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Career Planning

Career and Career Cluster Videos
A series of videos that show the types of work people do in nearly 550 careers, organized by the 16 career clusters recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Select one of the career clusters to see a list of career videos available in that cluster. A video overview of the cluster itself is also included. The videos are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and CareerOneStop.
Career One Stop
A detailed career exploration and planning tool sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
CareerJournal from The Wall Street Journal
Content comes from the editorial resources of The Wall Street Journal and The Journal's Interactive Edition as well as from the editorial team. Content includes daily updates of critical news, features, and trends.
A salary, community, and lifestyle calculator. The site allows you to compare the cost of living between cities.
Licensed Occupations
A searchable directory of links to occupational licenses sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. The search categories include occupations that require licensure and state agencies that manage the licensure process.
Miami University Government Relations Network
Miami University's Office of Institutional Relations (OIR) seeks to empower students, alumni, and university friends to become engaged citizens who use their knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of Miami University, the State of Ohio and our global society. Through the Government Relations Network, OIR connects students with alumni, university friends, public officials and many others engaged in government-related fields at the state, federal and local levels. Students can use the Government Relations Network Web site to schedule an appointment with a member of the OIR staff and begin their exploration of careers in public service, government relations, advocacy and journalism.
My Next Move
An interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. Featuring over 900 different careers, the site is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Occupational Certifications
A searchable directory of links to professional certifications sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics provides profiles of hundreds of occupations. Each profile includes employment projections for the next decade.
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Job Outlook
The outlook provides industry and occupational employment projections for Ohio. The projections are organized by six geographical regions, each one with specific industry strengths.
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Labor Market Information
A state-wide source of reports and data about employment levels, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers.
At this site, you can explore graduate programs, and search for long distance learning courses and programs, and investigate study-abroad programs.
The Riley Guide
The Riley Guide provides information on how to prepare for a job search, how to write resumes and cover letters, how to target and research employers, how to find the jobs, how to execute your job-search campaign, how to network, interview, and negotiate salary.
A resource for finding salary ranges of specific positions in specific geographic locations.
Today's Military
A career planning site sponsored by U.S. Department of Defense. It was developed as a resource for parents, educators and young adults curious about military service. The site contains interactive tools that allow users to explore the range of military career opportunities.
What Can I Do With This Major?
A resource that allows you to explore career opportunities by major. Information includes common career areas, typical employers, and strategies for entering a given field. Links to related Web sites are also included.
Vault’s Career Insider
Vault's Career Insider provides overviews of dozens of potential career paths. Click on the "Industries & Professions" tab on the home page to find detailed descriptions for your review. Student ID and password are required.