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Health Careers (UNIV 101): Home

Resources for information on health careers.


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.

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 

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. - 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.