Useful websites

Most of the resources below are free although they may require you to set up an account. Some options may come at an additional cost. Please note that a link should not necessarily be construed as an endorsement of all the contents and opinions from the website.

Worldwide

www.careerexplorer.com

Explore careers, jobs, degrees. For each career: overview, salary, job market, how to become, jobs, education, further resources, satisfaction, personality, demographics, work environment. Degrees per area of study. Comprehensive blog: Q&A with professionals, career guides, student advice.

www.thecareerproject.org

Personality and career tests. Career guides (why they actually do, why they are needed, pros and cons, success factors, employability, work environment, career satisfaction, requirements, resources). Job profiles (assessment by a professional based on the concept of informational interviews).

www.glassdoor.com

Millions of jobs searchable by what matters to you. Reviews on over 600,000 companies worldwide from the people that work there. Interview questions to help you prep.

www.topuniversities.com

University rankings: compare top universities from around the world by subject and destination. In-person and online events. Find a course. Career guidance. Study abroad. Scholarships.

www.vault.com

Career Intelligence: find out what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance, or change your career. Company rankings and reviews. Internship programs. Career blog.

www.careers.org

Career advice. Occupation profiles (wages, skills, corresponding college programs). Industry profiles. Online degrees. Detailed profiles for thousands of Colleges and Universities in the United States and abroad, including academic programs, tuition and expenses, and admissions requirements.

www.youtube.com/user/CareerOneStop/featured

Career videos on YouTube

www.jobsmadereal.com

Thousands of career videos. Made by teens for teens.

www.careersoutthere.com

Interviews with professionals.

USA

www.onetonline.org

Occupational Information Network, a national database of occupational interest areas, education and training requirements, earnings, growth projections, and anticipated openings

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm

Occupational Outlook Handbook. Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Presents basic career information. 

www.candidcareer.com

Thousands of 1-2 minute video interviews with professionals in a wide variety of careers. Insights about their jobs, including the education, training, skills, aptitudes and experience necessary to get hired. Subscription necessary.

www.mynextmove.org

Search career with keywords. Browse careers by industry. Find careers that match your interests and training. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

www.apprenticeship.gov

Find the right apprenticeship for you.

www.study.com

Careers and occupations listed by program. Career education programs. Educational requirements. Career summary. Online and campus degrees. Top schools by subject.

http://career.iresearchnet.com

Career fields and career information.

www.mymajors.com

List of college majors. List of colleges, universities, and career schools. List of careers and job titles. Career pages include description, activities, education requirements, colleges offering related programs, skills, knowledge, work styles, work values, and salary information.

www.studentscholarshipsearch.com

Search, investigate, and apply for scholarships.

UK

www.inputyouth.co.uk

Job guides: the job and what’s involved, skills and personal qualities needed, getting started with this career choice, education and training, your long-term prospects, get further information, other related jobs to consider.

www.ucas.com

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Study options and qualifications. Apprenticeships and traineeships. Finance and support. Career quiz. Explore job roles (related skills, academic route, essential qualifications, where to find out more).

www.studential.com

Information and advice on all stages of education (GCSEs, apprenticeships, further education, gap years, university, personal statements, postgraduate, US universities).

www.discoveruni.gov.uk

Information and guidance about the different options for studying.

www.thestudentroom.co.uk

Online student community. GCSE, A-levels, applying to uni, university, careers and jobs, student finance.

www.brightknowledge.org

Guide to careers, education, and student life. 

nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/ (England)

Learn more about your skills and match them to careers. Explore careers. Find a course.

www.myworldofwork.co.uk (Scotland)

Career advice, job profiles, and tools. Course search, qualifications, and funding. Job search, CVs, and apprenticeships.

www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/careers (Northern Ireland)

Learning and career options. Career discovery tool. A range of interactive tools to help you find out more about your career options, based on your skills, interests and values. Job trends. Career information for key sectors.

careerswales.gov.wales (Wales)

Plan your career, prepare to get a job, and find and apply for the right apprenticeships, courses and training.

Canada

http://noc.esdc.gc.ca

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations. You can search the NOC to learn about an occupation: its main duties, educational requirements or other useful information.

www.canadiancareers.com

Career and employment information for Canadians. Explore hundreds of career areas. Learn about market trends. Market yourself. Find work.

www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/education.html

Student aid and education planning. Find programs and schools. Explore careers. Education requirements by career. Budget your education.

www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

Career planning. Trend analysis. Job search.

www.schoolfinder.com

Explore the career and education options available in Canada.

Schools and programs. Scholarships. Events.

umanitoba.ca/careerservices/career-planning/explore-occupations

Explore occupations. Provided by the University of Manitoba.

alis.alberta.ca/occinfo/

Alberta occupational profiles. Discover occupations, jobs, salaries, post-secondary programs, and more.

www.careertipster.com

Career development and education.

www.workbc.ca/blueprintbuilder

Career exploration, education and funding. Job search resources. Save the resources that interest you to your Blueprint.

educationplannerbc.ca/plan

Advice on planning post-secondary education. Application process. Financing. Transition to the workplace.

www.workbc.ca/careercompass

Career quiz. Career listings.

www.talentegg.ca

Jobs. Companies. Career guides. Articles and videos.

Australia

www.yourcareer.gov.au

Resources and information to help you explore all your education, training and work options.

www.joboutlook.gov.au

Information about Australian careers, labor market trends and employment projections. 

www.myskills.gov.au

Vocational education and training options, including information about providers, courses, outcomes and fees.

www.myfuture.edu.au

An online career exploration service which includes information on a range of career-related topics.

www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au

Comprehensive information about Australian apprenticeships.

www.mybigtomorrow.com.au

Discover your dream career, experience a day in the life of someone doing that job, and find out how they got there.

www.uac.edu.au

Universities admissions center

Ireland

careersportal.ie

Career advice. Career sectors. World of education (college events, college profiles, course videos, course finder). Student supports. World of work (sector profile, employer profile, career interviews, career videos, career explorer).

www.gradireland.com

Career advice for graduate job hunters.

www.smartfutures.ie

Explore careers in STEM.

www.qualifax.ie

Information about education and training in Ireland.

www.fetchcourses.ie

Information on PLC courses and all courses in the further- and adult-education sectors.

www.apprenticeship.ie

Details of the apprenticeship options 

www.whichcollege.ie

Database of courses. Information on career paths and preparation for college.

New Zealand

www.careers.govt.nz

Activities, tools, and resources to make career decisions.

www.justthejob.co.nz

Career videos.

India

www.ncs.gov.in

National Career Service from the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Career information. Videos. Job search. Online job fairs. Career counseling sessions. Career skills program.

www.careerindia.com

Tips and information on courses, exams, scholarships, study-abroad programs, jobs, careers.

www.indiaeducation.net

Information about education at all levels (school education, higher education, continuing education or distance education).

Education streams. Entrance exams. Important institutes. Career options. Scholarships. Interviews.

www.careerguide.com/career-options

List of the most popular career options in India. List of institutions in India.

www.mapmytalent.in

Online career counseling website. A battery of assessments specifically designed for Indian careers. Career test packages.

www.shiksha.com

Information for students interested in undergraduate and postgraduate courses in India and abroad. Career test packages.

www.careerizma.com

Free career resources. Guide to career options in India (occupations, salaries, career path, qualifications). List of industries and key skills. Online career counseling packages.

www.mindler.com

Career counseling and college application programs.