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ENG 455 Portfolio Development for Writers: Career Resources for Writers

Online Career Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Occupational Outlook Handbook describes the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do, on the job working conditions, job search tips, and links to information about the job market in each state.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Comprehensive industry and employment data website.

CareerOneStop - See the Explore Careers section - find out about a career with information on a specific state, also gives LOTS of links to additional resources

Pew Research Center-- research on journalism, technology and media, politics. Good for reports on the state of those professions.

Web Resources for Career & Graduate School Research


Professional Publications 

Graduate School Resources

"Your guide to undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, career education and online degree programs." Search-able by discipline.
Graduate school directory, listed by subject.

A handy tool for finding out information on a variety of colleges, CollegeSource allows you to look at past and present course catalogs from over 34,500 2-year and 4-year colleges, and graduate schools from all over the world.

Atlantic article (8/2007) about grad. programs in creative writing 

Job Listings

Other Job Resources