The following resources will help you learn more about occupations, industries and organizations:
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook provides detailed descriptions of jobs, information about the outlook for occupations and more.
- Occupational Outlook Quarterly provides detailed occupation information and is updated every three months.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics provides industry information, statistics about local areas and much more.
- O*Net Online is a "one-stop shop" federal government resource for occupational information.
- CareerOneStop provides wage and trend information, occupational requirements, labor market conditions and an extensive career resource library.
- Glassdoor.com's 50 Best Places to Work is a great resource to learn about organizations. Read employee comments and reviews to get insight into the organization's mission, values and culture.
Talk to people who have volunteered to advise you:
- Learn how to conduct an information interview.