What are these links for?
Use the resources listed on this page to learn more about different careers. You can look up the title of positions in which you have an interest and learn what skills are required, whether the job field is growing or shrinking, the average salary for the position, relevant industry news, and more.
Career and Technical Information
Federal Career Information Resources
Career Pathways Toolkit
"Improving the skills, knowledge, and credential attainment of American workers is an urgent priority. Labor market forecasts point to significant skills shortages looming in the future, despite high unemployment. If left unaddressed, these shortages could slow the process of economic recovery and reduce our competitiveness in the global economy.
Career pathway systems offer an effective approach to meeting these challenges. Through better alignment of education, training, and employment services among public agencies, they hold the promise of increasing the number of workers in the U.S. who gain the industry-recognized and academic credentials they need to work in the most in-demand occupations.
This new toolkit, released this week by the Employment and Training Administration, will provide a roadmap for States and local areas interested in applying the career pathway approach to solving pressing workforce challenges."