NYIT provides access to 100s of different databases. These databases provide everything from the latest journal articles to digital images of historic documents, as well as access to ebooks, datasets, and other scholarly information.
The following databases are useful for locating various information about business and careers.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the first place to get a summary on some of the facts about different careers in the United States. More recent information about career fields is available in the Bureau of Labor Statistics online publication Career Outlook.
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:
You can use the handbook online by putting your search terms in the search box, or you can use the A-Z Index and see all the job titles available.
Pro Tip: For additional details on 1,000 occupations covering the entire U.S. economy search O*NET. O*NET is a tool developed by the U.S. Department of Labor that is useful in learning more about specific career fields and assessing prior military occupational skills and training.