Career Exploration

Art CareersFind resources about art careers, scholarships and grants.

Career PreparationLearn about career preparation, employer services, finding a job, labor market information and more at Michigan Department of Career Development. 

Career BuilderVisit Career Builder to search for jobs by company, industry or international jobs; set up a job alert to receive job postings via email; or post a resume that showcases multiple skills with up to five resumes.

Career CruisingCareer Cruising is a complete career guidance system that will assist you in finding careers that match your interests, exploring hundreds of careers, searching for schools and financial aid, and building your career portfolio.

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Wage and Employment TrendsFind wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, state-by-state labor market conditions, millions of employer contacts nationwide and the most extensive career resource library online.

Michigan Career PortalMichigan Career Portal provides reports on more than 400 occupations listed in alphabetical order and contains information about job duties, salary or wages, education or training requirements, employment outlook, career ladder, related occupations and more.

College BoardCollege Board can assist you in finding useful information about your academic, college, and career options. Search for information on careers and occupations by using keywords, browsing by career category, or career information by industry at Also, get a free career analysis by using the MAPP (Motivational Appraisal of Personal Potential). This career analysis will show you the top 11 to 20 jobs with your greatest potential for success, including five free job matches.

Occupational InformationO*Net Online is a national source of occupational information. Search for occupations using keywords, browsing job families, high growth industries, or disciplines. Learn about the day-to-day aspects of a job and the qualifications and interests of a typical worker. Job accommodations information is available for people with health problems or disabilities.

Occupational OutlookThe Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information designed by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Career Advisor Amy Zdanowski
Director of Apprenticeships & Workforce Training Harmony Battreall