Career Exploration Sites and Information
The Ventures Scholars Program periodically asks professional
association members to answer questions posed by high
school and undergraduate Ventures Scholars.
This section links you to science news information
and career planning sites. Please review periodically
since we will continually add new sites.
Also, the Ventures Scholars Program periodically asks
our member professional associations to answer your
questions. Click on the career links to read questions
INFORMATION AND NEWS
Science News Online
The weekly news magazine of science.
Nature Publishing Group - The Premier Scientific
The mission of the Nature Publishing Group is to become
the premier scientific publisher, focusing always on the
quality of the information we publish. NPG strives to
serve scientific, technical and medical communities by
delivering dynamic and audience-focused web services.
Our goal is to become the first choice of scientists
in search of (1) ground-breaking original research that
has been rigorously and rapidly peer-reviewed; (2) superior
review, filtering and navigating material; (3) the most
relevant career information; and (4) timely and essential
Science's Next Wave
Science magazine's online magazine for grad
students and junior scientists.
The Journal of Undergraduate Research
The Journal of Undergraduate Research in Physics
(JURP) is the journal of the Society
of Physics Students and Sigma
Pi Sigma . It is devoted to research work done by
undergraduate students in physics and its related fields.
It is a vehicle for the exchange of ideas and information
by undergraduate students .
Chemical and Engineering News
Latest Biology Articles News & Current Events
Science In The Headlines
The Pre-Engineering Times
Developing a Career Plan and Career Goals
What do you want to be? With all career possibilities
available, how do you make a decision? Once you know what
career path you want to follow, how do you get there?
Making Career Decisions
Some of our member institutions have great career exploration
sites. The following links provide insight for students
who are not sure about their future career decisions.
Discover Careers That Fit You
Welcome to the Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement
Center (ICPAC) Web site for career, education and financial
Education and Earning Potential
These sites can help you better understand the correlation
between education level and earning potential.
Math and Science Careers
There are thousands of math and science-related careers.
To learn about careers, simply click on this link and
go to the section entitled By Job Family or All Occupations.
To help categorize jobs, they are typically placed in
"families". Go to the career family that interests
you. For example, if interested in becoming an engineer,
you would click the Architecture and Engineering section.
In this section, you would find a list of all possible
careers in this area as well as detailed descriptions
about the career.
What Can I Do With This Career?
A convenient Web site that helps you connect majors
with careers. For each major that interests you, choose
"Information" to find an outline of common
career areas, typical employers, and strategies designed
to maximize career opportunities. Choose "Links"
to find a list of Web sites that provide information
about listed majors and related careers.
Figuring Out Career Choices
The Career Key is a free service to help you with career
choices, career changes, and career planning, job search,
and choosing a college major or training program.
There are thousands of careers! Do
you want to learn about education needed for these careers?
Salary Information for an Intended Career
Are you curious about the salary of an intended career?
This site provides you with a general understanding
of salaries in your geographic region.
BLS Career Information
BLS Career Information is a place where kids can find
information on job opportunities related to the arts,
math, science, physical education and outdoors, reading,
and social studies. The site also offers resources links
to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook
Handbook. (Department of Labor)