Careers and Colleges
The library has a career section and a college section. The college section includes test prep for SAT, ACT, and AP exams. Search our online catalog for a book on a topic of interest. Call numbers for career books start with CAR, and call numbers for college books begin with COL.
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Web Sites - Careers
Occupational Outlook Handbook
By the U. S. Department of Labor; click on the links OOH Search/A-Z Index for searching options or an alphabetical list.
Career Guide to Industries
By the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; offers career information organized by industry which includes employment outlook, earnings, and working conditions.
By Bay Area Library and Information Systems; provides a variety of career guides for specific careers. Click on a job field for information about related careers and specialties, and explore the topics listed in the JobStar menu.
By the Occupational Information Network (developed for the U.S. Dept. of Labor); find information about various occupations using keywords or use a skills inventory to match your skills with occupations.
America's Career Infonet
By CareerOneStop (sponsored by U.S. Dept. of Labor); contains a wealth of career information. Search for your career by name in the Career Resource Library area (enter keyword - right hand side of screen). Click the "Job Bank" tab at the top of the page to get information on current job openings.
Career Exploration Center
By the University of Texas; offers a variety of career information.
Vocational Information Center
By Kathryn Hake; has links to information on a wide range of careers. Explore all sorts of careers, check out skills employers really want, research topics, and take a look at the current job market.
Web Sites - Colleges, Scholarships, Financial Aid
Peterson's College Planner: Student Edition
This college planner offers advice on finding the right school, preparing for entrance exams, and paying for college.
America's Best Colleges 2011
Browse the U.S. News & World Report's college and university rankings.
College Opportunities Online Locator
Search this College Navigator from the U.S. Department of Education site to find the right school for you. Search and explore by a variety of criteria.
Visit this free scholarship resource with over 180,000 scholarships, fellowships, grants and loans. You can customize your profile and receive frequent email notices of awards that apply to your situation and needs.
FAFSA on the Web
Free on-line FAFSA provided by the U.S. Department of Education; Free application for Federal Student Aid
Provides information for students, counselors and parents regarding test dates, sample test questions, college search, and Online SAT Registration.
Makes the college application process as simple and streamlined as possible; submit applications online, apply for scholarships, submit application essays online and more.
Student Aid on the Web
The U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid (FSA) programs are the largest source of student aid in America, providing nearly 70% of all student financial aid. The information provided here is designed to assist you in your college planning. Information is available in English and Spanish.
Remember to ask your library staff for assistance in locating college and career information at any time!