Career Opportunities

Career Outlook

Where will all the jobs in Utah be over the next decade?  The Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) publishes a job outlook specifically geared towards Utah’s teenagers. As you consider a career pathway, this guide will help in the decision-making process.  Every two years economists at DWS use statistical models to make projections for nearly every job you can think of, and probably a lot more! These forecasts are meant to give you an idea of which jobs will be the fastest growing and have the most openings in the next ten years.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Welcome to the Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2014–24 decade.

Utah has a fantastic career planning resource, This website was created in partnership between the Utah Department of Workforce Services, Utah State Board of Education, Utah System of Higher Education, and Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. This website puts key career planning resources right at your fingertips.

Career Village

This online community provides a forum for students to ask questions about career exploration and planning directly to current professionals.  From "how much does a music producer earn?" to "How to find your dream job," students are able to have their specific questions answered from real-life professionals working in the fields they are exploring.

Job Shadow

At Job Shadow, students can read interviews from professionals working in a vast number of fields, including some more unique professions that might be of interest to students such as jobs in the arts, roles that involve work with animals, and jobs that you may not have heard of.  Students can also search for interviews based on compensation structure or work environment.

Utah Majors Guide

Find certificate and degree programs. Search by institution, subject, occupation, type of degree or certificate, or career cluster. Connect majors to job projections in related career fields.

Career One Stop

Browse through occupation, industry, and state information about numerous careers, as well as search for job openings. Find your career in one stop!

O*NET OnLine

Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work.

Job Search Tips for High School Students

This guide will help you prepare, get noticed, and get hired.  We will walk you through everything from finding the best jobs for high school students and companies hiring younger workers to obtaining working papers and knowing your rights.

Mi Próximo Paso

Enables Spanish speaking career explorers and job seekers to search and learn about more than 900 different occupations.

Do you like math?  Do you ever wonder how math is important in real life? Are you interested in a career in math, but don’t know what your options are?  Would you like advice on how to study and succeed in math? Are you interested in links to national math competitions?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out

Information about nursing and which schools offer nursing degrees.

CNA Classes Near Me

Search for CNA programs near you! Free CNA Test Prep and training resources

Information about criminal justice and which schools offer criminal justice degrees.

How to Begin a Career in Behavioral Health Care

Information about careers in behavioral health care, particularly regarding mental health and addiction professionals.