Use activities performed across different types of jobs to find occupations, with the Related Activities Search feature. This search uses the O*NET database of over 2,000 detailed work activities performed across a small to moderate number of occupations.
The first step is to identify your current occupation, to use as a starting point for your search. In the following example, the user enters "biomedical engineer".
The next screen displays a list of occupations matching your search query. In this example, "Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers" appears at the top of the list.
Click on the occupation that most closely matches what you do:
Click any listed occupation to see its detailed work activities. In this example, the user selected Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers.
Review the detailed work activities below. Check the activities to build a list you want to explore. Then click Go to find occupations with related activities.
Select whichever work activities you perform now, or would like to perform at your next job. In the following example, the user chose the first three activities and clicked the Go button. Related occupations are shown which involve any of the user's chosen activities.
For any occupation listed, select its title for more information about the corresponding occupation. To learn about the data presented for an occupation, see OnLine Help for Summary, Details, or Custom Report.
To examine an occupation's work activities, click the number in the Shared Activities or Similar Activities column. In the example below, the user clicked "1" in the "Similar Activities" column for Robotics Engineers.
Click on any section header to show or hide the activities in that section.