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AVID: Career Research

Pitt CC Early College High School AVID classes will use this guide to start their career research project.

Library Links

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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 is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. 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.