Career Planning

Planning Your Future Career

Students can find unlimited information on the web to help prepare themselves for the future.  We offer the following Web resource suggestions as a place to start.

Career and Job Aptitude Tests
Tests that may help to suggest fields and types of jobs that the person would most likely enjoy and find rewarding in the long term too. A secondary aspect of the career assessment quiz is to help people learn more about their strengths, weaknesses, and interests.
 
Career One Stop
Tools to help students, businesses, job seekers, and career professionals sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
 
Career Profiles
Search Thousands of Careers, Jobs and Employment Opportunities Worldwide
 
HowToBecome.org
Expert-driven educational content, and presents it both logically and creatively to maximize understanding and engagement.
 
Kids.gov Jobs & Careers
Information about careers in the U.S. government.
 
Military Career Fields and Profiles
Chosing a career in the Military takes careful consideration. Below, start exploring our Career Fields & Profiles section to find jobs that fit your skill set and interests. Each page includes that field's typical careers, required training, daily responsibilities and associated civilian careers. Additionally, be sure to check out our career profiles for a personal look from a service member at day-to-day life in that field.
 
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Information about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, working conditions and more for hundreds of different types of jobs from the U.S. Department of Labor.
 
The Career Key
Test to help students figure out their personality traits and interests. Career Key then matches jobs to characteristics and lets users know more about careers that they would like.
 
Virtual Job Shadowing
An online career planning and career exploration resource that provides all the tools and resources for charting your career path by choice, not chance. It's highly-engaging, fun, and works perfectly on any computer, tablet, or smart phone, making job shadowing a uniquely cool digital experience!