parents, guidance counselors and anyone wanting to learn more
about career outlooks in occupations throughout Virginia can find
a trove of useful information on the World Wide Web from U.Va.'s
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
accountants and auto mechanics, to engineers and musicians, to
park rangers and welders, the center's online "Guide to Career
Prospects in Virginia" offers a full range of up-to-date background
material and projections on dozens of occupations. Created by
Cooper Center demographer Julia H. Martin and research associate
Achsah H. Carrier, it is located at www.ccps.
career is described in a detailed analysis that tells required
educational levels, school subjects to take, special skills needed,
working conditions, expected earnings levels and the job outlook
for it in Virginia.