Frequently Asked Questions
The Career Explorer allows you to easily identify different careers within specific industries or to find careers related to keywords. For example you can find all careers related to the Manufacturing industry or search for careers by keyword using a term like Warehouse.
By clicking on each career you can then learn more about what the career is, the skills and education typically required, average salary, and the outlook for job opportunities within a career. You can also find any potential job openings within your area.
The National Center for O*NET Development, as part of its efforts to keep up with the changing world of work, investigated the impact of green economy activities and technologies on occupational requirements and the development of New and Emerging (N&E) occupations.
Many careers have registered apprenticeship programs associated with them. With a Registered Apprenticeship program, you can earn a paycheck and get hands-on experience while building up your skills.
The National Center for O*NET Development has identified "Bright Outlook" occupations, where new job opportunities are likely in the next several years. Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will need large numbers of new job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.
When you click for a specific career, you can click the link "Find Jobs in Your Area" under the Job Outlook section. Our system will automatically search our database for job openings in your area based on that career.