Loyola University Chicago

Career Development Center

Student Academic Services

Career Exploration

In addition to its many services and resources, the Career Development Center has identified a number of external websites that may be of help to you in your career planning or job search. The links below are just a sampling of what is available on the Internet.

Finding Your Major

Career Planning

  • 80,000 Hours - Provides career advice for people who want to have a social impact
  • Becomeopedia.com - Information about hundreds of careers
  • Best Colleges Career Planning - a one stop guide to understand more about different career pathways for a major
  • Bloomberg Businessweek - Global perspective, timely insights, and unique stories on business news, companies, economics, technology, government policy, worklife and more
  • BrainTrack - Career profiles, expert videos, student & workers "First Person Stories"
  • Buzzfile - Browse employers by major and discover potential employers across the USA
  • CareerZone - Explore careers related to your strengths, skills and talents
  • CityTownInfo - Career Stories - Collection of job descriptions, career stories and advice from hundreds of people working in real jobs to help you with your career decision
  • Department of Labor Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Inside Career Info - Candid career reports written by career insiders
  • Job Hunter's Bible - Official site for Richard Bolles and his book What Color is Your Parachute?
  • Learn How to Become - One-stop, comprehensive resource that guides individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path
  • MyNextMove - Interactive tool to explore career options
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor detailed descriptions of occupations
  • O*Net - U.S. Bureau of Labor's tool for career exploration and job analysis
  • Shoretel - How to prepare for a phone interview
  • The National Jurist Magazine - The latest in law school news, trends, rankings and study advice
  • Wetfeet - Personalized, insider answers that help you get your dream job