O*NET is a good site for career exploration. Here you can look up occupations and get detailed information about it, including: average salary, education and training requirements, and a description of job duties.
California CareerZone offers free web-based career information and provides self-assessment tools, occupational descriptions including skills and required training, labor market information, and occupational videos.
Job Shadow is a website that offers tools and information about having a successful job shadowing experience.
The Employment Development Department
The Employment Development Department offers information and services for job seekers including a link to local One-Stop centers for resume help and employment training information.
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
This website offers a link to a listing (alphabetical and regional) of community colleges located throughout California.
This website will help you locate your local public library's, which offer a wealth of career-related information, including job hunting books, publications about specific companies, and a staff trained to help you conduct research on any topic.
LaborMarketInfo provides links in career information, occupational profiles, the economy, the local area economic profile, and much more.
Job Outlook for California Community College Occupational Education Programs
This site provides statewide and local area occupational projections for California Community College Programs.
Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department has a list of links to the occupational guides for Entry-Level Careers.
WorkSmart is designed to help an individual prepare for and find a new job. There are four main topic areas that link for more information: Getting Job Ready, Job Titles, How to Find A Job, and Tips for Success.
California Occupational Guides
Enter the industry title for a list of occupations employed by the industry OR enter the occupational title to list industries that hire that occupation.
Questions on job related licenses, certifications, fees and more can be answered using the "Licensed Occupations" list provided in the American InfoNet (www.acinet.org) Career Tools section.
The Career Guide to Industries
The Career Guide to Industries provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information. The Career Guide to Industries is a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which provides information on careers from an occupational perspective.
Career One Stop
This website connects users to relevant links, resources, and community services offered over the internet.
One-Stop Career Centers
Is a part of the JobBank info where information can be found on local One-Stop Career Centers.
Job Hunters Bible
This site is designed as a supplement to Dick Bolles' Book, The 2009 edition of What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunter and Career Changers, published by and available for Ten Speed Press. This site will be particularly helpful if used along with that book.