How To Become Any Career
Find information about how to become hundreds of careers including education requirements, job descriptions, salary info, and future career paths.
The Fun Works - for Careers You Never Knew Existed (Gr. 5-8)
Students can take a Quiz to help them figure out where to look first on the Fun Works site.
Career Information for Kids (Grades 4-8)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Web site for kids provides introductory career information.
Mapping Your Future
This site provides information on planning a career, including developing a career plan, assessing skills and interests, and researching occupations.
Claim Your Future (From FAME)
Claim Your Future is an interactive game that was created for middle school students to encourage them to explore education after high school, future careers and money management.
The Princeton Review
What Do You Like?
Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Vocational Information Center
Created and maintained by Kathryn Hake, graduate of Juniata College, BS Psychology. An education directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, technical education, workforce development, technical schools and related vocational learning resources.
Career Resources Toolkit
Many career related resources available on the Web, including lots of exclusive tools and advice from Quintessential Careers, have been categorized into focus areas.
Career One Stop
Sponsored by U.s. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Maine Department of Labor
CareerBuilder.com Advice & Resources
SouthernMaineHelpWanted.com Assessment Center
An easy-to-use setup that includes a career toolbox, tips on living on your own and finding a job, a work interest quiz, and resources for creating your resume.
The Big Five Personality Test
Take this psychology test to find out about your personality!
A full featured employment, career development and job finding resource for youth.
Offers education and career planning for students that helps them to realize their goals.
National Association of Colleges and Employers
Occupational Outlook Handbook
A guide to career information about hundreds of occupations!
Occupational Outlook Quarterly
From video game designers to lawyers, sports journalists to STEM professionals, and everything in between, we’ve sought out untold stories and shared them. These stories form the basis of our career exploration products—including an educational curriculum, personalized online tools, video content, bestselling books, and live events. Together, these tools create a diverse and relevant collection of resources showing young people the vast scope of careers and possibilities.
We are reimagining our schools to better prepare our students for their futures — whatever they imagine them to be. My Tomorrow*ed is a bold vision for education, one that combines high expectations, technology and mentoring to prepare all of our students for success when they graduate high school. It’s a launch pad to a brighter future for our students and our community.
My Career Shines
Education and Career Planning for Life
MyCareerShines is a comprehensive education and career planning system that will help you succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. You will learn about yourself, discover the many options and opportunities for your future, and gain access to the information and tools to achieve your goals.
Career planning is an ongoing process – one that benefits from the support of others. Kuder empowers students and parents to work together effectively to build a foundation for success. We’ll get you started and walk you through every step along the way.
At Career Cruising, we’re on a mission to engage and inspire people of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career and life. We do this by creating innovative self-exploration and planning software to engage people in the process of building their future. In short, we inspire and inform dreams.
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