Websites for Careers

PA Bridges.com - www.bridges.com

       Site ID: 0046403

       Password: painter

Occupational Outlook Handbook- www.bls.gov/ooh/ 
*This website has good information, but it is complicated and lengthy
*Occupational Outlook Handbook – www.bls.gov/ooh/ 
*Search by cluster or specific occupation
*Comprehensive information on each occupation
*Links to other sites
*Student Section - http://stats.bls.gov/k12/

www.educationplanner.com - This website includes
*Career key personality assessment
*Information on hundreds of careers including national and state-level salary data
*Test prep assistance for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT, including tips and strategies, sample questions, and practice tests
*Tips on how to find the right college and choose a major, nationwide college searches, including distance education offerings
*Special information for athletes, with links to the NCAA clearinghouse
*Special information for adult students, those with handicaps/disability conditions, and spanish speaking students and parents
*Tips on applying for college admission, inculding a student resume builder and a comprehensive essay writing course, online admission applications for more than 3,000 colleges, extensive student aid information, including a scholarship search, a link to FASFA on the web, online applications for students and parent loans, and an interactive Financial Aid Award Analyzer
*Tips for parents and counselors, plus checklists, calculators, and online publication ordering feature, and more.

Chronicle Career Library--www.chroniclecareerlibrary.com/login
Username: claysburg
Password: bulldogs

Life Works: http://nihlifeworks.org/feature/index.htm

PA Career Zone: http://www.pacareerzone.org

Blair Country Chamber of Commerce - - www.blairchamber.com

America’s Career Info Net – www.acinet.org 
*Wage trends by US and state
*Skills and Knowledge needed for each occupation
*Information on jobs available now

www.dice.com - A website for information technology jobs
*Use this site to learn more about the salary and current demand for technology jobs
*Jobs openings are posted from all over the country
*Job descriptions are given for each position (this helps to determine the amount of education that an employer is seeking in job prospects)
*College links and scholarships

Associated Contractors and Builders 
*A career in the construction industry can provide individuals with the chance to experience a wide variety of learning opportunities within a single career path.  Created by the Associated Contractors and Builders, Try Tools is a terrific online resource that introduces new and experienced workers to a career in the trades.

http://www.discovernursing.com/ 
*There's a wide variety of careers in the health-care industry. Job seekers contemplating a career in nursing can explore the wide range of career options at DiscoverNursing.com. Students can learn more about the different career associations and much more.