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Virginia Employment Resource Guide
Looking for a new job? Want to change careers? The Virginia Workforce Network can connect you to resources in your area to help you find a job, get training or help you identify the education you need to improve your career.

Bank of America Career Services Center at the University of Delaware
www.udel.edu/CSC/mrk.html
Links academic majors to career alternatives by providing tips on enhancing employability and listing employers in the field.

Career Magazine Resources
www.careermag.com/career-resources
Find industry information, job search links, tips for interviewing, and guides to build your portfolio according to a career goal.

CareerOneStop
www.careeronestop.org
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Provides both national and local resources as well as tools like a skills/interest profiler, tips for updating skills, networking ideas, and much more.

Career Resource Center
www.careers.org
Investigate online degrees and universities, jobs and occupations, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

College Grad Job Hunter
www.collegegrad.com
Links and advice for process of getting an entry level position—from exploring careers to negotiating salary.

JobsWeb
www.jobsweb.com
Career and job search advice. The online complement to the Job Choices publications.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
www.bls.gov/oco
Gives information on all aspects of hundreds of careers, including training and education needed, earnings, job prospects, job duties, work conditions, job search tips, and information about the job market in each state.

Occupational Information Network
www.onetonline.org
Search by occupations or skills, find education requirements, job characteristics and average salaries, and links to related job sites.

The Riley Guide: Exploring Career Options
www.rileyguide.com/careers.html
Resource list covering career and occupational guides, job prospects based on major, chossing a career path, changing careers, and planning and managing a career.

The Riley Guide: Internships, Apprenticeships, & Volunteer Opportunities
www.rileyguide.com/intern.html
Links to internships, fellowships, study/experience abroad, apprenticeships, the Jobs Corps, and volunteer opportunities.

USA.gov
www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Education-Training.shtml
Explore a career with the federal government.

WetFeet
www.wetfeet.com
Profiles of companies, careers, and industries and advice on several topics like networking and common resumé problems.

Career tools provided by monster.com
my.monster.com/Career-Managment/Landing.aspx  

Virginia Health Careers Manual
www.vhwda.org/images/VirginiaHealthCareers2012-15_original.pdf
The career information in this manual is arranged according to fields of study. If you have a particular interest, this "one-stop shopping" approach will help you learn about a variety of related career opportunities in one section.

Academic Info
www.academicinfo.net
Education Resources & Subject Guides since 1998.