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Careers

  • M.A.J.E.C. (Montgomery Area Jobs & Employment Center)
    "This free web site was designed to meet the immediate needs of both small and large employers in the area, as well as, qualified candidates seeking employment opportunities. In short, this site functions as an area employment center by simply posting job listings and resumes."
  • Houstonjobs.com
    Local commercial employment site, search for jobs, post resumes, & career fair schedules.
  • Monster.com: Houston Jobs
    Employment listings in Houston from Monster.com, an international commercial employment service. Site also provides numerous career management tools.
  • Texas Workforce Commission: Work in Texas
    Texas state government website provides job listings & career development information.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    From A (able seamen) to Z (zoologist), this is a classic reference about jobs. Written by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes a description of the work, employment trends and education involved. Additional sections on financial aid and other career resources.
  • America's Career Infonet
    "Time for a career move? Find wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide, and the most extensive career resource library online. Smart career decisions start here!"
  • America's Job Bank
    A component of CareerOneStop, "the nation's publicly-funded resource for jobseekers and businesses."
  • Career Journal from the Wall Street Journal
    Offering articles, salary comparisons, a job listings search and career advice.
  • Careers at About.com
    A great starting place with links to many of the best online services and web sites.
  • CareerBuilder
    You will find lots of helpful tools on this job web site including resume builder, salary wizard and help with interviews.
  • Career Lab - Cover Letters
    Over 200 examples of cover letters for every situation from part-time to full-time positions and interview follow-up letters.
  • CollegeGrad Job Hunter
    "The #1 Entry Level Job Site" career info, job search advice, resumes & much more
  • EmploymentGuide.Com
    Post resume, search for employment by locale, gain career advice and take an inventory of personal career readiness.
  • JobStar - Career Guides
  • Mapping Your Future
    "This site is sponsored by a group of guaranty agencies who participate in the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP) and are committed to providing information about higher education and career opportunities."
  • O*Net OnLine
    "A person can search occupational information by job title, skills, or by interests, knowledge, or activities. Snapshots of professions go into detail as to skills required, worker characteristics, and experience needed. The more sophisticated features on this site make it appropriate for older high school and college students. This outstanding site was developed for the US Department of Labor by the National O*Net Consortium."
  • The Riley Guide
    "The Riley Guide is here to guide you through the many online sites and services that are useful for your job search."
  • Wages by Area and Occupation
    "At this data packed site, the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides national, regional, state, and metropolitan area wage data. BLS wage data by area and occupation are from the National Compensation Survey, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey, or the Current Population Survey."
  • What Can I Do with a Major in...
    The proverbial question most students find themselves facing. Also a favorite of parents paying tuition.
    University of Texas web site provides guidance for students with matching a college major to a career.
    Also try similar this similar web site at University of North Carolina-Wilmington.
  • WetFeet
    Career advice, company research, job descriptions, and information on careers, salaries, resumes, recruitment, and employment trends. WetFeet guides are a staple of MBA students; the website is has far greater applicability.

Educational Career Resources

  • Making College Count (registration required)
    Making College Count is your guide to college success! Study tips, first hand career planning from major corporations, choosing your major, adjusting to campus, and more.
  • Time.com College Center
    From Time, Inc a guide for students; features include where to apply, how to get in, how to pay, and once you're there.
  • US News: Education
    Home of the famous U.S. News and World Reports college rankings, as well as thumbnail sketches of all colleges and universities, and tips on admissions application and essay completion. Also career search tool and "hot jobs."

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