Ferguson's Career Interest Assessment at http://bloomington.libproxy.ivytech.edu/login?url=http://fcg.infobase.com.bloomington.libproxy.ivytech.edu/recordurl.asp?aid=17603&id=1057 (from Facts on File) - Discover the occupations and industries that best target your personal interests.
O*NET Interest Profiler at http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip" id="anch_228 - Take this quick, online assessment of your career interests to help identify your work-related interests, and find the types of careers that match them.
Your Free Career Test at http://www.yourfreecareertest.com - Assess your career interests and skills; identify related classes and subjects to focus on in high school and early college.
When I Grow Up at https://dlr.sd.gov/lmic/pdfs_and_other_files/cwonders_interest_survey.pdf - A printable career interest assessment; suitable for younger students.
These subscription databases offer information on careers, wages, job search skills, and more:
These free websites offer a wealth of information on various careers:
Indiana Career Resources
These reference books are available at the Ivy Tech Bloomington Library:
The Indiana INTERNnet is "an internship-matching program linking employers, students, high schools, colleges and universities by providing both high-tech and high-touch support. It is a powerful high-tech Web-based search, matching and reporting system coupled with 'high touch' personal assistance, a toll-free hotline to answer questions and provide internship guidance, resource materials, creating or expanding high quality internship opportunities within the state."
Participation is free, but registration is required. Passwords may take up to two weeks to arrive.
Summer White House Internship Program -- Provides a unique opportunity for students with an interest in public service to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and engage them in public service opportunities. A complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters of recommendation.
Crane Army Ammunition Activity / Dept of the Army Recent Graduates Program -- Affords developmental experiences in the Department of Army intended to promote possible careers in the civil service to individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants are placed in a dynamic, developmental program with the potential to lead to a civil service career in the Federal Government. After Program completion, Department of the Army Recent Graduates MAY be converted to a permanent position. Applicants are reminded that they MUST submit their transcripts with their application. This validates the candidates are "recent grads."
AmeriCorps -- Each year, more than 5 million individuals of all ages and backgrounds help meet local needs through a wide array of service opportunities through the Corporation for National and Community Service's core programs: AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and the Social Innovation Fund. These programs and others, such as the Volunteer Generation Fund, support projects in six priority areas: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families.