Research for Compare/Contrast

Here are some web sites that will help you research careers for your compare and contrast assignment.

If you need help deciding on careers:

Career Information for Students: Lets you explore careers by what interests you. (US Dept. of Labor)

  1. Click on a topic that interests you
  2. Explore the different jobs in that category

If you have already chosen two careers to compare/contrast:


  • Type job into Search Handbook box (upper right)


  • Select A-Z Index from blue navigation bar

Once you get to a specific career page:

  • Click on the different tabs to learn more
  • Contacts for More Info provides links to professional organizations

Massachusetts Career Information System


  1. Click on High School
  2. At bottom of page, sign in for Winchester (select from list) and 01890 in Zip Code box
  3. On left, click on Occupations
  4. Use alphabetical list to search
  5. OR click on Clusters Index tab (at top) to search by category

InfoTrac/Gale Databases: a variety of databases