Other Online Resources

Career Planning/Resources

  • The Exploration Center lets users assess career interests and explore information pertaining to occupations and higher education. It contains interest and skills assessments, connecting results to career cluster and/or occupation list. It provides various search options and important information including: Occupation Search, College Search, Financial Aid Information, Apprenticeships, Military Occupations, College Majors, State-specific Data, Occupation Video Library (English and Spanish), and more.
  • The Planning Center lets users obtain printable resources and gather information that will assist with planning to enter the higher education community or the workforce. It includes resources such as a resume builder, as well as college and career planning checklists.
  • The Resource Center lets users search for web resources related to colleges/universities, careers, curriculum, and much more. It provides information on items including: "Cool Jobs" (job profiles on up-and-coming or out-of-the-ordinary careers), Web Resources, Full Text Articles, Standards-aligned Curriculum, Occupation Video Library (English and Spanish), State-specific Data, and more.
  • The Activity Center offers ways for users to test their knowledge of history, vocabulary, math, English, and occupations in an engaging environment. It includes items such as Interactive Quizzes on history and vocabulary, online polls, sample proficiency & standardized test questions, GED sample tests and more.

Job & Career Accelerator LearningExpress

This resource (which is also accessible from within LearningExpress Library) allows you to build professional resumes and cover letters, search thousands of local and national job listings, match your interests with career opportunities, practice interview questions, etc. In order to use the database, you must be registered (but if you're already a registered user with LearningExpress, you do not need a separate registration), which allows you to save your data from one session to the next. A tutorial is available on the site.

O*Net Online
Developed for the U.S. Department of Labor, the O*NET system serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. It replaces the former Dictionary of Occupational Titles. It is searchable by occupation (Find Occupations), skill (Skills Search), and job code (Crosswalk Search).

Nationwide Employment

Career Conferences of America
Hosts career fairs by invitation, thereby matching applicants with employers with similar interests.

MonsterCollege (formerly MonsterTrak)
This job search tools and resume-posting site is aimed at college students.

Occupation-Specific Employment

Chronicle Careers
This Chronicle of Higher Education site lists jobs in higher education searchable by position type, location, discipline/field, and institution name.

Provides listings of open full- and part-time positions at institutions of higher learning ranging from Ivy League universities to community colleges. The advanced search feature allows you to search by job category, by location, by position type, and by institution type.

Provides biotechnology job information and career resources.

Provides medical and allied health job information and career resources.

Provides nursing job information and career resources.

Provides pharmaceuticals job information and career resources.

Provides nursing job listings to graduating students and alumni with professional degrees.

Minority Employment

Black Collegian Online
Lists jobs and graduate school opportunities, posts resumes, and provides job search strategies for its target audience of African-American collegians.

Designed to meet the needs of minorities, this site provides job-searching and resume-posting with diversity-sensitive employers.

Internet Job Guides

The Riley Guide
A directory of employment and career information resources available on the web. Provides instruction to job seekers and employers on how to use the web to their best advantage, but does not post resumes or job announcements.

Barton College Career Information

Barton College Career Services
Provides information about Barton College Career Services.

Last updated November 12, 2012