CAREER and EDUCATION PLANNING WEBSITES
Career-Planning & Career Information Websites
1) Career Cruising (Canadian): http://www.careercruising.com/
An interactive website where you can find excellent information about careers, and search for university, college, and vocational programs in Canada and the U.S. Take the Matchmaker Quiz and other assessments to find possible career options. The username is Dawson and the password is College.
2) O*NET (American): http://online.onetcenter.org
Detailed, comprehensive descriptions of all occupations. See a complete list of specific occupations in Job Families.
3) America’s Career Infonet (American): http://www.careerinfonet.org/
Career videos! Click on the “videos” link to view hundreds of video clips on careers, industries and abilities. You can also find tools to help you assess yourself, explore career options, and identify education and training needs.
4) Quebec Training and Labour Market Information: http://imt.emploiquebec.net
Information on occupations, including salaries and future outlook for Quebec. Information on vocational, college, university, and continuing education programs across Quebec.
5) Job Futures Quebec: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/qc/job_futures/job_futures.shtml
Job descriptions, detailed analysis of opportunities in each field, education and training requirements. Click on “Occupation Search”
6) Alberta Occupational Profiles: http://www.alis.alberta.ca/occinfo
Details on over 500 occupations, career videos.
7) Occupational Outlook Handbook (American): http://www.bls.gov/ooh
Find American career information by occupational group, pay, educational level, employment projections, etc.
8) Youth Canada: http://www.youth.gc.ca/eng/home.shtml
Helps you plan your education and career, find a job, manage your money.
9) National Occupational Classification: http://www5.hrsdc.gc.ca/NOC/
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) classifies and describes all of the occupations in the Canadian economy.
10) Working in Canada: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/
Learn about job opportunities, wages, skill requirements, etc. Find out where the jobs are now and where they will be in the future. Search by job title, skills and knowledge, or education program.
11) Careers in Culture: http://www.culturalhrc.ca/careersinculture/
What you need to know and what you need to do for a career in arts and culture in Canada.
12) Vocational and Technical Training in Quebec: http://www.inforoutefpt.org/
Information on secondary and college-level technical training in Quebec.
13) Heading for Success: http://headingforsuccess.com/
A Quebec website aimed at helping you find a “trade you love.” Take an aptitude test, explore trades by major trade group or region; there’s even a web mag.
14) Backdoor Jobs: http://www.backdoorjobs.com/
Study, work and volunteer abroad information
1) Majors and Careers Profiles: http://www.collegeboard.com/csearch/majors_careers/profiles/
2) What can I do with my studies? (McGill): http://www.mcgill.ca/caps/discipline
3) What can I do with my Major? (Concordia): http://www.concordia.ca/students/success/career-planning-services/by-major.html
4) What can I do with my studies? (University of Ottawa): http://www.sass.uottawa.ca/careers/studies/index.php
5) Careers by Major (University of Toronto): http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/careers/careers-by-major
6) What can I do with my degree in… (Wilfrid Laurier University): http://navigator.wlu.ca/career/student/planning/discipline.htm
7) MyMajors.com: http://www.mymajors.com/
Descriptions of 1,600 majors, 40,000 pages of detailed career information.
8) College Majors 101: http://www.collegemajors101.com/
Descriptions of careers related to majors, videos on each major, links to companies who hire graduates in each field.
9) School Finder: http://www.schoolfinder.com/
School finder is a comprehensive search engine for Canadian colleges and universities.
10) University Study Programs in Canada: http://www.universitystudy.ca/
Database of Canadian university study programs including online, distance and co-op.