Researching Careers

Researching-Career

What jobs are in demand?
Which professions are in decline?
How much will your top career path choices pay?
Will you need more education, training, or certifications to accomplish your future career goals?

Match your interests, abilities and values to possible career options. You can search databases for information on occupations, college majors and future educational institutions. Learn about careers that are matched to you, your personal strengths and blind spots, and how you negotiate in your daily life, and a host of other useful information. 

Check out these websites to learn more about the job market, the salaries for different jobs, and skills and education needed for jobs you are researching. After you have begun the research make an appointment with a career counselor to help create your career plan. 

MASSCIS - Massachusetts Career Information System

  • Use this online system to research careers.  Click on” Occupations” or “Occupations Clusters” to get started learning about specific job descriptions, wages, educational preparation, employment and outlook and more.
  • Attend the Career Planning Workshop to learn more about how to use this online tool.

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