Career Search | Federal Student Aid

Not sure what careers might be right for you?

Explore careers or use an interest profiler to match your interests to potential careers.

Career Search

What do you want to do for a living?

You can use the U.S. Department of Labor's career search tool to find potential careers using a keyword search. If you’re not sure what you want to do, use the interest profiler to answer a series of questions that will match your interests with potential careers. For each career, you’ll get information on

  • what people in this career do on the job;
  • the types of knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the career;
  • the level of education usually needed;
  • the average annual salary; and
  • the expected demand for this career in the future.

 Get started with My Next Move — the U.S. Department of Labor's career search tool.