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Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is available through the Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides up-to-date information on careers. This is the place to check first for school assignments on particular careers!

Education Planner – Try this site first! It has tons of great information and a link to the Career Key and other on-line assessments.

CareerNet – Links to thousands of career reference sites, organized geographically, alphabetically, and by job family.

Career Services – A great online career-interest survey from the University of Waterloo.

College Board Online – Extensive guidance and information about jobs and careers and how they relate to college majors; part of the comprehensive EXPAN program.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter – The Keirsey Temperament Sorter by David Keirsey is a personality test that scores results according to the Meyers-Briggs Inventory system. The actual Meyers-Briggs test is a professional instrument and may be administered only by a licensed practitioner.

Myfuture.com – Although this site looks at careers in the military, the assessment and information are great for anyone who wants a quick assessment of their overall interests.

Princeton Review – Search their online data base of career advice for insightful information on hundreds of occupations, internship opportunities, and general advice on interviewing and public speaking.