Career Resources

  • CAREERTOOLKIT.COM

    Free website with tools to help students figure out the right career path.

    Information includes:

    • Nearly 200 career profiles of popular careers with an easy to use widget to help sort careers based on criteria most important
    • Top 100 careers ranked based on salary, job outlook, employment changes, and the typical education required
    • Career insights from people already employed in the career in the form of interviews and more ...

    In addition to all the career profiles website also has a financial aid center with articles explaining student loans, where to look for scholarships, and more.

    http://www.careertoolkit.com 

    GO BUILD ALABAMA

    Created by the Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute, the Go Build campaign is designed to educate young people on the value of learning a trade, dispel their misconceptions about the construction industry and inspire them to consider building a career as a skilled construction tradesman.

    http://www.gobuildalabama.com/ 

    BIG FUTURE BY THE COLLEGE BOARD

    Find Colleges, Explore Careers, Research Scholarships, and much more!

    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ 

    US BUREAU OF LABOR AND STATISTICS

    US DEPARTMENTOF LABOR AND STATISTICS Occupational Outlook Handbook.

    Information on Careers with ability to search by Median Pay, Occupation Groups, Skill set, etc.

    http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ 

    CAMPUSRN

    Search Thousands of Entry Level nursing jobs, healthcare jobs and allied-health jobs. Site also offers resources for Nursing Scholarship Opportunities.

    Healthcare Careers

    http://www.campusrn.com/ 

    BSNEDU.ORG

    BSNEDU.ORG is an independent group of web publishers committed to developing user-friendly resources on healthcare education. They admire nurses that put in the extra effort to go beyond meeting the base requirements for RN licensure, and respect the unique level of skill and leadership BSN-prepared nurses bring to the clinical environment. They also work to support the larger nursing community and advocate for initiatives that make BSN programs more accessible and more affordable.

    Site is not dependent on any outside funding and have no outside affiliation, so they able to develop BSNedu.org as a dedicated resource designed to serve the needs of the nursing community working directly with BSN-educated RNs and BSN students to get a real understanding of the kind of objective resource nursing students are looking for.

    http://www.bsnedu.org/ 

    REGISTEREDNURSING.ORG

    Website developed by registered nurses who care deeply about the profession and provide the resources future nurses need to succeed. Helping to bring those interested in nursing from the research phase to enrollment to landing that first RN job and beyond. Site dedicated to helping students become a great RN!

    http://www.registerednursing.org 

    QUINTESSENTIAL CAREERS

    Quintessential Careers is the ultimate career, job, and college site, offering comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as serving as a directory of links to all the best job sites. Special sections for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers (by industry, geography, and job-seeker type) make this site a comprehensive resource for all.

    http://www.quintcareers.com 

    MYPLAN.COM

    MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about education and careers. Whether deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning ahead for a first career, or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com can help explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what may be right for you. 100% independent and unbiased, MyPlan.com gives the truth about colleges, careers and majors. Research and data is the most comprehensive on the subject.

    http://www.myplan.com 

    CAREER ONE STOP

    CareerOneStop is your pathway to career success, featuring the broadest and deepest collection of information about careers on the Web. We have information and tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

    http://www.careeronestop.org 

    FIND AUTOMOTIVE SCHOOLS

    A site that is dedicated to showing all the options in Automotive Careers. All of theinformation on this site is neutral, very in depth and provides every school, training program & certifications. The website provides every career path in automotive that a person interested in a mechanic profession could decide upon. Besides things like Salary, the site also offers ASE Testing schedules, FAQs and interviews with Mechanics running their own business.

    There is an Alabama specific page that lists every single school and training program available in Alabama you may find this page by clicking the logo below: 

    http://findautomotiveschools.com/ 

    EDUCATING ENGINEERS

    EducatingEngineers.com is a site designed to help students find in-depth information on degrees and careers in the engineering sector. Resources on the site provide information such as: what kind of Engineering degrees and careers are in demand, what it’s like making a living in those careers, and lastly, where to look for job openings and who is hiring these types of engineers.

    http://educatingengineers.com/ 

    LEARN HOW TO BECOME

    This site is to help students (or other aspiring professionals) understand what it takes to land their perfect career, from picking the right school all the way to climbing the company ladder. LearnHowToBecome.org is passionate about creating a one-stop, comprehensive resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path. Several websites publish data to facilitate college and career decisions, but fail to go beyond that first dimension. LearnHowToBecome.org works alongside educational and employment experts so that information on their website is accurate and up-to-date. The website also works with content and design specialists to maximize readability and comprehension for multiple educational levels. The learnHowToBecome.org team creates expert-driven educational content, and presents it both logically and creatively to maximize understanding and engagement.