Career & Employment Links

Student Support & Resources
StartHereCareers.comStart Here Careers is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Every Chance Every Texan has today's resources for tomorrow's Texas workforce.  Includes information on top jobs, planning strategies, savings plans, scholarship & aid and Texas schools.

The College Cost Calculator helps you to see how much college will cost by the time you enroll, using either actual or average costs.  
NextOps Empowers America's Veterans.
60x30TX Career Readiness Guide Book is a great resource from the Texas Education Coordinating Board
Career Exploration
The Occupational Information Network(O*NET) is the nation's primary source of occupational information. O*NET OnLine provides an interactive application for exploring occupations as well as assessment instruments for students looking to find or change careers.  Sponsored by the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration.


Career One Stop helps you to explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, plan a job search, write resumes and more.  Sponsored by US Department of Labor.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Profiles cover hundreds of occupations and describe what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay, and more.  Sponsored by US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What Can I do with this Major? (University of Wyoming) Click on majors to see outlines of common career areas, employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options.

My Skills My Future helps you match your occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations.

Labor Market & Career Informationprovides useful and reliable information about careers, educational training options and jobs.

Reality Check Texas: Don't know how much money you will need to earn in the future?  Don't know which occupation to choose?  No problem!  Information on selecting the right career for your spending needs.

Texas Workforce Commission is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

The Job Accomodation Network is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accomodations and disability employment issues. is a resource for students and job seekers looking for in-depth career information and guidance.


Affordable Colleges Foundationis an organization dedicated to providing free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families, recently published research on all the Not-For-Profit universities and colleges in Texas that offer online college programs



Job Searching



Work In Texas: Comprehensive online job search resource and matching system developed and maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission.


USA Jobs: US Government's official program for Federal jobs and employment information.

Since 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has been a leading resource for employment information. The NACE Salary Calculator Center is a salary survey data resource designed to save you time and money, and provide you with reliable and proven results- in minutes!