Occupational Description links

Alberta Learning Information ServiceCanadian site icon

Occupational descriptions by industry, title, and National Occupational Classification. Also includes career video clips.

Career DiscoveryCanadian site icon

This site features a searchable collection of occupational profiles. Some of the profiles even offer the opportunity to send your questions to the professional.

Career & Internship Search on the Princeton Review

This USA based site allows to search through career information including a day in the life, quality of life, past and present, facts and figures. Also useful for finding internships (in the USA).

Career Options for WomenCanadian site icon

A collection of profiles of women working in positions typically held by men. Mainly targeted for younger audiences, the site is still useful for the breadth of careers featured.

Career Overview

For each career, we provide a job description and review that describes work activities and environment, training and career education requirements, personal qualifications required for success, earning potential, as well as job outlook and employement projections through the end of this decade.

Environmental Science

EnvironmentalScience.org's mission is to be the most reliable and expansive advocate for environmental science education and careers.

Exploring Occupations - University of ManitobaCanadian site icon

Field and job descriptions - links to many key sites by occupation.

National Occupational Classification 2006Canadian site icon

This site contains the classification structure and descriptions of 520 occupational unit groups and includes over 30,000 occupational titles.

Ontario WorkinfoNet (OnWIN)Canadian site icon

Find province specific sites that contain a variety of career information.

SchoolFinder.com - Career IndexGold star iconCanadian site icon

A searchable database of career information including position duties, demographics, requirements, employers, salary and outlook.

The Vault

The Vault has a wide variety of insider company information, advice, and career profiles and more. Geared toward job seekers in the corporate sector (USA).

Vector OnlineCanadian site icon

View videos online of professionals doing their jobs and answering interview questions. Also contains a valuable link collection.

Wetfeet.ComGold star icon
Comprehensive insider profiles on companies, up-to-date info on careers, and industries. WetFeet also offers job seekers expert advice, newsletters, salary benchmarking tools, and discussion boards on everything from negotiating a raise to writing better cover letters.