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Understanding careers requires exploration, experience and knowledge. The world of work is continuously changing.  Exploring job market information is an important part of the career planning process.  Use the resources below to learn more about careers. 

Contact a Career Coach (link) to explore different careers or connect with content experts and industry professionals.

  • US Bureau of Labor and Statistics (Occupational Outlook Handbook) (link)
    The Occupational Handbook is a career resource providing information on the hundreds of occupations in the United States. Each occupational profile describes the typical duties performed, the work environment, the typical education and training needed to enter the occupation, the median pay for workers, and the job outlook over the coming decade for that occupation. 
  • Wisconomy (link)
    Your source for Wisconsin Economic and Labor Information.
  • MATC Graduate Report (link)
    MATC collects employment data on our graduates. Click below for the latest MATC graduate report 
  • O*Net Online (link) 
    Your tool for career exploration and job analysis!
    O*NET OnLine is created for the U.S. Department of Labor 
  • O*NET Profiler in Spanish (link) (Mi Proximo Paso)
    ¡Tu herramienta para explorar carreras y análisis de puestos!
    O*NET OnLine fue creado por el Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU.
  • My Next Move for Veterans (link)
    Are you a veteran looking for work? My Next Move for Veterans helps you find a civilian career similar to your military job.
  • CareerOneStop (link)
    A source for career exploration, training & jobs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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