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Whether you’re looking for a rewarding career or just a way to pay the bills, we’ve got the tools, tips and resources to help you find (and score) that dream job.

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A field of study is a branch of knowledge. Within each branch is a grouping of college majors. Search by field of study to see what majors correspond with different careers.

Industry is a general term used to describe a branch of study, trade or commercial business. Within each branch is a grouping of jobs. Search by industry to see what jobs fall in your career field of interest.

Within every career field there are different types of work. However, not everyone finds the same type of work attractive. Choose a type of work that plays to your strengths and that you enjoy – this will help you do your best work.

Working with Information

These careers frequently involve developing, managing, recording, evaluating and/or organizing information or data. They often involve creative thinking and problem solving - as well as communicating with supervisors, peers, or subordinates.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Industrial Engineers, ...
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Working with People

These careers frequently involve guiding, coaching, training, leading and/or evaluating people - as well as managing, developing and coordinating teams of people. They often involve establishing interpersonal relationships, resolving conflicts and scheduling work.

Retail Salespersons, Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, General and Operations Managers, ...
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Working with Things

These careers frequently involve inspecting, maintaining, repairing and/or controlling equipment, structures or materials. They often involve handling or moving objects and operating vehicles or devices - as well as performing general physical activities.

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, Maintenance and Repair Workers, General, ...
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When choosing a career, you want to find a job that fits your personality type. Search by career trait to find a job that complements your personal interests and demeanor.

Realistic Careers

Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners, Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers, ...
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Investigative Careers

Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

Registered Nurses, Lawyers, Management Analysts, ...
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Artistic Careers

Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education, Childcare Workers, Teacher Assistants, ...
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Social Careers

Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

Retail Salespersons, Office Clerks, General, Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, ...
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Enterprising Careers

Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Retail Salespersons, Cashiers, Office Clerks, General, ...
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Conventional Careers

Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Cashiers, Office Clerks, General, Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food, ...
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