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"Dreaming My Future" Research Project

Documents for Career Research Project


Use this website to complete the "Matching Your Skills and Interests" worksheet that will help you brainstorm which occupations and careers you would like to explore for this project.

Online Resources

Explore answers to the question "What do you want to do for a living?"  Features a summary of the knowledge, skills, abilities, personality, technology and education requirements of over 900 careers. At the bottom of each webpage, it includes a link to the correct citation for each page.

Learn about the work activities, pay and education needed for over 800 careers.  You can focus your search to feature the occupation information in a specific state.  Also includes a Salary Finder tool that highlights the occupation's salary (yearly and hourly wage) in a specific state or zip code.

Published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this resource profiles the aspects of hundreds of careers.  It includes information about each career's work environment, education and training, pay, job prospects from 2012-2022 and more. Includes Student Resources for middle school students. At the bottom of each article from the handbook, it includes a link to the correct citation for each page.