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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Created by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook offers a detailed look at the projected market, the educational requirements, and general pay scale for a given job or career path.
Testing & Education Reference Center
Contains preparatory tests including entrance exams, certification and licensing tests, the GED (General Educational Development), and the GRE (Graduate Record Examination General Test). Also contains a variety of search options to help you find all the information you need on private high schools, distance education, two-year programs, undergraduate and graduate programs and executive education programs.
SFSC Career Center
Offers job postings, resume and cover letter assistance, as well as resources for exploring various careers.
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