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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.

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


Online Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases is the same as what you use to log in to myPittCC and Moodle. The username is your entire myPittCC email address ( 

Community logins are available to Pitt County residents with PCC library cards and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Scroll down and look for the "Community Login" section.