From the library's home page, search under FIND BOOKS to find print and electronic books about careers. Click on the down arrow and select "subject," then format your search this way: (your term) AND vocational guidance.
Example: photography AND vocational guidance
From the library's home page, find articles about your chosen career by searching under FIND ARTICLES. Type your search this way: (your term) AND vocational guidance
Example: architecture AND vocational guidance
Best site for researching career paths: Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore career paths with this tool; learn about what skills, technology, and even personality are needed for a particular job.
Career information, plus tools such as a salary calculator
Another exploration tool with comprehensive information about career paths.
This site allows you look for jobs with the federal government. They provide separate links for people with disabilities, for veterans, and for senior executives.
Links provided by the U.S. State Department
Examine the zip codes where the wealthiest and most educated people live.
Compare the cost of living for two different cities.
Compare international locations.
Find real estate prices.
The activities below will allow you to familiarize yourself with helpful career resources.
1. Go to the Occupational Outlook Handbook
2. Go back to the Occupational Outlook Handbook
3. Go to the library's homepage
Under START HERE, search for photographers
Write down 3 facts about the career, and write down the title of your source
Be prepared to share your information with the class
4. Go back to the library's home page