Career and Work Link


Career and Work Links

Personality/Interest Inventories
Holland Codes Quiz - assessment will link work personality traits of realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising and conventional to career categories
Keirsey Temperament Web Site - online temperament questionnaire

Job Search
Career Builder - a job search site that also provides career articles from newspapers
Employment Guide's Career Web - thousands of jobs to apply for online; search by state or career cluster; job fairs and career test included
ISEEK - Internet System for Education and Employment Knowledge. Excellent source of information about careers, employment, education and business growth. Specifically for Minnesota.
Job Corps - residential education and job training program for disadvantaged youth aged 16-24
Minnesota Workforce Center - connecting job seekers and employers. Previously the MN Job Bank.
Resume Tutor - six easy to follow steps to create a resume. Free from the Univ. of Minn.

Career Exploration
Career Magazine - informative articles on career topics
Careers.org - job search engine and a directory of career websites
CareerOneStop - has national and state-specific information for all types of careers; content is broken down for job seekers or students.
CollegeToolkit - career exploration plus college and scholarship searches
Electrical Careers
- information on 59 careers in the electrical industry and where to get training
Health Careers Center - comprehensive University of Minnesota website on health care careers and training
Interior Design Careers - comprehensive source of interior design career information
Marine Sciences Careers - comprehensive information on careers in marine biology, oceanography, ocean engineering and others
Medical and Health Care - explore the growing field of medical and health care careers at MyFirstDay.org.
Plan Your Future - information for teens on military opportunities, money matters, beyond high school, and career toolbox
Students.gov - U.S. Government's "one-stop-shopping" about education planning, community service, military service, financial aid, career development, etc.
Steps to Choosing a Career - basic advice
TheNorthlandWorks.org - northland current and future hot careers, regional industry and career information, exploration, internships, etc.

The 2010-11 Occupational Outlook Handbook
- nationally recognized source of career information

Military Information
ASVAB - free practice tests in 25 areas for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
U.S. Military Academy - at West Point, NY
U.S. Air Force Academy - at Colorado Springs, CO
U.S. Coast Guard Academy - at New London, CT
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - at King's Point, NY
U.S. Naval Academy - at Annapolis, MD
United States Army
United States Navy
United States Air Force
United States Coast Guard