Jobs & Careers

Career Discovery


  • Career One Stop - Explore different careers, find out the salary range, what education and training is needed, and more.
  • CareerSource Pinellas - Information on careers and jobs for Pinellas county residents including tools and resources.
  • O*Net Online - Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Find education requirements, earnings, and working conditions information for a variety of careers sorted by industry.
  • Public Health Careers - Learn about different areas of public health employment, education, specializations, how to get started, as well as funding and internship opportunities.
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Statistics for employment and unemployment, pay and benefits, inflation and prices, productivity, and more.

Job Search Preparation


  • Avoiding Online Job Scams - A guide for avoiding scams in online job postings. Highly recommended reading before beginning your online job search.
  • CareerIgniter - Create a resume, cover letter, and take online career tests.
  • Glassdoor - Contains job listings as well as information on over 300,000 companies across 150+ different industries, including employee reviews, salary information, and interview information.
  • Sample Resumes - Examples of resumes for different professions and types of work.

Job Listings


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  • Career Builder - Find jobs by category and location as well as post a resume for employers to find.
  • Craigslist Tampa Bay - Discover job postings in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Employ Florida - Find Florida job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more.
  • Government Jobs - Search for government jobs by keyword, category, and location.
  • Job Bank USA - Search for job listings across the nation, along with career guides and resume writing assistance.
  • Indeed - Search thousands of job postings by location, category, and more.
  • Monster - Search for jobs by company, industry, or location as well as create resumes and cover letters.
  • Neuvoo - Aggregates jobs from employers' websites in order for candidates to find jobs available in their preferred regions.
  • People First Florida - Search for jobs with the State of Florida by region or county.
  • Snag a Job - Search thousands of job postings primarily aimed at hourly workers.
  • USA Jobs - Search for jobs with the federal government.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • FAFSA - Electronically submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.
  • FastWeb - A resource to find scholarships, search for colleges, and get career advice.
  • Federal Student Aid - Information on types of student aid available, how to qualify, how to apply, and how to manage your loans.
  • FinAid! - Search for scholarships to match one to your profile, and get information about student loans.

Homework Help


  • A Research Guide for Students - Writing guides and literature guides for select works.
  • The Beehive - Activities and practice for K-12 students for math, science, English, social studies, and more.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab - Resources on how to conduct and write research papers as well as how to cite using APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual.
  • Purplemath - A variety of free beginning, intermediate, and advanced algebra lessons.

School Selection


Colleges & Universities


  • American Universities - An alphabetical list of universities with hyperlinks to their respective websites.
  • CollegeBoard - Resources to find colleges, prepare for testing, learn about financial aid, and create a college plan.
  • College Navigator - Search by location, major, degree type, and institution type to find the college that is right for you.
  • Florida Colleges and Universities - Resources relating to colleges and universities in the state of Florida, including links to school websites.
  • Peterson's - Search for colleges, graduate schools, and find many other resources including test preparation, financial aid, scholarships, and more.
  • Virtual Campus Tours - Provides links to online tours of schools and information the types of degrees offered.

K-12


  • Great Schools - Search for schools nationally to find information including performance data and reviews from parents and students.
  • Pinellas County Schools - Information on schools, school zones, reports, and more in Pinellas county.

Test Preparation


  • Educational Testing Service - Links to official test sites for SAT, GRE, ACT, AP, CLEP, TOEFL, and more.
  • FCAT Explorer - Learn more about the FCAT including a guide for parents and family.
  • Free Test Prep - Practice testing material for the ACT, GED, and SAT.
  • Master's Programs Exam Prep - Exam preparation for GRE, GMAT, LAST, and more. This site also contains information about various masters programs, their requirements, and what to expect.

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