Miscellaneous College / University Information

Career/Personality Exploration

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Revised every two years, the handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
 
University of Missouri Career Center 
This Career Interests Game is designed to help you match your interests and skills with similar careers. It can help you begin thinking about how your personality will fit in with specific work environments and careers. 
 
The Keirsey Sorter II
This is the same test used in career development programs at Fortune 500 companies and in counseling centers and career placement centers at major universities.
 

Illinois Articulation Initiative

iTransfer
This web site provides valuable information regarding transferring of credit among Illinois colleges/universities. Cooperative site among 107 two-year and four-year, public and private institutions.
 

Professions and their National Websites

PROFESSIONWEBSITE
AccountantsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants
ActorsScreen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA)
AdvertisingAmerican Association of Advertising Agencies
ArchitectsThe American Institute of Architects
BroadcastNational Association of Broadcasters
ChiropractorAmerican Chiropractic Association
DentistsAmerican Dental Association
Designers/InteriorIndustrial Designers Society of  America
Dieticians/NutritionistsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
EngineeringNational Society of Professional Engineers
LawyersAmerican Bar Association
Musicians, Artists, Actors and DancersNational Office of Arts
Occupational TherapistsAmerican Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
OptometristsAmerican Optometric Association
PharmacistsAmerican Pharmacists Association
Physical TherapistAmerican Physical Therapy Association
PhysiciansAmerican Medical Association
PodiatristsAmerican Podiatric Medical Association
Registered NursesAmerican Nurses Association
Respirator TherapistsAmerican Association for Respiratory Care
Speech Pathologists/AudiologistsAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc.
TeachersNational Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teachers - Special EdNational Association of Special Education Teachers
VeterinariansAmerican Veterinary Medical Association
Writers/EditorsSociety for Technical Communication