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Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

The Sloan Career Cornerstone Center is "a non-profit resource center for those exploring career paths in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics." For each discipline the website provides students a sense for what it's like to be a mathematician, engineer, or technician in industry, business, or government. The website includes a collection of profiles of individuals working in these...
Center on Education and Work

Established in 1964, The Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison "seeks to enhance the quality of career-related learning for all individuals in schools, colleges, and the workplace." From their homepage, visitors can learn about their strategic initiatives and ongoing research projects, which include those on preparing special learners for careers in technology and a...
The International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy

The International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy is sponsored by a range of international organizations, including the World Bank and the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance. The primary directive of the Centre's website is "to facilitate policy learning through the international exchange of knowledge and information concerning public policy and...
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center: Podcasts

In difficult economic times, many people begin to consider switching careers. One way to find out about new career pathways in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computing, or healthcare is to listen to a few of these podcasts provided by the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (SCCC). The SCCC is a non-profit resource sponsored by organizations including the Alfred P. Sloan...
CareerZone: STEM for Teens

Visitors to CareerZone website will notice right away that it was designed with teenagers in mind. It's "an innovative online career exploration and planning system designed... [to] mak [e] career exploration and planning fun and easy." This website from the New York Department of Labor doesn't just tell teenagers to study the STEM subjects to get a career in the STEM fields: it goes one step...