Useful Links

A Guide to PA Post-Secondary Career Schools

Provides helpful information about career education and career schools. Access information by county/region, career area, or specific school.

 

American Society for Engineering Education

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Engineering Societies

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

America’s Job Bank

Sponsored by the Public Employment Service, this site has information on jobs available all over the country with information

Association for Women in Science

Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.

Career Browser

This site is designed to help high school students gain career awareness. It includes a career questionnaire and organizes information about careers by career clusters.

Career Net

A directory of over 7,000 links to jobs, job search preparation, education, personal business and more, sorted by topic and region, onto more than 500 pages

Career One-Stop

Jobseeker and business resources

Career Park

Offers employment opportunities with some of the world’s most respected and fastest growing employers.

Career Path

An indispensable resource for anyone who is looking for employment in or near any major US city. Includes the Sunday job listings from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and several other big city daily newspapers.

Career Paths Online

The place for life and career information and inspiration!

Career Xplorer

A career discovery search engine for students, counselors.

CareerLink

PA’s one-step on-line resource for job seeker services, employer services, social services and training.

CHOICES Website

Bridges is a leading provider of products and services used by schools, universities and agencies to help people achieve education and career success. Over 14,000 schools and agencies use Bridges’ products and services. Bridges’ planning and exploration products give students and adults in transition reasons to achieve more -- exploring all their options, setting goals and making plans to get there.

College Board - Career Opportunities

Wondering where the hot jobs are? Visit this site to find out.

College Search Engine

College search, admissions essay help, SAT test prep, etc.
Corporation for National and Community Service

Career exploration through volunteer activities.

Diversity career center

Provides career self development information to all minorities. The Minorities Job Bank contains the largest databank of EOE committed to workplace diversity.

Eco-Employ

Environmental jobs and careers. Sections include: Special Opportunities, Government Jobs, Environmental Agencies, Employer Web Site Directory, Resume Tips, Career Information and more.

Employment Projections

Supplement to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Engineering Career Information and College Accreditation

ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology, is a federation of 28 professional and technical societies representing these fields. Among the most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 70 years.

Engineering Jobs

Contains a comprehensive listing of company job openings and links to other engineering job resources.

Exploring Career Information form the Bureau of Labor Statistics

The kids' site is designed to give a quick introduction to a career, the information provided is general. For example, the most common way of preparing for an occupation is described, while other, less common, methods of entry might be mentioned only briefly or not at all. In the same way, the earnings figures given are representative and might not illustrate the variety of earnings found in an occupation. The Occupational Outlook Handbook gives more precise and detailed information.

Exploring Occupations

Click on the Occupation for links about information on a large number of occupations.

FirstGov for Kids

Find out about jobs for kids who like Arts, Science, Outdoors, Social Studies, Reading, Math and more. There's also an A - Z List of Careers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Geospatial Information and Technology Association

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Into Careers – Career Information System

The Career Information System (CIS) is designed to support lifelong career planning. It promotes career self-reliance through assessment, exploration, goal setting and decision-making. It is an excellent resource for teens through adults.

JA Student Center

The JA Student Center is an online navigational tool geared to help you become workforce ready. Here you can search for colleges based on your wants and needs, seek out financial aid to help you pay for that higher education, gain knowledge on how to handle your money, explore careers you have always been interested in, get tips on how to start a business of your own, and much more!

Job Bank USA

Specializes in providing employment networking and information services to job candidates, employers and recruitment firms.

Job Hunt

A mega list of on-line job search resources and services.

Job Interview Website - Nail the Interview Game

Job-Star Job Search Guide

"How-to" information for job seekers anywhere.

Jobs for the Future

Seeks to accelerate the educational and economic advancement of youth and adults struggling in our economy.

Know It All

Knowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents. Created by ETV for K-12 students, teachers, and parents, Knowitall.org is a free, online collection of resources designed for classroom use. This educational web portal contains interactive sites, simulations, image collections, virtual field trips and streaming video that support and provide quality inquiry-based experiences for students on the Internet.

Mapping Your Future

A one stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options, and career planning.

Mind Tools

Mind Tools outlines important life and career skills in easy to understand language. These are supported by simple examples and exercises that expand and reinforce your understanding. Mind Tools outlines more than 100 of the most important thinking skills in nine essential areas.

Monster Board

Job search information, resume building and employer profiles.

My Future

Information on military careers, post high school planning, and a comprehensive career toolbox with assessments. For students and parents.

National Science Foundation

National Society of Black Engineers

National Society of Professional Engineers

A forum for young engineers and students looking for guidance from engineers in the field.

National Youth Employment Coalition

A non-partisan national organization dedicated to promoting policies and initiatives that help youth succeed in becoming lifelong learners, productive workers and self-sufficient citizens.

New York State Career Zone

Sponsored by the State of New York Department of Labor and hosted by AT&T, this site offers a cluster-approach to career exploration based on the Holland organization scheme. Information on specific jobs can also be sorted by years of training required.

Next Steps

A full featured employment, career development, and job finding resource for youth.

O*NET Online

Occupational information network.

PA Apprentice Coordinators Association

Helps students decide if they have the aptitude and ability to train for a career in the construction industry.

PA Department of Education

PDE’s website contains information for Pennsylvania’s schools, teachers, parents and students.

PA Free Enterprise Week

An intensive program that educates high school students about the American free enterprise system.

Pennsylvania Mentor

Your online connection to colleges and universities in Pennsylvania.

PHEAA

Preparing today’s youth for successful careers tomorrow, this site is full of activities and information for students, parents, teachers and counselors.

Quintessential Careers

Information on choosing and planning a career.

Resume Templates

Selective Service website

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Women Engineers

The Office of Personnel Management

Handy way to keep tabs on federal government job openings and salaries, from summer work to full-time careers.

The Princeton Review

A good site for information on practicing for your SAT’s, on taking your LSAT’s or MCAT’s, on choosing a school and on the college admissions process.


U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Employment projections, fast-growing occupations and other employment-related statistical data and analyses.

U.S. Department of Labor

Find jobs by topic, audience, top 20 items, by form and by location.

Vocational Information Center

Explore vocational and technical careers, check out the skills employers really want, find a trade school, research technical topics and take a look at the current job market.

Workforce Net

WorkforceUSA.net is dedicated to the work of workforce development. It is designed for the day-to-day needs of workforce development practitioners in community-based organizations, community colleges, private firms, employer associations, unions, economic development organizations, One Stop Career Centers, Workforce Investment Boards and elsewhere. It is intended as a site of shared learning.