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Career Decision Pyramid**
Level Have you ever said…? Your level of career decision-making is…? Your next step is…?
2 I am interested in one to three broad fields, i.e. business, education, construction, but need help identifying specific occupations. Reading/Viewing Research Resources

SWIC Resources

Career Services

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External Links*

Career Information

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – Information on 270+ careers, including work tasks, education, earnings, and national labor market forecasts
  • O*NET Online – Information on 950+ careers, including work tasks, skills, interests, values, education, and salary and labor market forecasts for local, state, and national areas
  • My Next Move – Career exploration and research site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration in partnership with O*NET
  • Illinois Career Information System – A comprehensive guide offering self-assessment and information on careers and Illinois training programs and colleges. Select Individuals>Career Information>Illinois Career Information System (CIS). Enter Username: Illinois and Password: careers
  • America’s Career InfoNet-Information about occupations, state demographics, employment trends and employment resources
  • Profiles of Majors and Careers – Information about college majors and related occupations
  • America’s Career InfoNet Career Videos – Over 400 career videos (Requires Windows Media or Real One Player.)
  • Career Search

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