Upward Bound | Employment Resources


After College - A service for college students and recent graduates who are looking for jobs, internships, and other opportunities.

America's Job Bank - Information on a wide range of job openings from around the country and includes listings by state and job title.

The Black Collegian Online - This site gives abundant career planning and job search information as well as commentaries by leading African American writers. It includes general information on college life and news of what's happening on college campuses today.

Career and Educational Guidance Library: Career Exploration Links - This site maintained by UC Berkeley has a database of over 700 links for occupational and educational preparation programs.

California Careers - Important links from this site include career and labor market information specific to California, career videos, and a list of training schools and community colleges from the "Tools and Resources" link.

California Occupational Guides - More than 300 guide sheets provide statewide information about job duties, working conditions, employment outlook, wages, benefits, entrance requirements, and training.

Career Builder.com - Career information includes company research, salary calculator, work visas, and resume advise. Job listings posts more than 300,000 jobs representing 25,000 employers. Personal Search agent allows candidates to apply for jobs and manage resumes.

Career Chase - Click on "Career Information Categories." Good source for reading "informational interviews with people who really enjoy their jobs.

Career Cruising - A short inventory of career interests, valuable information interview samples, and occupational information.

Careers, Not Just Jobs - Produced by Dow Jones & Company, Inc., this site includes articles by career columnists and gives information about who is hiring and about salaries and profiles.

Career Research - Go to undergraduate students, note four year plan, click on Junior Year and go to web resources at bottom of left column.

Career Voyages - Nationwide information on apprenticeships, community college, university and other training programs including the fastest growing and highest need vocational programs (automotive, construction, advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, health care, biotechnology and transportation.)

Careers Online Virtual Careers Show - This directory contains over 1,000 job and occupational descriptions from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The user can review jobs by exploring 12 interest categories.

College Board Online - This site provides extensive guidance and information about jobs and careers and how they relate to college majors.

Princeton Review - Sound information on choosing a major and career includes useful tips on college majors, careers, internships.

Emotional Intelligence Survey - Identify your strengths and your personality traits that could use further development.

Eureka - Career Information System of occupational and career-related information. Over 400 Careers, Financial Aid, International Jobs, Univerisites, Job Outlook.

Hospitality Jobs Online - Jobs in the hospitality industry.

Hot Jobs - Company profiles, information on "hot jobs" and job listings.

Job Hunt - Great site for information on professional associations. Click on "associations

Major Resource Kits - Major Resource Kits link academic majors to career alternatives by providing information on career paths, sample job titles and other material updated by the University of Delaware.

mediabistro.com - This is a website dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations!

Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential - Assessment tool to help you find your true calling in life

The Career Key - helping you make the correct educational and career choice through professional counseling

America's Career InfoNet - Your source for employment information and inspiration. This is the place to manage your career.

Career Development - follow an online tool to guide you through the career development process in through simple online steps.

MEGA Career Sites (General Career Exploration)


Monster Board - Lists thousands of jobs worldwide and a large database of information for job seekers and employers.

O*Net - All occupations listed are described using skills, knowledge, interests, and activities, worker characteristics and occupational experience. It also gives occupation specific tasks, job outlooks and salary ranges.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - This site gives the full content of the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) as published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. It includes information on over 200 popular occupations including compensation, training requirements, and typical work.

Quick Assessments - This site links assessments with California job information but has useful easy to use assessments.  Under "Assess Yourself" try the Holland Code based assessment first. You may explore job information by industry sector also, i.e. Media, Health, Education.

Spotlight on Careers - Go to spotlight on careers and explore.  You may find other good links on this website such as the Internet Public Library that links with Assocations.

University of North Carolina Majors Site - A very popular site that lists career related to majors at University of North Carolina, along with nicely formatted information about getting into the field.

Work Values Clarification - This is comprehensive website that includes some easy to use assessments. Start with "Quick Trip" and click on Work Values. This site includes Texas state references to high demand and high pay occupations such as teaching, health care and information technology with information interviews with Texans in these fields.

The Riley Guide: Job Resources on the Internet - Excellent resources for researching and gathering occupational information.

Saludos Hispanos - This site links Latinos with career opportunities including the ability to post free resumes. Its goal is to connect career-minded Hispanics with organizations who have an interest in promoting them up the corporate ladder.

San Francisco State University - An excellent example of a college career center. Click one "Student" and go to "Career Resources" and "What Can I do With A Major In?" In career Resources see "Work Abroad", and "Information for students with disabilities."  Site includes a section for alumni information and graduate's job information.

What Can I do With a Major in? - Career Center and internet resources by major, frequently asked questions about majors and careers, and information about the Peace Corps.

What Color Is Your Parachute? The Job-Hunter's Net Guide - Career guidance information and a review of resources available on the Web.

WorkSmart - Sponsored by the Employment Development Department (EDD) from the state of California, "WorkSmart" provides useful information for job seekers on work skills and employment.


Gamasutra.com -  For students who are considering a job as a game developer, this site provides news articles and the latest jobs openings at top gaming companies.



California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) - From the CTC homepage, you can access all California credentialing requirements, an online credential handbook and a list of all accredited teacher preparation schools and universities in California.


California Center for Teaching Careers - This site, also known as CalTeach, is an information, recruitment, and referral center for individuals interested in a teaching career in the state of California.

University of California's Teacher Education Programs - The UC is committed to recruiting, training, and supporting K-12 educators.  Get the most up-to-date information regarding their various credential and Extension programs.