Career Information Links

Occupations and Industries

  • Career Information System: (CIS) Tips to navigating CIS
    • Occupation and industry descriptions, state and national wages and job outlook, occupations per programs of study, apprenticeships and more
    • User Name: Illinois Password: careers
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH):
    • Occupation descriptions, national wages and job outlook, education needed
    • O.O.H. en Español
  • Career Information Links on O*NET
    • Search for occupations by keyword, career cluster, industry, job zone (level of education needed), “Bright Careers” or other search features.
    • Read about the skills, knowledge and education level needed for an occupation, expected wages, and job outlook.
  • Career Cluster Videos
    • Short video overview of occupations per Career Cluster
    • Also available en Español (el texto en Ingles y el video en Español)
  • Career Information Books
    • in the MCC Library.  Find occupations related to a college major or within an industry, find career planning books.  Search by typing in “Vocational Guidance and (keyword).  See Sample Search and sample books.
  • Career Outlook
    • (formerly Occupational Outlook Quarterly) Read about occupations, especially unusual or emerging occupations, read about working in certain industries.
  • Career Information for Specific Populations
    • Military careers, civilian careers for military vets, career information for older workers, persons with disabilities, self-employment, work from home, and more.

Pick up access codes for Sigi3 and Vocational Biographies in the Counseling Department:

What Can I Do With This Major?

  • What Can I Do With This Major? – Print a handout showing an overview of career options for bachelor degree or higher majors listed.
  • Careers by Major – from Northern Illinois University Sample occupations for sample bachelor degree majors.
  • Major Resource Kit – from University of Delaware. Printable. Description of major, sample job titles and more for bachelor degree majors.
  • Career Information System – User Name: Illinois Password: careers; Education tab, includes sample occupations for majors with various degree and certificate levels.
  • Sigi3 – System of Interactive Guidance and Information – MCC students may pick up an Access Code in the Counseling A257. Search by, "Find occupations related to college Majors", or "Find occupations related to Interests."

Salary and Location Links

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