Thomas McKean

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College Majors & Top Careers

  • College Majors

    CareerKey— Based on Holland’s 6 personality types; take online in 10 minutes; identifies your personality type and provides a list of recommended careers for your type. $7.95.

    Keirsey Temperament Sorter II— Based on Meyers-Briggs inventory of 16 personality types. Free limited version identifies your temperament only; $14.95 buys full report with your type and an in-depth interpretation of your temperament and type, plus relationship and career advice based on your temperament.

    Uof Delaware Major Resource Kits— Excellent site offering career information about approximately 80 individual majors. Descriptions, sample job titles, ways to enhance employability, possible employers, resources for finding employment, links to related web sites.


     

    Top Careers for the 21st Century

    U.S. Department of Labor’s List of Fastest-growing Occupations 2004-2014— covered in the 2006-2007 Occupational Outlook Handbook.

    CollegeBoard’s List of 10 Fastest-growing Occupations for College Grads 2004-2014.

    iSeek’s Fastest-growing Careers, Industries in Minnesota 2000-2010—Detailed info and video clips (descriptions apply to any geographic location)

     

    Careers—General

     

    JobStar— Each listing is linked to related web sites. Easy interface. 

    UC Berkeley—Career descriptions from a variety of sources; student and professional organizations; career paths; extensive related links. 

    CollegeBoard— Descriptions of individual career categories, related majors and careers.

    iSeek— Detailed info and video clips about specific careers, industries.

    WetFeet—Detailed, well-written info (including job outlook, compensation) about specific careers, industries. Easy interface.

      

    Careers—Military

    MilitaryCareers—Excellent site, easy interface. Detailed descriptions of 4100 specific military careers (officer and enlisted) and their civilian counterparts. Tells which service branch each career is available in.

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