Do your research.  Explore Careers.

Knowing your career options is an important part of the career decision-making process.  Utilize resources to research career descriptions, work environments, salaries, etc.
  • – can help you find out what your interests are, how they relate to the world of work, and what kinds of careers you might want to explore.
  • O-net – Occupational Information Network online.  Research occupations by keyword, skills, growth industry, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook – provides detailed information about hundreds of occupations. such as information about the nature of the work, typical working conditions, requirements for entry and opportunities for advancement, employment of salaried and self-employed workers, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information.
  • Candid Career – Candid Career offers career information and advice on getting hired through hundreds of video interviews sorted by industries, career titles and college majors. Students can learn from professionals what it is like to do their jobs and how they got into their field.
  • Career Concourse – Explore job requirements, earnings, and local opportunities. Browse career clusters that fit your background or interests. Data specific to Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties.
  • What Can I Do With This Major? – An online resource that connects majors to careers, describes the types of employers and industries that hire people with each major and what you need to be a more marketable candidate.
  • Job Seekers Salary Calculator  – by state, region, education, experience, and more. Offered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
  • PayScale Salary Survey – find out what your skills and experience are worth.
  • Cost of Living Comparison Calculator – if you’re planning to relocate.
Learn about the employment outlook and earning potential for different fields and locations through labor market data.
Review job boards such as for current job listings in your field of interest.  Learn what skills employers are looking for in candidates.
Test-drive your career and build a resume with a part-time job, internship, or volunteer work in your field.