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Career Exploration

Career Lesson Walk-through
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Youth Volunteer Guidebook – The Youth Volunteer Guidebook is distributed by Volunteer New York, a regional volunteer referral center for New York State, which provides service opportunities in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, and Orange Counties.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook – The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an online career guidance resource that provides information on hundreds of occupations in the United States. Updated every 2 years by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook allows students to explore different aspects of occupations by clicking on the following tabs:

  • What workers do on the job
  • Work environment
  • Education, training, and other qualifications needed to enter the occupation
  • Pay
  • Projected employment change and job prospects from 2012 to 2022
  • Similar occupations
  • Contacts for more information