Career Research Essay

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Provides National career and wage information

Provides Montana specific career and wage information

Maps out pathways to various careers, expected wages and career options according to varying levels of education.

Links to Montana colleges and degree search.

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Remember: Research is READING!!

Copy/paste the citations or URLs! Do not forget this part! It is hard to retrace your steps at a later date.

Internet sources - you are responsible for the evaluation


Internet Search Techniques

  • Identify key CONCEPTS and KEYWORDS for your search
  • Use different search engines
  • Use Search Limiters:
  • Search Operators to limit and refine your results
    • Boolean - AND, NOT, OR
    • (example: Lawyer will limit your search to Educational sites
    • (example: Lawyer will limit your search to Government sites
      • Remember: The purpose of Government and Educational websites are to provide INFORMATION - not advertisement/commercial