Types of Jobs and Careers Listed by Industry

Job Descriptions, Positions, and Qualifications

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Interested in starting a career or looking for a new career? Thinking about changing jobs? If you're interested in making a change, here is information on a variety of different careers, organized by industry. You can also check out lists of careers organized by other categories, such as type of position (seasonal, part-time, etc.) and jobs that pay particularly well.

Click on a career to learn more about it.

You will learn the steps you need to take to enter that career field, what types of qualifications you will need (including required education, skills, and experience), more specific job titles within the field, and more.

You will also find information on where to find job listings, interview advice, salary information, and more.

Jobs Listed by Industry and Title

Below is a list of job titles, organized by industry. If you are not sure what kind of job you are looking for, click on some of the job titles you are interested in. Read the articles to get an idea of what each job entails, and the qualifications you would need to apply.

Airline

Arts

Business

Law Enforcement

Media

Medical

Service Industry

Teaching

Technology

Other

Jobs Listed By Type of Position

Check out this list of jobs if you are looking for a career to fit a particular situation. For example, if you are looking for a part-time job, or if you are a high school student looking for a job, click on the list that fits your situation.

Types of Jobs That Pay Well

Looking for a job that will allow you to make a very good salary? Check out these lists of jobs that pay well.

First Job Search
Whether you are a teenager, college graduate, or adult looking for your first job, check out this page for a list of tips. Read here for tips on how to begin your job search, how to write your first resume, and how to get hired.

Switching Careers
People switch careers for many reasons – it might be because of a desire to make more money, to have more flexible hours, or to pursue a new interest. Whatever your reason for wanting to switch careers, follow these ten steps to a successful career change.

How to Start a Job Search
Ready to start a job search?

Here are all the resources you'll need including how to write resumes and cover letters, where to look for jobs, how to conduct a job search, and the best way to use social networking to job search.

Resume and Cover Letter Examples
Once you know what kinds of jobs you will be applying for, you need to draft a resume and cover letter. Looking at sample job materials is a useful start to writing your own documents. Read here for a list of resumes and cover letters, organized by type of job.

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