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Resources

There are numerous career related links that may prove helpful. The following reflect only a few of the many possibilities. While we cannot guarantee all of the information here is accurate and up to date, we do believe what we have listed represent credible sources.

Apprenticeships

Michigan Jobs & Career Portal

Career Clusters

Career Pathways in College programs

National Career Clusters - Sample clusters & career plan of study

Career Interest Surveys

Most common career tests administered at GRCC

Colleges, Universities, Schools & Training

Michigan Colleges & Universities

U.S. Universities & Community Colleges

College View - Hundreds of virtual tours of colleges available while using this high - quality site.

College Toolkit - A one - stop resource for students regarding life after high school.

Christian College Mentor - A site based around Christian colleges offering a wide range of information on majors, careers, financial aid, and more.

HBCU Mentor - This site and database has all kinds of information available to those interested in historically black colleges and universities.

Education & Schools

Michigan Proprietary Schools

Monster/College

Comprehensive Career Planning and Development

Pure Michigan Talent Search

Job Hunters's Bible - Site of Richard Bolles, author of "What Color Is Your Parachute?"

Job Star

Nextsteps - Provides a nice career planning model with colorful graphics; resume tips w/samples; attitude quiz; publishes a career magazine and provides links to career tests.

College Grad

US News

Career Information - Created by the publishers of the Wall Street Journal; primarily for those interested in business; features salaries & profiles; career columnists; on - line career counseling; post - a - job; start a business; job hunting archive, etc.

Career Magazine - Publishes career magazine and offers job openings; relocation tips, etc.

Personaliy Type

America Career Infonet - Provides occupational information on employers; general outlook; wages; career exploration; etc.

Riley Guide - The Riley Guide introduces you to the online job search, listing many online sites and services that are useful for your job search.

Quintessential Careers - Need some professional help or advice to further your career? You'll find it here!

Michigan License Occupations

Cover Letters and Resumes

America's Career Infonet - This site has topics including resume & cover letter advice, tips on effective networking & salary negotiation techniques

College Grad - A great way to get started, this site offers advice on college - entry resumes.

Differently Abled

GRCC's Disability Support Services

Careers on - line at University of Minnesota - This is an extensive list of employment resources on - line for people with disabilities.

Health Careers

Michigan Health Opportunities

Health Careers

Michigan Health Council

Internships

Michigan Jobs & Career Portal

Rising Star

Interviewing

The Riley Guide

America's Career InfoNet

Interview Questions

Job Search

GRCC's Student Employment Services

Job Choices Magazines

50 Best Places to Work

Reviews for Most Popular Companies

MiLive Job

Michigan's Career Portal

America's Job Bank - U.S. Labor Dept. Job Listing, nationwide

America's Service Locator - connects people to local offices providing employment and traning services. It provides maps and driving directions to the nearest One - Stop Career Center. ASL has information on more than 20,000 local resources and offices

Indeed - one search...all jobs....put in a job title.....search by city, state and/or zip code

Inside Jobs

Backdoor Jobs

Coping With Job Loss

Layoff Help

Military

Careers in the Military - information base on different branches of the military and the jobs contained within them, including some you might have never thought of

ACE Military Guide

Occupational Exploring

Michigan Labor Market - To find information about an occupation of interest
A - Z - Includes Michigan salary ranges, outlook, etc.

Career Cruising - Provides a helpful array of occupational information for hundreds of jobs...Includes what a typical day might look like; what skills are used and to what degree; interviews of actual job holder, etc... Provides both National & Michigan salary ranges, etc. Call 616/234 - 3890 for username & password.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013 - 2014 - To find information about an occupation of interest A - Z

O'Net On - line - Browse by Job Family or High Growth Industry

American's Career InfoNet - Job oportunities; Non - Profit; Military; Volunteer, etc.

Career/Occupational Videos - Videos available for online viewing via America's Career InfoNet

Older Adult

How you Earn Credits - this site deals with information about benefits, advice about how and when to retire and other useful tibits related to Social Security and retirement

GRCC's Older Learner Center - information available for 55 and older

Professional Organizations

National Career Development Association - National Career Development guidelines, career decision - making, etc.

Professional Organizations - Associations related to selected career areas

America's Career Resource Network

Relocation

Learn Overseas - a site dedicated to helping students find opportunities to study abroad

Newslink - more than 3,400 U.S. newspapers and hundreds of non - U.S. papers online

Realtor.Com - useful site for information regarding moving to a town or city you've been exploring

Starting a Business

Starting a Small Business in Michigan

How To Start a Business

Salary & Wages

The Salary Calculator - allows you to compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and even international cities

 

Company Salaries 

Data Masters

Salary Expert

Salary.com

Scholarships

College Connection Scholarships - a financial aid resource center that offers you the ability to search a list for scholarships

Hispanic College Fund, Inc. - a organization which targets its scholarships to eligible Hispanic students who wished to pursue a higher education in business

Skills

SKills Profiler

O'NET Skills Search

Volunteering

GRCC Service Learning

United Way Heart of West MI

Volunteer Match

Peace Corps

Habitat for Humanity

Choosing a Major

What Can I Do With This Major?

University of Manitoba

College Board

Rutgers University Handouts - Profiles that summarizes majors and lists related occupations, typical employers, and examples of jobs