Internet Sites of Interest: Employment, Education, Statistics

Idaho Career Information System (CIS) www.nic.edu/career

State of Idaho www.state.id.us . Home page showing a list of all state agencies in Idaho.

CollegeBoard www.collegeboard.com . An association whose mission is to connect students to college success. It provides services in admissions, guidance, assessment and financial aid.

Financial Aid Information www.finaid.org . Sponsored by the National Association Student Financial Aid Administrators. This site offers general information such as calculating financial aid, scam alerts, etc..

FastWeb www.fastweb.com . A financial aid search site that helps to find scholarships, loans, grants, internships, fellowships and work study program.

Scholarship Scams www.ftc.gov . A tool set up by the Federal Trade Commission that helps to avoid scams, cons and non-existent scholarship lists. (Look under Consumer Protection)

Department of Labor www.dol.gov . Home page that provides access to information from the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other programs and initiatives.

Bureau of Labor Statistics www.stats.bls.gov . Primary connection for labor market information. Data is national, state and local.

Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration www.doleta.gov . This site provides access to the Department of Labor and key ETA programs, such as Unemployment Insurance, America’s Labor Market Information System, and o*net.

o*net www.onetcenter.org .The nation’s primary source of occupational information. The data base contains information on hundreds of occupation descriptors. It is an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations.

U.S. Department of Education www.nces.ed.gov . This site contains abundant information in education related databases that can be viewed and downloaded. Many reports, research information and statistics are found at this site. Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.