Massive Open Online Courses, commonly known as MOOCs, are free courses designed for large numbers of students who attend lectures and interact online; assigned readings for the course are also freely available. Courses are often taught by faculty from established colleges and universities. Certificates of completion are sometimes offered, although credit is not. This article lists the most well-known MOOC providers.
Gateway to career information covering job market outlook, wages and employment trends, and occupational requirements.
Published by the Department of Labor, the fourth edition of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles provides updated descriptions of occupations with information about specific tasks and levels of education.
This comprehensive guide points to education sites, organizations, publications, lesson plans and other resources. Also includes information on test preparation.
Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences and U.S. Department of Education, ERIC provides free access to over 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles, books, conference papers, technical reports, and policy papers dating back to 1966.
This site provides links to school codes, PIN number application, FAFSA on the Web Worksheet and FAFSA application.
National Center for Education Statistics website provides statistical information on public and private schools, colleges and universities, and public libraries in the United States.
The New York State Library website provides links to job and career resources in New York's public libraries.
Provides licensure and certification requirements for specific professions as well as online application forms.
Interactive database for job exploration and identification of skills.
Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this current handbook describes training and education, job conditions, salaries, job outlook, and related occupations.