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Resources and Links

O*NET Online

This site was created to provide broad access to the O*NET (Occupational Information Network) database of occupational information, which includes information on skills, abilities, work activities, and interests associated with over 950 occupations.
http://www.onetonline.org/

The Occupational Outlook Handbook

The OOH is one of the most quoted and cited career information guides available. It is a career reference that describes the job duties, working conditions, education and training requirements, earnings levels, current employment levels, projected employment change, and employment prospects for hundreds of occupations.
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

CareerOneStop.org: Salaries and Benefits Information

All users will appreciate the easy-to-find and easy-to-understand wage and salary information found here. Try the “For Occupations” search to quickly find national-level wage data for hundreds of occupations, data which can then be focused on a specific state or metropolitan region.
http://www.careeronestop.org/SalariesBenefits/SalariesBenefits.aspx

Salary.com

This site offers users free access to more than just salary data. Salary.com gives users information on total compensation, not only what is in the paycheck but also the benefits and perquisites received on the job.
http://www.salary.com/

Peterson's

This well-known publisher of guides to colleges provides this free searchable resource for information on a variety of training and education programs, including undergraduate and graduate programs, professional schools, and distance education programs.
http://www.petersons.com/

From Best Colleges

These resources created specifically for students, their families, and educators to help them understand the online education landscape as well as breaking down and assessing the top online programs across the United States.
www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/

From a research study by the team at Reviews.com

"There’s no denying that the way we look for jobs has changed dramatically. That’s why our team paired up with career service experts and software engineers to determine which sites had the freshest, most frequent, and relevant postings to help those looking have the most productive search. Ultimately, we summarized our findings in a guide..."
http://www.reviews.com/job-sites/

From Outside Scholarships

Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Programs
Green Home Improvement Scholarship
ENTELEC's Wayne V. Black Scholarship
VFW Auxiliary's Young American Patriotic Art Contest
Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund
Diabetes Scholars Foundation