|THE NIH LAUNCHES LIFEWORKS -- A FREE CAREER EXPLORATION SITE (http://science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Science Education
(OSE) introduces "LifeWorks", an interactive Web site
featuring more than 100 careers in the health and medical sciences.
It is designed as a resource for middle school and high school students,
parents, educators, and school guidance/career counselors to explore
the diversity of careers in the field. According to the Department
of Labor, these jobs are expected to be among the fastest growing
jobs in the nation over the next 10 years.
At "LifeWorks" visitors can:
-- Search careers to match personal interests, skills, and abilities
-- Browse careers by salary, education required, interests,
and job title
-- Read about real people who have achieved success in
-- Learn about certification, licensing, and educational requirements
-- Explore job market trends and find links to professional organizations