Alberta Learning Information Service
Occupational descriptions by industry, title, and National Occupational
Classification. Also includes career video clips.
BLS Career Information
Through subject preference, most general career paths are listed on this website with additional information on how to get there and estimated earnings.
A great place to find occupational information! A major benefit of this site is that the information is organized under three main headings: Canadian, American, and overseas sources. This site provides a number of resources to help you understand the ins and outs of the occupation that interests you. Many of these descriptions are hard to find elsewhere.
Career & Internship Search on the Princeton Review
This USA based site allows to search through career information including a day in the life, quality of life, past and present, facts and figures. Also useful for finding internships (in the USA).
TVO’s career education site. It has occupational profiles & videos, self assessments, and links to colleges and universities. Geared towards high-school students, but still useful for university students.
Career Options for Women
A collection of profiles of women working in positions typically held by men. Mainly targeted for younger audiences, the site is still useful for the breadth of careers featured.
For each career, we provide a job description and review that describes work activities and environment, training and career education requirements, personal qualifications required for success, earning potential, as well as job outlook and employement projections through the end of this decade.
Exploring Occupations - University of Manitoba
Field and job descriptions - links to many key sites by occupation.
Wondering how the job market will look over the next few years? Job futures provides employment facts and trends for over 200 occupations and over 150 fields of study.
National Occupational Classification 2006
This site contains the classification structure and descriptions of 520 occupational unit groups and includes over 30,000 occupational titles.
Find descriptions of careers including some that are quite unique eg. Bad Breath Doctor. Each career section provides additional articles and profiles relating to jobs in the field.
Ontario WorkinfoNet (OnWIN)
Find province specific sites that contain a variety of career information.
SchoolFinder.com - Career Index
A searchable database of career information including position duties, demographics, requirements, employers, salary and outlook.
The Vault has a wide variety of insider company information, advice, and career profiles and more. Geared toward job seekers in the corporate sector (USA).
View videos online of professionals doing their jobs and answering interview questions. Also contains a valuable link collection.
Comprehensive insider profiles on companies, up-to-date info on careers, and industries. WetFeet also offers job seekers expert advice, newsletters, salary benchmarking tools, and discussion boards on everything from negotiating a raise to writing better cover letters.
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