Career Data Partnership

The meaning of “success” is highly personal and grounded in how well you understand your interests and desires. BigFuture is dedicated to providing free resources for everyone to explore their options after high school, and find their own path to success.

When we set out to design Career Search, a tool thoughtful enough to guide all types of people toward their ideal career, we knew we needed data partners who could deliver on that vision. The partners below help BigFuture create career exploration tools that reflect the many options and opportunities that people have.

About Lightcast Data

Lightcast has one of the world’s largest real-time, proprietary databases of job openings and career histories, with data collected from more than 65,000 sources daily and in more than 30 countries. They gather and integrate economic, labor market, demographic, education, profile, and job posting data from dozens of government and private-sector sources, creating a comprehensive and current dataset that includes both published data and detailed estimates with full United States coverage.

Learn more about Lightcast data.

About O*NET Data

Within Explore Careers, the following sections are drawn from the O*NET 28.1 Database:

  • Career Titles and Descriptions
  • Similar Job Titles
  • Career Interest Areas
  • Education Level
  • Tasks, Knowledge, and Skills

Learn more about O*NET Data