Career Services | Major and Career Information

General Information

Occupational Outlook Handbook. Research careers and employment projections.

Becomopedia.com. Information on how to "become" a wide array of occupations (grouped by career field).

CampusCareerCenter.com. Information on job searching, networking, and more.

College Journal (from the Wall Street Journal). Explore career/industry information and trends.

Find How. Information on a variety of careers and occupations from trusted sources (click on Categories for complete list).

MonsterTrak: Career Guide. Career planning information covering lots of varied topics.

O*Net On-line. Research careers and employment projections; select skills and generate list of potential careers.

Riley Guide. Information on a vast array of careers.

Schools In The USA: Career Profiles. Get information on over 1000 different careers, including skills needed, job duties, average salaries, and job outlook.

The Princeton Review. Search career profiles and get information on careers related to your major.

US Dept of Labor: Guide to Industries. Industry information provided by the federal government.

Vault. Get information and career preparation tips on hundreds of industries.

WetFeet.com. Research various industry and company profiles. (you must register but registration is free.)


Advertising

Advertising Educational Foundation. All you ever wanted to know about a career in advertising.


Anthropology and Sociology

American Anthropological Association. Information on career paths for anthropology majors.

American Sociological Association. Information on careers in sociology and job prospects for those with a BA in sociology.

An Essay on Careers: Anthropology. Information and case study videos on careers in forensic and cultural anthropology, and anthropologists working in economic and social development and in the corporate world.


Art

The Art Career Project. Information on a huge array of art and art-related careers.


Business and Consulting

Business and Finance Career Resources. A huge list of business-related occupations with accompanying career information.

Careers in Consulting. View the Careers in Consulting presentation by Rob Alford '96. Includes information on the different types of consulting careers, case interviewing, typical assignments for both entry-level employees and managers, and more. (Requires QuickTime). Click here to get the free player.

Career Overview. Information on a wide array of business careers including accounting, finance, marketing, and more.

National Association for Business Economics. Information on careers in business economics.


Finance

Financial Services Professionals: A Rewarding Profession. In-depth report, done by Monster.com, which explores careers in finance along with the trends, motivation and skills that drive the financial services field.

Investopedia: Financial Careers. Information on what it takes to get a career in finance and a wide variety of financial careers.


Government

Career OneStop. Want a career with the federal government? Match both your interests and skills to an exhaustive list of federal career opportunities.

Federal Careers. Get information on federal government careers in areas such as art, biology, business, communications, computers/IT, environmental issues, foreign language, international relations, law, medicine, science, and more.


Health and Medicine

Careers in Medicine. All you need to know about careers in medicine from the American Medical Association.

Careers in Public Health. Comprehensive information about a wide range of careers in public health.

Centre College Health Professions. Information for students interested in medical, dental, veterinary, physical therapy, optometry, or physicians assistant schools after Centre. Contains resources, calendars, and information on advisors and program alumni.

HealthCareerCenter.org. Find information on a huge array of careers in the health profession.

Health Information Careers. Information on career and credential paths for the health information field.

Health Management Careers. Make a Difference... Discover a career in healthcare management.

NIH Office of Science and Education. Information on over 100 careers in health and medical science (plus case studies).

Therapy Jobs Zone. Information on careers in a wide array of therapy fields: physical, occupational, recreational, speech, respiratory, and art.


History

American Historical Association. Detailed information on over twenty different careers for history majors.

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Information on careers in historic conservation.


Language

Careers in Languages. Gives overviews of multiple professions in languages plus tips on preparing for these careers.


Law

American Bar Association. Read profiles of lawyers in every different field of law.

Legal Professional Development Center. Find out if the legal profession is right for you and get information on becoming a lawyer and making it through the first several years.


Math

American Mathematical Society. Profiles of recent grads in entry-level jobs in numerous career fields related to and using math.

Be An Actuary. Information for college students and career changers on the field, finding an internship and a job.

Centre College Math Department. Visit this web site to see what Centre College Math majors have done.


Ministry

Careers in Ministry. Great place to start if you're thinking of pursuing a career in ministry; lots of information on the variety of ministry-based careers.


Planning

American Planning Association. Lots of information on careers in urban and city/regional planning.


Psychology

American Psychological Association. Provides definitions of and information on all of the specialties in the field of psychology.

Careers in Psychology. Information on a huge list of occupations in the field of psychology, broken into four categories: psychologists, counselors, therapists, and social workers.


Publishing and Journalism

American Society of Newspaper Editors. Information on the types of journalism careers and how best to prepare for them.

BookJobs.com. Includes information on the types of publishing and company profiles for each type.


Public Relations

Public Relations Student Society of America. Information on careers in PR and skills needed for success in the field.


Science

American Academy of Forensic Science. Wealth of information on multiple careers in the forensic science field.

American Institute of Biological Sciences. Information on careers in the biological sciences.

American Society for Microbiology. Information on the different types of careers available in the field of microbiology.

Careers in Botany. Sponsored by The Botany Society of America.

Careers in Ecology. Sponsored by The Ecological Society of America.

Chemistry Careers. From the American Chemical Society. Career information and profiles on a wide array of chemistry careers.

U.S. Department of Energy. Information on a wide array of energy careers, including those in solar and renewable energy.



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