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Upward Bound/Bridge Program (Westbrook): Career Resources

Key Resources

Career Guide to Industries is a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which provides information on careers from an occupational perspective. 

Careers and Career Information contains information about specific occupations. There are sections specifically for youth, for career changers, for career advisors and for parents. In each section there are links to information about: assessing occupational interests, skills and abilities; exploring career options; education and training; and finding jobs. 

How to Write A Career Plan provides step-by-step instructions on writing a career plan. (Boston University Career Counseling Center)

Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.
Occupational Outlook Quarterly Online is based on the print periodical Occupational Outlook Quarterly and mirrors its print counterpart. Provides practical information on jobs and careers.
O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics.

VSU Career Services

Virginia State University Career Services is dedicated to helping VSU students and alumni with exploring career options and empowering them to achieve their career and educational goals. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of service and opportunities for our students, alumni, employers, faculty, staff, parents and the community.