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Earl Gregg Swem Library

From Premed to Physician: Pursuing a Medical Career

Categories: Careers,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Provides information for those considering a medical career.  Includes sections on undergraduate preparation, medical school, residency and licensure, working as a doctor, and other medical careers.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Occupational Requirements in the United States, 2017

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Provides brief summary of information about the physical demands, environmental conditions, education and training, and mental requirements for jobs within the U.S. economy.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Women in STEM: 2017 Update

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

Reports on the lagging participation of female workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.  Finds that women filled 47% of all U.S. jobs in 2015 but only 24% of STEM jobs.  From the Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce


Projections of Occupational Employment, 2016-26

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Offers projections for more than 800 occupations over the next decade.  Also shows education, experience, and training needed to enter occupations.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Prevalence of Certifications and Licenses Among the College-Educated Population in the United States

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Science/Technology,Statistics

Describes certification and licensure prevalence and examines the effect of these credentials on employment. Reports that 39% of the college-educated population in the U.S. in February 2015 held a currently-active certificate or license.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Education Department Releases New Graduate Earnings Data for Career College Programs

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Press release with links to spreadsheet of statistics.  Shows typical earnings of graduates of thousands of career training programs offered in the U.S.  Finds that graduates  of programs at public colleges and universities fare better than those who attend comparable programs at for-profit institutions.  From the U.S. Department of Education


Employment Status of Postsecondary Completers in 2009: Examination of Credential Level and Occupational Credentials

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Examines the rates of employment of students who do and do not earn a postsecondary credential.  Also looks at the percent of students who get a job related to their field of study.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

Employment and Enrollment Status of Baccalaureate Degree Recipients 1 Year After Graduation: 1994, 2001, and 2009

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Covers recipients’ demographic and undergraduate enrollment characteristics and their employment/enrollment status one year after graduation.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


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