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Careers and Jobs: Job Descriptions

Provides an overview of resources for career research including how to find job descriptions, identify employment trends, and locate company information.

Books

Websites

Career Onestop - Occupation Profiles - Occupation descriptions by state. Includes knowledge, skills, abilities, tasks, activities, education, and training.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Job summaries including representative duties and required education for hundreds of occupations.

Databases

PrepStep

PrepStep - Job and Career Accelerator - Explore Occupations - Occupation cards contain detailed information about specific occupations. View a description of this occupation along with educational and training requirements; the experience, skills, and abilities needed; salary information; job outlook; and more. (Note: You must create a free account to access this information.)