- Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition
The standard for occupational information used by counselors and educators. The entire content of the book is online at this site.
- The JobWeb
An excellent career resource web site.
The nation's publicly-funded resource for jobseekers and businesses. Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get resume writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more.
- O*NET™ OnLine!
The O*NET is the authoritative source of occupational data collected and organized by the Department of Labor.
- Talent Freeway
This is marketed as Michigan's Highway to success for all ages. The site offers information on careers, jobs, tips, career inventories and much more.
- The ASVAB Program
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program provides tools developed by the Department of Defense (DoD) to help high school and post secondary students across the nation learn more about career exploration and planning.
- Ontario Ministry of Education's Occupational Description Guide
A comprehensive A to Z listing of career descriptions. A good place to begin any career exploration.
- Careers in Psychology
- The Career Zone
A creative web site that provides in-depth information on a wide variety of careers.
- College Board Career Search
This site provides information about specific careers, a career questionnaire and information on job selection criteria. In the questionnaire portion of this site you can answer a series of questions and several careers will be suggested for you to investigate.
- Job-Star, Guides Specific Careers
These sites are packed with information about planning your career. What kind of training or education is required? What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in? What's hot? What's not?
Explore a career in law enforcement
- The Personality Page
This site has tests for categorizing your personality. Also explains personality types and lists jobs suitable for each type.
- Temperament: Different Drums - Different Drummers
The Keirsey Temperament and Character web site allows you to take an online personality inventory and then gives a summary of your temperament and personality type.
- Quintessential Careers
This site has multiple career assessments to aid you in deciding between possible career choices. It also has links to other career resource sites such as Career Guide to Industries which provides information on available careers by industry.
This site requires that you join (there is no charge for membership) and then lets you access its free Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential (MAPP) Assessment which includes a free narrative with an instant online result and five free MAPP matches to jobs.