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REA 112 - Desert Vista -Researching Careers: Career Databases

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Arizona Career Information System - available on campus only

Information on a variety of careers Arizona Career Information System (AZCIS) is an all-in-one shop for assessing who you are and what you want to do. 
Arizona Career Information System is most used by students for:

  • Occupations
  • Occupation Sort
  • Programs of Study
  • Arizona Schools
  • Scholarships
  • Financial Aid Sort 
  • Interest Profiler

Remember that you have to cite the information.

Possible APA citation

Actuaries. (2011). Arizona Career Information System. Retrieved September 27, 2011, from http://0-

Possible MLA citation:

"Actuaries." Arizona Career Information System. Intocareers, Univeisty of Oregon, 2011. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <>.

Career Information Center via GVRL

Macmillan Reference's Career Information Center does not provide the extensive information of AZCIS but it does provide a brief list of professional organizations to go to for more information.  

Vocational article databases

Articles from over 1,800 journals and magazines aimed at all kinds of occupations.

Creating an Account

You will need to create an account in AZCIS in order to save your assessments and search results.  New users will need to create "My Education Career Action Plan."   The link to do this in in the upper right corner of the AZCIS website.