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Career Exploration Resources


Career Exploration Resources

​There are many tools available to help you explore careers. Click on the links below for career assessments and occupation research. Be sure to also connect with your College Advisor and Career Planning and Placement staff.   
       

       
External Resources       
        
Occupation Outlook Handbook​
A resource developed by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics that provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; the job outlook; similar occupations; and sources of additional information.    
       
What’s Next Illinois
A resource developed by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission that allows you to experience a career cluster survey, interest profiler, skills assessments and more.   
       
Illinois WorkNet Center​ 
A resource developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that allows you to experience step by step support around career planning and preparation.
       
Illinois Career Information System
A tool offered since 1977 by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. ICIS is built for everyone from elementary school students to adult job seekers and second career seniors.     
       
O*Net Online
Browse various careers, check out the thorough interest profiler, and connect to occupational data with this useful tool sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.    
       
The College Board​
The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.   

 
Illinois Pathways 
       
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