Find Career Information

How to find career information


Starting your research
Start with occupations you listed in Occupations that Match Your Assessments (pdf). First, pick the occupations you know about or that seem interesting to you.

Want to look into different occupations? Look at the Career Clusters to see related occupations.

For each occupation, pay attention to:

  • skills
  • education or training needed
  • the median or average pay, and 
  • the demand for the occupation in your area

Consider opening a small business.
Ever thought of being your own boss? Starting a small business or becoming self-employed can be very similar to searching for a job. Here are some resources to help you in considering, and opening, your own business:

Use the Occupation Research Summary (pdf) worksheet to keep track of your research.

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