It's Off to Work You Go...

MyOwnBiz
Created by the Brooklyn Public Library, this site guides you through the process of starting your own business.

Rising Star Interniships
Database of national internships for students.

Career Voyages
Designed by the US Departments of Labor and Education to provide information on high growth, high demand occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Job Profiles
Read the profiles of real people doing the job you want.

Become a Librarian
Everything you need to know about becoming a librarian.

Animation Arena
Everything you need to know if you want to be an animator.

Online Info about Apprenticeships
Provides detailed descriptions of many of the fields that offer apprenticeships.

Job Corps
Job Corps is a free educational, vocational training and job placement program for people ages 16 - 24. The program provides room, board and monthly allowance.


Want to Start Your Own Business?

Discover Business
Designed for young entrepreneurs, this site tells you everything you need to know about starting your own business, from indentifying your skills to marketing your product. There is also a great resource page.

YoungBiz
More business help for young adults.

Another Girl at Play
Website offering advice from 20 self-employed female artists.

Craig's List
Look at the Boston section for freelance jobs, office space, used furniture and just about anything else.