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Career Exploration Resources

  • Spotlight on Careers, developed by 26 liberal arts colleges including Hope, lists career information and job listings in a range of professional categories, including environmental and other sciences, human and social services, consulting, sales and marketing. (For students and alumni who are off-campus, call or email the Office of Career Services.)

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook On-line describes over 300 occupations which account for 91% of all of the jobs in the U.S.

  • WetFeet provides the capability to research companies and industries. It also provides career advice and career links.

  • O*NET on-line explore a variety of occupations and receive detailed information about the skills and requirements needed.

  • The Riley Guide is the most comprehensive directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet.

  • World-Of-Work Map by ACT, Inc. What kind of work is for you? Are you a Data, Things, Ideas, or People person . . . or somewhere in between?

  • Inside Jobs
    Explore careers. Discover career idea. What do you like to do? What are you good at?

  • My Next Move
    What do you want to do for a living?


  • Career Library
    Resources can be found at the Career Development Center


  • Princeton Review On-Line Snapshots allows for research of thousands of careers by providing career profiles that include a view of daily life in the career, past and future outlook, salary information, major employers, and professional associations. You must register to use their service.

  • Careers Journal, from the Wall Street Journal, allows you to search databases for job openings and employer web sites. Additional information is also listed for starting a business, working globally, salaries and profiles and much more.

  • Career Magazine is the place to go for all types of career information. Not only does it contain job listings and a resume bank, but it also has links to relocation resources, articles, job fairs, directories and more.