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Career Information Web Links

America's Career InfoNet     Career profiles, including salaries, projected openings, rate of growth, etc.

BigFuture: Explore Careers     Links interests to career options and college majors. College information also included.Created by the College Board.

Career Overview     Choose from the list of career choices to find specific jobs within a general area.

College Foundation of North Carolina     CFNC is a free service of the State of North Carolina that helps students plan, apply, and pay for college. 

College Grad.com     This site lets you research a variety of careers plus gives tips on how to do job searches, resumes, cover letters, etc. 

Exploring Career Information     From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site is geared toward young people looking to explore career ideas.

The Fun Works     (For careers you never knew existed) - Specifically for elementary and high school students, explore lots of career options, even unusual ones.

Occupational Outlook Handbook     Career exploration from the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Includes information on careers, training needed, salaries, job description and outlook for employment.

Occupational Wage Tables     Published by the Department of Labors' Bureau of Labor Statistics, this guide has employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.

Economic Research Institute     Cost of living comparison and cost of living calculators.

UniXL Education and Career Information Portal     Look for information on various fields of study and the degrees/careers associated with them.  Online degree programs.

 

Virtual Campus Tours

YouniversityTV.com
Website that helps students go on tour virtually.
CampusTours.com
CampusTours provides video tours, campus maps and mobile walking tours so that you can tour a campus without actually being there.
eCampusTours.com
eCampusTours allows you to visit colleges virtually and create a portfolio so you can have a better idea of what college is the best fit for you.

CollegeMapper.com

School to Career Transition

(inthemix.org)

Career Onestop

Career One Stop  : your source for career exploration, training & jobs
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
A proud partner of the american job center network.     

My Next Move

What do you want to do for a living? Check out careers and industries on My Next Move.

Preparing for College and Beyond

Learn About Yourself (CFNC)     
Mapping Your Future        
CollegeBoard        
Brain Track        
College Majors        
Princeton Review        
U.S. News and Reports: College Rankings 

Meet Your LIbrarian

Joann Absi
Contact:
Wilmington, NC 28412
joann.absi@nhcs.net
910 790-2360 ext 242
Website / Blog Page

More Information for Career & College

Also check out the Career & College tab on Media Center Website and the Testing Information tab for practice exams for the ACT, SAT, ASVAB and other exams.

Scholarship Listings

                                                                       

Locating Career Books

For books about particular careers enter the career, then the term "vocational guidance" and then click "Subject"    See examples below:

  • physicians vocational guidance  
  • medicine vocational guidance
  • sports vocational guidance    

All of our Career books have CAR before the call number.

                Destiny OPAC

          

Use OPAC to locate books in the library.

 

           

Locate the Career Information Center under Education titles.  Use the pull-down menu where it says "Choose a Volume" to select the general category for a career.

Jobs, Careers & Hobbies Databass

    Jobs, Careers & Hobbies Databases

Auto Repair                                                Home Improvement

Communications                                       Hospitality & Tourism

Culinary Arts                                             Small Engine Repair

Gardens, Landscape & Horticulture        Vocations & Careers