Career Corner blog

Career Corner articles, written by our career counselors, are posted monthly on The Lifelong Learner

Additional Career Planning Resources

Career development

Understanding the career development process
http://www.dcs.wisc.edu/advising/careerdevelopment.htm

Occupational information

Career One Stop http://www.careeronestop.org/
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor offering career resources and workforce information.

Medical and Health Care http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/medicaled.html
The National Library of Medicine maintains this list of informational links.

O*NET Online http://online.onetcenter.org/
Online database for over 950 occupations.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) http://www.bls.gov/oco/
Guide produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics with information about the top 250 occupations in the U.S.

Career Outlook http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/
Website developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics featuring articles with practical information on jobs and careers (formerly the Occupational Outlook Quarterly).

Employment trends

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections http://www.bls.gov/emp/
Information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.

Wisconsin’s WORKnet http://worknet.wisconsin.gov/worknet/
Wisconsin labor market information and wage camparison.

Salary information

Salary.com http://www.salary.com
Free access to salary information and more.

JobStar Salary Surveys http://jobstar.org/tools/salary/index.php
Online salary surveys.

The NACE Salary Calculator
www.jobsearchintelligence.com/NACE/salary-calculator-intro/
Salary information by location from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Volunteering

Morgridge Center for Public Service http://www.morgridge.wisc.edu/
Information on how to get involved in the Madison community and beyond.

Corporation for National & Community Service http://www.nationalservice.gov/
Information on volunteering and community service in the U.S.

UW-Madison campus career resources

Cross College Advising Center http://www.ccas.wisc.edu
College of Ag & Life Sciences Career Services http://www.cals.wisc.edu/students/undergraduate-programs/career-development/
Career Services (School of Human Ecology)
https://sohe.wisc.edu/who-we-are/current-undergrad-students/post-graduation/#careerresourcesandguides
Career Services (Letters & Science) http://careers.ls.wisc.edu/
Educational Placement & Career Services http://careers.education.wisc.edu/
Engineering Career Services http://ecs.engr.wisc.edu
Business Career Center http://www.bus.wisc.edu/career
College Library Career Collection http://www.library.wisc.edu/college/collections/featured-collections/
Wisconsin Alumni Association http://www.uwalumni.com

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