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Searching for Jobs: Choosing a Career

This LibGuide was created by Jane Verostek, Associate Librarian at SUNY ESF and has links to help with job searches in New York and nationally - including links to helpful sites such as This LibGuide also provides links for the SUNY ESF Career

Choosing a Career

Occupational Outlook Handbook -

Training and education, earnings, job prospects, duties and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.

O*Net Online

From the U.S. Department of Labor, this resource provides hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors, along with career tools and publications to help individuals in the workforce.


Browse occupations and industries, employment trends, with data from a variety of federal and state agencies and offices, and private institutions.

Career information and job search from the Wall Street Journal.

Investigate online degrees and universities, jobs and occupations, and entrepreneurial opportunities.