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Career Resources

Here are some valuable resources around careers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook- provides a wealth of knowledge about different careers. Sponsored by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Provides information on average salaries, future job demand, education needed, work locations, personal qualities, similar occupations, and contacts for more information.

New York Department of Labor- provides valuable resources for youth who want to become employed in NY. Explains youth protection and labor laws in easy-to-understand terms.

New York State Career Zone- provides interactive help in creating a resume, cover letter, and determining careers that best fit your skills.

Soft Skills to Pay the Bills- provides information to youth on how to exhibit the soft skills employers are looking for. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor.

College Board- interactive search for different colleges. Provides tips on applying, financing your education, choosing majors/careers, and taking standardized tests.

Education Pays- The benefits of higher education for the individual and society.

New York Agriculture Youth Labor Laws

Career One Stop- provides search results for careers, salaries, education, and resumes/interviews. Sponsored by the US Department of Labor. ​

Youth Rules! Preparing the 21st Century Workforce - US DOL website provides labor laws for your state, youth worker tool kit, summer jobs, and everything you would need to know in order to work as a young person.