Occupational Outlook Handbook
This handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor describes
what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training
and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects
in a wide range of occupations. It is updated every two years.
Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online
This Web site provides updated information to the Occupational
Outlook Handbook four times per year.
This database from the U.S. Department of Labor provides information
for defining and describing occupations. It includes information
on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests
associated with occupations.
This Web site features wage and employment trends, occupational
requirements, labor market conditions, career resource library,
and useful career tools.
This site offers information about resumes, cover letters,
and job interviews.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of
FCCLA is a vocational student organization for young men and
women in family and consumer sciences education in public
and private school through grade 12.
This is a national organization that helps train students
for technical, skilled, or service occupations through activities
Cooperative State Research, Education,
and Extension Service
CSREES is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
that advances knowledge for agriculture, the environment,
human health and well-being, and communities. The site also
provides an area for job opportunities.
4-H is the youth education branch of the Cooperative Extension
Service, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
This page includes guidelines for job shadowing and a link
to virtual job shadowing.