Non-Traditional Occupation Resources

Several online resources exist to help you make an informed decision about selecting a non-traditional occupation.

Resources

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

Career Services

Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Overview of BLS Statistics on Women Workers

United States Department of Labor

Quick Facts on Nontraditional Occupations for Women

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.