Career Resources

Explore career options, find role models, and scope out colleges and majors that might lead you to the job of your dreams.

    • Career Exploration

    • CanTEEN Career Exploration

      http://canteengirl.org/

      This is a project of Carnegie Science Center’s Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development. CanTEEN works to inspire girls to see themselves in STEM careers. This resource recognizes the importance of STEM education and future careers, providing students with information on many STEM careers in a wide variety of categories based upon interest. In addition to career exploration, the website also includes teen-friendly DIY challenges.
    • Career Cornerstone Center

      http://www.careercornerstone.org/

      This resource is for anyone interested in STEM, computing, or healthcare careers. It offers information about education requirements, salaries, networking, precollege ideas, and career planning for over 185 careers.
    • Careers in Meteorology

      http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/pdfs/careermet.pdf

      Are you curious about the world and the atmosphere around you? Want to pursue a career in meteorology? Find detailed job information in this PDF guide.

    • Clean Energy Jobs

      http://www.energy.ca.gov/cleanenergyjobs/

      California's economy increasingly relies on clean energy technology. Future jobs will surely be found in this growing, sustainable industry. Use this website to learn more about the new clean energy workforce.
    • Engineer Your Life

      http://www.engineeryourlife.org/

      Imagine what life would be like without life-saving medical technologies, high-tech fabrics and building materials, and energy systems like engines and motors. These and countless other innovations require engineering. So, in very real and concrete ways, engineers save lives, prevent disease, reduce poverty, and protect our planet. Dream big. Love what you do. Become an engineer.

    • Get Into Energy

      http://www.getintoenergy.com/

      With the right education and training, you can begin a rewarding, well-paying energy career that benefits millions of people every day. Explore the many career opportunities in energy fields today.
    • Meteorologist Careers

      http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/people/jobs/careers.php

      What kind of work can you do if you study the atmosphere? Since weather is everywhere, meteorologists can be found all over the world doing many different jobs. Check out this list of careers from the National Severe Storms Laboratory.

    • Science Buddies

      http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

      Want to know more about careers in science, technology, engineering, or math? Browse through detailed information on over 100 careers to discover what scientists really do and what it takes to prepare for these careers. Each career profile provides basic information, such as salary, job outlook, and degree requirements. The site also includes videos featuring interviews with real scientists and on-the-job profiles.

    • Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network

      http://www.connectsemass.org/stem/workforce.html

      This organization provides a variety of STEM career exploration resources, planning tools, and links. Its goal is to increase student interest and achievement in STEM while increasing the number of students who pursue and graduate with STEM degrees.
    • STEM Career

      http://stemcareer.com/students/

      Do you love science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? At STEM Career, you'll find a ton of great resources to help you identify a path to your dream career as well as guides to finding college scholarships that will ease the burden of paying for that career.

    • The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

      http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/secretlife/

      Watch videos and get to know dozens of scientists and engineers, some of whom have surprising secret lives. There are 32 profiles now, and many more are on the way.

    • College Preparation

    • CareerOneStop

      http://www.careeronestop.org/StudentsandCareerAdvisors/StudentsandCareerAdvisors.aspx

      CareerOneStop will help you identify your interests, explore careers, find opportunities to gain work experience, and investigate education options.

    • College Board

      http://www.collegeboard.org/

      Get connected to your college. Find official college planning and preparation tools to help you succeed. The College Board website is your inside source for higher education.

    • College Navigator

      http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

      With College Navigator, you can build a list of schools using side-by-side comparisons, pinpoint school locations with an interactive map, and export search results into a spreadsheet for further analysis.

    • Embark

      http://www.embark.com/

      Embark aggregates information from scattered online and verbal sources and makes it easier for students to plan for the future. Check out the Embark site to find college planning checklists and timelines, search for colleges and universities, and learn about your financial aid options.

    • Federal Student Aid

      http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL23B9A23CD8DD82DD&feature=plcp

      Are you ready to apply for financial aid for college or a career school? Check out this playlist of videos that describes the process of filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    • Master's in Data Science

      http://www.mastersindatascience.org/

      MastersInDataScience.org is a comprehensive guide to graduate-level education in big data, analytics, and data science. The website offers in-depth coverage of how data science in utilized in various industries (healthcare, retail, and more), as well as a directory of Master's in Data Science programs around the country.
    • Pathway to a STEM Degree

      http://www.pathway2stemdegree.org/

      This website from Iowa State University provides videos, resources, and a wide variety of helpful tips for planning a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

    • Wind Energy Colleges and Careers

      http://learn.kidwind.org/learn/colleges_careers

      Use these resources to learn about jobs available in the wind industry and how to prepare yourself if you want to pursue a career in this emerging field.