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These sites provide information on various majors and how to apply your chosen major to specific careers.
What Can I Do With This Major?
Major Resource Kits (University of Delaware)
These sites provide detailed information on various industries, careers, and employers
UIC Library Career Information Site
Created by UIC Librarians to help you find the best career information resources.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Comprehensive user-friendly info on hundreds of careers - data from the Bureau of
Labor Statistics. www.bls.gov/ooh/
Detailed information about a wide variety of occupations and lists of careers organized
according to various categories such as skills and interests. Compliments the Strong
Interest Inventory assessment with a drop-down menu to select your top Strong Interest
area (Theme Code).
Thanks the power of search engines and YouTube, you can enter the search term "day in the life of (insert your career of interest)" and you will see a long list of blog posts, articles, and videos that may be helpful. As with any search, be a critical thinker when it comes to the sites you are using. Most have credible information, but not all. Websites of professional associations related to your targeted career are among the best.
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