• Career Exploration

    WhatforWork- a library of job descriptions written by people doing those jobs so you know exactly what to expect.

    Department of Labor's Occupational HandbookOne 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 - 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 bits of intelligence. 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 into 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 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!