WGU Career & Professional Development
Occupational and Industry Research
Gathering information about different occupations will help you discover whether a particular career is right for you. Using your self-assessment results as your guide, take time to learn about a variety of occupations including the job duties, employment outlook, salaries, and educational and training requirements associated with each occupation.
Your source for career exploration, training & jobs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Utilize this handout to assist you in compiling occupational and industry information.
Find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Explore a collection of videos on hundreds of different careers. Videos include career details such as tasks, work settings, and education needed.
Review detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
TALENTDESK uses US Census Data to report which careers people choose based on their educational backgrounds and how much they earn in those positions. All data is reported for bachelor's degrees. National earnings data and job growth projections are collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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