Career Planning Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Occupational information from the Department of Labor, including employment statistics, wages, earnings and benefits, etc.

Career Fairs

Career Fairs are excellent places to find out more about careers and speak to employers. This link will bring you to our scheduled local career fairs.


Federal Government job and internship opportunities.  A U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers and students.


Provides relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information to make informed career choices

Comprehensive career site. Includes a resume builder, graduate school information and special features. From the Wall Street Journal. Comprehensive career site.

Cost of Living Comparisons

For those considering relocation. Compare cost of living and other factors between two cities.

I Seek

Minnesota's gateway to career, education, employment and business information.

Job Search 101

How to prepare for your first real job. This site includes a job search tutorial, job hunting blog, and the "career doctor." Quintessential Careers.

Mega-site for job searching, networking, and career advice.


is a great strategy to explore various careers.

Occupation Outlook Quarterly

Career related articles updated quarterly and links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics information.


Occupational outlooks, wages and employment trends, videos of various jobs.


Guides for various careers. Link to career information from professional associations and organizations.


Use a list of your skills to find matching occupations, browse for job descriptions, and consider job accommodations.

OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION: Occupational Outlook Handbook

Developed by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site provides job descriptions, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and job prospects for a wide range of careers.

The Career Builder Network

Find information on starting your own business, working from home, career training, continuing education and resume services.

Career advice, research industries and employers.