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Career Information Guide: Web Sources

Commerical Career Web Sites

The following commercial web sites can help you find work across the United States (and, in some cases, abroad). 

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Web Sites That Work Best

The web sites on this page are considered the best for finding career information.  Government agencies are responsible and the library strongly recommends that you use them.

  • WOIS/The Career Information Center - SVC Libraries pay for access to WOIS - so you will need to use the link from the Library homepage.  WOIS is a non-profit organization that researches and distributes information on Washington careers, schools and training programs.  If using from off-campus you will need your SVC logon and password to access.
  • O*Net - learn about occupations and data collected by the O*Net Project.  The O*Net Resource Center was created by the U.S. Dept. of Labor
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) also comes from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.  Updated annually it lists hundreds of jobs with: training & education requirements, earnings, job prospects, and working conditions.  Links to more information is also provided.
  • WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provide an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington State.
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