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Career and Job Market Information


Federal Web Sites

Occupational Outlook Handbook Good descriptions of 250 common occupations, comprising 90% of the U.S. Job Market - Highly recommended!
U. S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Data on the U.S. economy, job market, regional data.
Occupational Wage and
Employment Statistics by State 

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (nationwide)

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
State Occupational Projections Supplies projections of occupational growth for all 50 States and the United States as a whole.
America's Career InfoNet Outstanding general career information resource. Includes job descriptions, salary levels, educational requirements, links to schools and colleges, and to job openings through America's Job Bank.  ACINet even has short RealPlayer videos on about 300 occupations.
O*NET Downloadable (6.6MB) program that runs on your computer. Contains a large database of occupational information. This is the Department of Labor's replacement for the Dictionary of Occupational Titles
O*Net Online On-line version of O*Net. Offers detailed information on many occupations
in the United States.
Federal Web Sites The Federal Web Locator, hosted by the Center for Information Law and Policy
U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory Comprehensive list of Federal Departments and Agencies -  maintained by LSU libraries.

State of Florida Sites

Employ Florida The Employ Florida Marketplace is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Lists professionals certified or licensed by the State of Florida
Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security database Includes list of "High Demand/High Wage Occupations" in the State of Florida
Florida Department of Health,
Medical Quality Assurance
Provides certification/licensure requirements for Health occupations regulated by the State of Florida. 
Government Services Direct Quick links to State agencies in Florida

Majors to Careers

College Board Career Search Describes occupations in the U.S. economy (verbatim from the OOH), lists college majors that might lead to these occupations, and has a career search questionnaire.
Major Resource Kits List about 80 college majors, describes major, field of study, sample job titles, types of employers hiring graduates in this field, and professional associations.   Through University of Delaware Website.
University of Florida Guide to UF majors and careers - lists occupations one is likely to enter with a given major.
What can I do with a major in...? At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Vocational Information Center Links to many career field descriptions provided by colleges and universities in the United States. 

Career Links at other Career Centers Information about business careers
Career Exploration Links An excellent collection at the University of California at Berkeley
Academic and Career Information Center At Kansas State University - many links to career information source
Inside Jobs Helps students discover what jobs exist and what paths can get them there
Career Profiles Helps make better, more informed career choices by providing highly relevant, reliable and up-to-date career information and job search resources.

Professional Organizations

American Council of Learned Societies

Professional associations are often an excellent source of information about professions, and may offer information about scholarships for their fields and job leads.

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Contact:  Betty Broome, Career Resource Center
A-112 (850) 718-2424

Last Updated September 08, 2014

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