Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
Web Tools and Search Bar
The following web links will help you to acquire more relevant information as to what sort of career opportunities are available to you when choosing an academic major:
This site will provide specific information about careers including what the career entails, the education and training needed, the future outlook, and salaries.
This site will provide occupational information and allow the user to conduct a "skills search" to match-up with specific occupations.
This site has many useful resources including a Majors Database with "What Can I do With a Major In?". There are Career Databases and Self-Assessment Inventories.
This website features thousands of videos of people describing their jobs. Also includes job forecasts and career information.
On this site you will be able to obtain detailed information about specific jobs. Click on 'Occupational Information', go to 'Occupational Profile' and type in a specific job title, i.e. 'advertising sales agent'. Click on search and you will be asked to choose a state. Click on the appropriate state and continue. You will then be able to find out specific career information as well as salary information for the selected state and how it compares with the entire United States.
The information and websites are representative of typical career paths associated with each major and not a comprehensive list.
The websites listed are not maintained by the Career Services Office but are provided as a convenience to students.