• Career Exploration

     
     
    Department of Labor's Occupational HandbookOccupational Outlook Handbook
    One of the most comprehensive collections of career data, the OOH has a wealth of information on nearly every job. You can find out what level of education is needed for a profession, what you can do with a specific college major, what the average starting salary is, and what the projected demand will be in that career field.  
     
    Naviance Tools - Naviance Login Page
    The career planning and assessment tools in Naviance allow students to realize their strengths, goals, knowledge, values, and interests in future careers, to help them work toward a path that is inspiring to them. Naviance helps high school students connect interests to career fields, identify best-fit careers, learn from leaders, and plan for life after high school.
    • Self-Assessments - AchieveWORKS assessments by Human eSources support a personalized learning approach, helping students understand their personality type, learning styles, and unique intelligences. Together, the assessments provide a comprehensive profile of students' strengths and personal attributes that gives students the tools they need to take charge of their own learning.
      • Do What You Are® focuses on personality type, which is really about behavior and personal values.
      • The Learning Style Inventory provides insight on environments and situations where students are most productive and receptive to learning.
      • MI AdvantageTM digs deeply into cognitive patterns that reveal a student’s inclination for certain skills and knowledge.
    • Career Assessment - Career Key is an online career assessment for middle and high school students based on Holland’s highly respected and research-based interest codes. Career Key's scientific matching system enables students to identify careers and college majors that match their interests, traits, skills and abilities.
      • Career Cluster Finder – This online questionnaire helps students discover career clusters that are most interesting to them.
      • Career Interest Profiler – This profiler uses Holland’s Code (Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional) to match careers to students’ interests. Students can view matching occupations, explore possible majors and colleges.
    • Career Videos - Roadtrip Nation has 3,500+ video interviews chronicling the diverse personal stories of leaders who have turned their interests into their life’s work.

     

    New Jersey School Counselor Association - NJSCA Career Exploration and Post-Secondary Planning

    The New Jersey School Counselor Association has put together an array of great resources on this page including "What can I do with a major in...?" Click on the link and explore!