Union Mine High School Library
"A career is something you like to do so much that you'll do it for free
and something you do so well that someone will pay you to do it."
The College Board - a wonderful site that includes career information, how to prepare while in high school, and job outlooks
Occupational Information Network - here you can search for information by specific job, skill, interests, knowledge, and more.
Career Voyages - This site gives information on all areas including construction, health care, biotechnology, automotive, retail, technology, manufacturing and more.
Occupational Profile: This is great! "Create a customized occupation profile. Available data include wages, employment trends, knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs), education and training, and web resources. National, state, and local information is available, as well as trend and wage comparisons across occupations and geographical areas."
Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2006-2007 "...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."
Career Zone California - This site will let you explore the cost of living on your own in many of the major urban areas in California. It will let you explore jobs/careers in the area to see how they pay and the job outlook.
Culinary Arts and Food Science Careers - a huge number of food service related career links
Health Careers Information Center - "When you think of health careers, what do you visualize? Doctors? Nurses? Math? Science? That is only the “tip of the iceberg” in health services – there is a huge variety of occupations in the health industry. You can find a career just right for you in health care!"
Military Careers - career information resource for the United States Military. "Explore this website to learn about the five branches of the Military Services and a variety of career areas."
Cool Careers In Science - Check out what these real-life scientists have to say about how they chose their work, what they do everyday and why they enjoy being scientists.
Thompson/Peterson College Guide - "The most comprehensive and heavily traveled education resource on the Internet."
The Princeton Review - "Start your school search right now and find the perfect fit."
The Guide to California Colleges and Universities - "...detailed information about 145 public colleges and universities, 130 WASC-accredited non-public institutions, and 254 state-approved or exempt private postsecondary and vocational institutions.
Mapping Your Future - "Mapping Your Future's mission is to enable individuals to achieve life-long success by empowering schools, students, and families with free, web-based college, financial aid, career, and financial literacy information and services."
The School Directory - "...detailed information about a wide range of postsecondary schools, from technical and vocational schools to specific career training colleges and online degree programs."
California Vocational and Technical Schools - a huge number of all types of vocational schools
JobStar's Resumes - This will get the job done for resumes and cover letters.
Resume Writing - You'll have to do it sometime!
Job Gusher - "From resume tips to interviewing insights to follow-up thank you letters, JobGusher Tips has all the information you need to get a great job."