Here are some great sites to help you learn more about different careers. These sites include in-depth information on occupations including common work activities, skills used, salary and job outlook data and needed educational preparation.
MassHire Career Information System: https://portal.ma.cis360.org/
Select "User Login" and fill in these credentials:
- username: massbaycc
- password: massbaycc
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh
Learn How to Become: www.learnhowtobecome.org
O*NET Online: www.onetonline.org
These videos provide more information about different careers from people working in the field. Look up the career you are interested in to hear a first-hand perspective.
CareerOneStop Videos: www.careeronestop.org
Want to explore careers in your major?
This website provides a good overview of careers in many majors: What Can I Do With This Major
Additionally, below we have listed career resources by areas of interest. Click on your major (or the one you are considering) to learn more.
So you want to be an Automotive Technician?
- Toyota Careers — This site has a list of careers/jobs in many Toyota dealerships. It also has information about the application process as well as benefits that Toyota offers.
- BMW Careers — This site has jobs for students interested in working with BMW.
- Chrysler Careers — This site has information on Chrysler related jobs.
- Lexus Careers — This site has information on what it is like to work at a Lexus dealer and it has posted career opportunities.
- General Motors Careers — This site is geared towards students interested in working with General Motors. It includes information on why it is a great business to work with, too.
- Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics — This site includes information on pay, work environment, the job outlook and more about automotive technicians/mechanics.
- Dealerships Across Massachusetts – This site has many up to date jobs in many types of dealerships across MA.
Professional Associations and Organizations
- Automotive Service Association
- Auto Care Association (ACA) provides advocacy for car care because they believe drivers should have the right to choose who takes care of their vehicle. They also provide car parts that are built to be better and keep the driver and passengers safe.
- National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) advocates for dealers and does legislative work. The website also has up to date automotive related news/articles.
- Auto Alliance advocates for safer cars as well as better cars for the environment. They provide up to date automotive related news/articles as well.
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