Links to descriptions on careers in addition to links on college majors, degrees and financial aid.
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2013
An Informational Interview is a meeting with someone who works in the career field in which you are interested. The purpose is not to obtain a job but to ask questions and learn as much as possible about the nature of the work. Source: Career Development for Health Professionals by L. Haroun.
These sites offer some good descriptions of various health careers.
- Explore Health Careers
Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers.
- Florida Health Careers
Produced by the Florida Area Health Education (AHEC) Network to help people explore health-care career possibilities and to provide career-guidance reference tools
(will soon need to be removed if they don't update -- 2009 -- nice and clear, but now dated)
- Health Careers Directory
Describes approximately 82 careers in the health care industry.
American Medical Association
Building your health care career : a guide for students / Janice Waddell, Gail J. Donner, Mary M. Wheeler
Call Number: W 21 .W116 2009
Career development for health professionals : success in school & on the job / Lee Haroun
Call Number: W 21 .H292 2011
Do what you are : discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type
Call Number: BF 698.9 .O3 T54 2007
The Christian's career journey : finding the job God designed for you
Call Number: BV 4740 .W45 2008
Top 100 health-care careers : your complete guidebook to training and jobs in allied health, nursing, medicine, and more / Saul Wischnitzer and Edith Wischnitzer.
Call Number: W 21 .W811 2010 REFERENCE
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013
Call Number: HF 5383 .B56 2013
Publication Date: 2012-08-14
Career information compiled by the US Dept of Labor or other career organizations. Several sites describe all types of careers or interview someone "doing" that job/career.