Non-Traditional Occupation Resources
Several online resources exist to help you make an informed decision about selecting a non-traditional occupation.
U.S. Department of Labor - Employment Outlook
U.S. Department of Labor provides employment outlook handbook online, unemployment rates, and wages by occupation. U.S. Department of Labor Web site.
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development - Web site
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Web site. Links you to JobNet support services and labor market information. Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Web site
Wisconsin Health Careers - Health Careers
Explore health careers in Wisconsin. Site provides links to colleges in Wisconsin offering training in healthcare with occupational description. Wisconsin Health Careers Web site.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs–such as teacher, lawyer and nurse–the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, and what workers do on the job. Occupational Outlook Handbook Web site
Western's Career Services
Bureau of Labor and Statistics
United States Department of Labor
Wider Opportunities for Women
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women, and girls.
The American Assembly for Men in Nursing
The purpose of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing is to provide a framework for nurses, as a group, to meet, to discuss and influence factors, which affect men as nurses.