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Careers & Labor Statistic Information from the state of Illinois

What are the job outlooks for my career?

Illinois Department of Employment Security  offers much insight into careers, jobs, labor statistics, etc.  To learn more about any of this, click on the link below:    http://www.ides.illinois.gov read more

Occupational Outlook Handbook

From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Occupation Outlook Handbook is extremely helpful in finding statistics about particular careers, jobs, etc.  Spend some time looking up certain careers to see if there is a demand for the career and what the beginning . . . read more

Study Fashion Design and Merchandising at Illinois State University

What does ISU have to offer?

Tailor your passion for fashion!  Study Fashion Design  & Merchandising leading to a bachelor's degree in the field.  ISU offers a state-of-the-art design studio & textile lab.  There is a student-run . . . read more


STEM careers!

Engineering careers are very popular and lucrative.  If you think you want to pursue an engineering degree, you need to start NOW.  There are several types of engineering.  But they all require heavy math and science.  So . . . read more


Moving products from start to finish

CAREERS IN LOGISTICS This article from Link Magazine ( http://linkforcounselors.com ) explains the supply chain that is necessary today.  There are MANY job opportunities throughout the supply chain.  The Dept of . . . read more


What careers relate to my favorite subject?

Have you every wondered what career you could go into that directly relates to your favorite subject in school?  The attached link takes you to an article that lists many occupations and/or careers under academic subjects. . . . read more

Programs of Study at Du Quoin High School linked with John A. Logan College

What courses should I take at DHS for my career area?

A program of study is a structured sequence of academic and career and technical education courses that lead to a postsecondary-level credential (United States Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, 2010). . . . read more

Food Service Specialist

Coast Guard offers free training!

For students interested in culinary careers & all things food, the Coast Guard is offering world-class training & promising careers as Food Service Specialists . Any student wishing to become an FS will undergo their ACE . . . read more

American Institute of CPAs

How can I learn more about being a CPA?

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)! Welcome to the world of Start Here, Go Places brought to you by the AICPA.  This student site is packed with info about what it takes to be a CPA & what students can do now to . . . read more

Bowling Industry Management & Technology

A career in bowling management!

Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana offers a one-of-a-kind two-year associate's degree in Bowling Industry Management & Technology .  This degree studies the business & technical sides of operating a bowling . . . read more

Farrier Science degree!


Mesalands Community College in Tucumcari, New Mexico offers a degree in Farrier Science .  According to one instructor, "There's always a demand for farriers because a machine can't replace us."  There's . . . read more

Horticultural degree in Citrus Studies

Where can I major in Citrus Studies?

Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida offers a Citrus Studies degree.  Orange groves abound on the campus of the nation's only college where a student can earn a bachelor's degree in citrus.  This major is . . . read more

Music Major in Bagpipes!

A major in Bagpipes????

Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  offers a music major in bagpipes!  Since 1990 when the university became the first in the nation to offer the four-year bachelor of fine arts degree in bagpipe performance, . . . read more

Puppetry Degrees???

I never thought of a degree in Puppetry!

University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn offers puppetry degrees, including master's degrees.  Puppetry is an international art form so they have students from all over the world.  Puppeteer grads are in demand, . . . read more

Adventure Sports Management Career

Sounds like a fun career!

Garrett College in McHenry, Maryland offers a two-year Associates in Applied Science degree in Adventure Sports Management .  The program is designed to meet the needs of the extreme sports industry .  Students combine . . . read more

Aviation Careers

Is aviation the career for you?

http://planeandpilotmag.com   Ever wanted to learn about a career in aviation?  The Guidance office has a copy of the  Learn to Fly & Aviation Careers  magazine from the Editors of PLANE&PILOT .  In . . . read more

Cybersecurity Careers

A hot & growing career area!

Cybersecurity Careers   Here is an article on Cybersecurity Careers by Joseph Giordano of Utica College.  Great article.  I found this article in the LINK for Counselors magazine (linkforcounselors.com). . . . read more

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