Career Research

Undertake career exploration and research using the vast resources of the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics for Job Seekers, which offers extensive data in all fields, including architecture, art, and engineering.

Make use of O*NET, which is an interactive series of Web sites that offer career-related information and assessment tools for students and job seekers.

For more information, check the Career Center's Internet Resources.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.