Youth Resources from the Department of Labor
What are your career plans? Are you finalizing plans or just beginning? There are a variety of resources available specifically for you.
Find occupations that are in demand in high growth industries. This Web site provides information regarding the skills and education required for these occupations, and helps you find education and other opportunities to advance in a career path toward a brighter future. The Web site is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.
Read about young professionals who have chosen careers in some of today's fastest growth industries. The magazine provides students as well as guidance counselors, parents and teachers with interesting and relevant information about career opportunities, education and the skills needed for various jobs in high growth industries.
Watch people at work in nearly 550 occupations. The CareerOneStop Web site also features videos for the 16 occupational clusters recognized by the Department of Education and career videos in Spanish.
BLS Kid's Page: Career Information for Kids
Offers introductory career information for students in Grades 4-8.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Make informed decisions about your future work life. The handbook assists you by describing the training and education requirements, earnings, expected job prospects, on the job tasks, and working conditions for over 800 occupations.
Career Guide to Industries
Find the training and advancement needs, earnings, expected job prospects, and working conditions from an industry perspective. This guide is a companion to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Make a winning plan for your future with education and career exploration tools on the CareerOneStop Web site.
Explore occupational knowledge and skill requirements to see how they match your interests and abilities.
O*NET Career Exploration Tools
Consider and plan your career options, preparation, and transitions more effectively. The self-directed career assessment tools available from the O*NET Resource Center will help you identify your work-related interests, what you consider important on the job and allow you to assess your abilities in order to explore those occupations that relate most closely to those attributes.
Provides quick access to information about Federal and State labor laws that apply to young workers.
Offers safety and health information that is relevant for teen workers.
Helping America's Youth
Raises awareness about the challenges facing youth and motivates caring adults to connect with youth in three key areas: family, school, and community.
Explore, learn, and have fun on the official kid’s portal for the U.S. government. Locate links to government and other kid-friendly Web sites grouped by age and subject.