General Career Information

General Career Information

America's Career InfoNet – Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, and extensive career resource library online.

Becomeopedia.com – Find information about how to become hundreds of careers including education requirements, job descriptions, salary info and future career paths.

BrainTrack's Career Guide – This guide offers in-depth career profiles as well as degree and wage statistics for over 300 occupations that commonly require college or university education.

Career Builder – Provides a wealth of career advice and resources to students.

Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities (COSD) – This website offers various links to assist those with disabilities in the career process.

The Career Project – Research careers by reading personal accounts of people in a wide variety of jobs.

Career Stories – Real-world career descriptions and insights collected from interviews of more than 1600 people working in 200+ professions.

CareerOverview – For nearly five years CareerOverview.com has been helping aspiring career professionals, job seekers and students make better, more informed career choices by providing them with relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information. With many thousands of daily visitors, CareerOverview.com is now one of the premier career websites on the Internet.

CareerPath – Take free career tests & personality test assessments to find careers that work. Useful career advice and resources to advance your job search and job path.

CareerProfiles.info – For years CareerProfiles.info has been assisting aspiring career professionals, job seekers and students make better, more informed career choices by providing them with highly relevant, reliable and up-to-date career information and job search resources. With many thousands of daily visitors CareerProfiles.info is now one of the premier career and job search websites on the Internet.

CareerRookie – A division of CareerBuilder, this resource connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry-level positions with the nation’s top employers. Users can also post resumes, get the latest news on companies and industries, sign up for automatic job alerts, view local career fairs and tap into advice on everything from writing resumes to on-the-job success – all from entry-level point of view.

CityTownInfo – Read real life career stories from professionals in various fields.

CollegeGrad.com – Entry level job site, with information on careers, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, entry level job postings and salaries.

CollegeGrad.com's Top Entry Level Employers – The list covers companies of all sizes and industries and speaks to the need for fresh talent in spite of a challenging economy. For further information on each employer, including a company description, top hiring criteria, and links to company websites, click on the employer name.

CollegeRecruiter.com – Internships for college students and entry level jobs for recent graduates!  Careers, job postings, internships, resumes, cover letters, salaries, etc.

Disability.gov – This user-friendly web site contains links to information of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.

Employment Spot – Search jobs by various industries and locations, and gets news & info about employment tips and articles, moving & relocation, various careers & industries and top lists.

Glassdoor – Company salaries, reviews, and interviews posted anonymously by employees.  Also, be sure to check out their "Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance".

JobHuntersBible – From the author of "What Color is your Parachute", practical advice on job hunting, resumes, research, contacts.

LinkedIn – LinkedIn is an online network of more than 15 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries.

Military Careers – For those students interested in pursuing a military career, learn about the various career paths within the different branches.

MonsterCollege – MonsterCollege is the top job network for college students and recent grads.

mySkills myFuture – Find new career options based on the skills and experience you gained in a past job.

NACE Job Seekers Salary Calculator – The NACE Salary Calculator Center is the hub for compensation data, with salary data for more than 1,000 occupations in 560 regions of the United States. The NACE Salary Calculators are easy to use, and our salary survey data sets are updated monthly to ensure consistently accurate salary data.

NACElink – The NACElink Network, the result of an alliance among the National Association of Colleges and Employers, Direct Employers Association, and Symplicity Corporation, is a national recruiting network and suite of web based recruiting and career services automation tools serving the needs of colleges, employers and job candidates.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Profiles all U.S. jobs including information about working conditions, job outlook, salary, and qualifications.

ONET – A full-access, online version of the occupational network database.

Pennsylvania Career Coach – A first-of-its-kind, statewide, free online tool designed to help Pennsylvania students and job seekers making last career choices.  Developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Pennsylvania Career Coach will provide up-to-date local employment data such as current and projected job openings, recent job growth areas, estimated earnings and occupations that match with a user’s current skills and knowledge, as well as specific educational programs in the local area that will prepare an individual for a given occupation.

Prenctice Hall's Student Success Site – Explore majors and other career planning materials.

Princeton Review's Find a Major – If you already have a good idea of what you want to study in college, use this site to learn more about it.

Quintessential Careers – Start your job-search here! We have the tools to help you succeed, including expert advice, career articles, and the best job sites on the Web.

Salary.com – A frame of reference when discussing salary in a negotiation.

SalaryList – Free real job salary information based on companies, job titles, and locations. Salarylist.com data is based on recent Department of Labor database.

TheLadders.com – The ideal site for those looking to obtain executive jobs. TheLadders also offers free career advice and resume writing tips for current students and recent grads.

The Riley Guide – The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet. It is primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage, but recruiters and other career service industry professional will find information here to help them also.

The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center – The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is an ever-expanding resource for anyone interested in exploring career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, and healthcare. Explore over 185 degree fields and find out about education requirements, salaries, networking, precollege ideas, and career planning resources. Browse interviews with hundreds of professionals who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers. Most resources are also as PDFs, PowerPoints and podcasts.

U.S. Department of Labor – Includes job openings and labor-related data.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – United States Equal Employment Opportunity website, plus job opportunities within the EEOC.

Vault – Vault is the world’s leading source of Career Intelligence. It will make your efforts at researching employers, industries, and career subjects infinitely easier and more efficient. Whether you are just exploring possible career paths or you are ready for your interview, Vault's Career Insider can help! *To access this resource: Go to www.gcc.edu/vaultcareerinsider and register using your GCC email address.

WetFeet – WetFeet.com helps job seekers make smart career decisions through expert career advice, company rankings, top MBA programs information, sample resumes and more! Explore a thorough listing of career profiles as well as industry profiles.

WorldWideLearn's Guide to Major – A wealth of information about majors and careers.