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Career Research
Career Research Resources 

Below are links to help you learn about careers.  

Towards the top of this page there are sites that tell you about careers, then there are links to websites where you can to look for actual jobs and internships. 

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>>LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator (Main Start Page)

Career exploration tools, a resume and cover letter builder, job search, and other materials 
related to career and job readiness. Available through the LearningExpress Library.



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>>LearningExpress Job and Career Accelerator (High School Start Page)

Job and career search starting at the "High School" page.



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For Career Information from the MN State College System try:

Click here to EXPLORE CAREERS (Career-Wise!)



 

Want to know which jobs may be right for you?
This site has self-assessment quizes.  

Click here for CAREERwise's >>Interest Assessment.



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Click here for the Career Cluster Interest Assessment .
(find out different groups of jobs that you may like)







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Want to learn about careers from an online book?

Search The Online Career Information Reference Book, 2014
 


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Now here are sites that help you check out the real job world.....
Are there current job / internship openings? 

(Compare "outlook" to real time job openings.  These job sites were recommended by Forbes.com)

Careerbuilder.com/ (career / job site)

Monster.com (oldest of career/job sites)

Dice.com (for tech jobs)

Wall Street Journal Career Site (career advice)

Internships.com  (for you know... internships)

USA Jobs  (US Government Job Board)

Idealist.org (Non-profit jobs)

Glassdoor.com (the trip advisor of job sites)

SimplyHired.com (large job board)

Indeed.com (collects listings from other job sites)

Linkedin.com (professional / career / social network)


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Other Jobs / Internships Posting Sites
(Here are some sites to see local, specialty and international job openings)

>> MN Works (MN Jobs site)

>> MN County Jobs Board

>>Minnesota Non-Profits Job Board    

>>GovernmentJobs.com (commercial site)

>> Healthcareers.com

>> Student Conservation Association (nature internships)

>> UN Careers Site (international careers)

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Has your potential career made the news?
(Here are reliable sites to search and check and see if your career has made the headlines.) 


NY Times
Washington Post
LA Times
BBC News
PBS News Hour
CNN
TIME
 magazine.

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