Connecting Majors to Careers
This link connects you to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook which provides an alphabetical listing of descriptions of occupations. It's a great resource for understanding the job description, skills, and education required for many positions, and it also contains helpful information about salaries.
Wondering how to connect a major to a career? Click on MAJORS of interest to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. Choose LINKS to find a list of websites that provide additional information.
This bulletin is intended primarily to provide users with information about Penn State's academic undergraduate degree programs, but it can also be helpful in selecting the right degree and career.
Career Internet Database (This is a career listing of hundreds of occupations.)
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Consult these listings for general salary surveys and profession-specific salary surveys.