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Resources for information on health careers.

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This guide was created to help students in UNIV 101 (Freshmen Seminar for Undeclared Majors Interested in the Health Professions) find information regarding their prospective career and/or major.

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Health Careers Resources

MedlinePlus: Health Occupations - Health careers information from the National Library of Medicine.

American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Gateway to Associations Directory - Professional associations often provide career information. Use this directory by searching "Association name contains" and enter your prospective field, e.g. nursing, mental health, community health, etc.

ExploreHealthCareers.org - a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website that gives students (and educators) a reliable, comprehensive source of accurate, up-to-date information about the health professions, including information on health-related education and training programs, financial aid resources, and current issues in health care.

General Career Resources

United States Department of Labor

  • America's Career Info Net - Career information and labor market data, including career reports, employment and wage trends by state, metropolitan area, and county levels, and web-based tools.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook -General information on careers, including background information, required training and education, salary, and job propsects.
  • O*NET Online - Summary reports on specific professions, more specific than Occupational Outlook Handbook

State of California - Labor Market Information