Career Resources

Here's a list of links to sites, articles, and videos for grads who are researching career options.  Like the Travel Resources page, my categorization here isn't super rigorous.  Click around and I'm sure you'll find something interesting.

Career Related Books for Grads and Young Adults:
What Should I Do With My Life?
Young Persons Occupational Outlook Handbook
What Color Is Your Parachute For Teens
The Career Chronicles

Career Related Charts:
Most and Least Meaningful Jobs list (454 jobs with salaries and more)
820 occupations and their wages 2013 - US Bureau of Labour Statistics.  Once on the page, click on the image to enlarge

Videos for Grads and Young Adults:
J.K. Rowling's commencement address to Harvard's class of 2008
Steve Jobs' commencement address to Stanford's class of 2005
Oprah's commencement address to Stanford's class of 2008
Ben Carpenter on How to Choose a Career

Career Related Articles for Grads and Young Adults:
What Do I Do? Depends on What Week It Is By Lisa Belkin
What College Degrees Are Really Worth By Gregory Ferenstein

Career Links for Grads and Young Adults: Geared towards young people trying to get started or find their career Sean Aiken worked one (different) job a week for a whole year to try and figure
out what to do with his life.... Career advice from experts in the field you are interested in
The Escape Artist if you are interested working overseas
The Care Taker house-sitting and care taking opportunities and information
Back Door Jobs short term job adventures at home and abroad job site
Quintessential Careers lots of resources here to help you find your career
The Rockport Institute for Young Adults
Career Vision job site with career resources job site with 'take home pay' calculator. social networking for your career

Career Planning and Self Assessment Resources:
The Personality Desk
Keirsey Temperament Site - get a MAPP assessment - Myers-Briggs assessment - general website for grad job/career search - entry level job site for college grads - online career exploration and job analysis - a biblical perspective on career guidance

College Career Service Websites: