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Eng 110: College Majors and Careers

This guide was created for the students of English 110 who are researching college majors and careers.

Internet Sites

College Majors 101
College Majors 101 is a free resource for students, college advisors, counselors, colleges and universities that offers free videos on majors, explores professional associations on each major, industry publications, and links to future employers.

College Navigator
You can search for U.S. colleges by name, location, type of institution, and programs/majors. Provides material about expenses, financial aid, enrollment, admission, athletics, and more.

College Source Online
College Source Online is a free database of digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources. Access to some content requires a subscription.

O*Net Online

The Occupational Information Network (O*Net) site is the nation's primary source of occupational information.The O*Net database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. O*Net is developed by the U.S. Deaprtment of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.

My Next Move
This site from the U.S. Department of Labor is specifically designed to determine the right career for you and to help you find a job that you will enjoy.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Here you will find unemployment, employment, projections, pay, and many more statistics.

Wages by Area and Occupation
Provides employment and wage estimates by occupation and area.

Careers.Org
Find detailed information about hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and abroad, along with in-depth profiles of thousands of related academic programs, occupations, and industries.