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AVID Career Research

What is in this guide?

Use the resources in this guide to find information about different careers. You will find information about educational requirements, job outlook, salaries, and much more. Read the search tips and examples provided! If you need help, ask a librarian.

Career Exploration Resources

Start with these...

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

OOH Homepage

Search examples:

  • nursing
  • engineering
  • finance
  • automotive
  • education
  • chemistry
  • allied health
  • law


Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Under Filters, choose Profession or Industry

O*NET Online


Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address ( in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!