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ENG 102: English Composition II (Ms. McHenry): Explore different kinds of jobs

A modification of the English COMP II guide, this guide has been tailored specifically for Linda McHenry's students to account for specific assignments. Additionally, this guide includes research tips and resources for Composition II students. Recommende

Info About Different Types of Jobs

        Not sure what kind of job you would like?  Use the sites on this page to explore. You can find job descriptions, how much education is required, working conditions, average salary, growth outlook, etc.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site provides information on hundreds of jobs, and gives

  • level of education required
  • average pay
  • working environment
  • expected number of new positions this year
  • availability of on-the-job training

Search by type of job by clicking "Occupation Finder", or use "Select Occupations By" to discover a job that fits your level of education, desired pay, and experience.  You can also find detailed information on state, county and local job markets, unemployment rates, and much more by clicking "Subject Areas", (then links under Employment) in the blue bar across the top of the page.

O*Net Online

O*Net Online:  "Use this interactive database to explore occupations, identify your current job skills (and get a list of occupations that match your identified skills), discover related occupations, and get a snapshot of the skills and knowledge required."

Kansas Job Training

Kansas Career Navigator:  Search a wide range of careers and find out which schools in Kansas offer programs for that career.

Kansas Learning Express Library