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IAS 300 - Career Strategies and Personal Resilience

A guide for finding information about careers.

O*NET OnLine

O*Net Online in from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration.

Use O*Net Online to find detailed information about careers. Tasks, Technology Skills, Work Activities, Education, etc.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is a must-use source for researching careers and for any student in IAS 300.  Its strength is the amount of detail provided, including:

  • What people in specific careers and jobs do;
  • The work environment; 
  • What one needs to do to become a professional or worker in a particular field; 
  • The pay and the future outlook for specific jobs and careers.

OOH is an important stop in career research.  START HERE!

There are three ways to find occupations in OOH.  Look for the sections outlined in red below:

  • The search box (upper right);
  • Occupation Groups (left); and
  • A-Z Index (middle). 


Career Encyclopedias and Guides

Hours and Locations