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Learn About Careers

These web sites present different strategies that you can use to gather information about occupational fields in order to make informed decisions.

  • Department of Labor Career Guide to Industries - Provides information on available careers by industry, including the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information.
  • Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook - A searchable guide that describes what workers do on the job, the working conditions, the training and education needed, salaries, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
  • NACE Occupational Salary Calculator Center - For nearly forty years, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has been the trusted source for employers' salary data.
  • O*Net - Search for occupations based on your skills or simply explore different occupations based on different features.

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Contact Info

Career Services
B008 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2127
Phone: 541-737-4085 Fax: 541-737-0532

Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm

Drop-In Hours (resume, cover letter, Beaver Careers): M-Th, 1pm-4pm

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