Find Career Information

How to find career information

  • Look through detailed career profiles and videos.
  • Learn about the fastest-growing occupations in your area.
  • Talk to people working in your chosen fields to get inside information.  Refer to Step 5: Find a Job and in the Build a Network section provides an effective list of methods to begin building your Network.


Starting your research
Start with occupations you listed in Occupations that Match Your Assessments (pdf). First, pick the occupations you know about or that seem interesting to you.

Want to look into different occupations? Look at the Career Clusters section located in the guide on the left hand side to see related occupations.

For each occupation you choose, pay attention to:

  • the skills
  • education or training needed
  • the median or average pay, and 
  • the demand for the occupation in your area


Use the Occupation Research Summary (pdf) worksheet to keep track of your research.

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