2016
Note: If you start with slide 11 and go backwards, the rankings will be listed from 1 to 10. 



Occupations - The information below came from the Occupational Outlook Handbook


Physician Assistant - one of the fastest growing occupations


Colleges and Universities that have physician assistance programs

(Note: This list is from one website.  Check other websites or resources to see what other colleges or universities offer this program)



Fastest Growing Occupations (projected)



Fastest Declining Occupations (projected)



Highest Paying Occupations 



Most New Jobs (projected









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