The ASVAB Career Exploration Program
This program is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work. http://www.asvabprogram.com/
Assess Your SkillsWhat are you good at?
What do you like to do?
Find out what careers might be right for you.
Assess Yourself Take a Skills Assessment
Get a Reality CheckHow much money will you need to make?
Discover what jobs will cover your cost-of-living expenses.
Get a Reality Check Set Career Goals Learn About CareersReady to research your career options?
Explore 500+ career descriptions.
Start Exploring Careers Explore Emerging Careers
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
2008-09 Edition For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed earnings expected job prospects what workers do on the job working conditions In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more. http://www.bls.gov/oco/
The Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
An Internet-based system that combines a wealth of career, educational and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use exploration tool. With MCIS, students and clients can: Learn about over 520 occupations Develop a personal portfolio Research colleges, universities, and career schools Find scholarships and financial aid Improve job search skills and create a resume.
http://www.mycareerplan.org/ -Career Pathway site
http://www.jobweb.com/home.cfm – Job search, resume and letter tips, financial aid info and much more
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ -This occupational handbook is a great way to find information about a career.
http://www.bls.gov/ U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
http://www.census.gov/ – U.S. Census Bureau full of very useful information
http://www.dol.gov/ – U.S. Department of Labor’s Homepage
http://www.acinet.org/acinet/ – This site will help you make informed career decisions
http://www.jobprofiles.org/edu.htm – examples of jobs and descriptions with personal accounts
http://www.mivhs.org/Students/Career-Planning -simple interest and ability self evaluation