Guidance Counselor - Career Exploration Links

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www.alcareerinfo.org
Log in to Kuder for career assessments, career information, college information, and more.

http://www.careercruising.com
Valuable site for career and college exploration. Students may save their searches to their portfolios. All WCHS students have access to this site. Students who do not remember how to access their accounts, please ask the guidance department for help.

http://career.astrology.com/career/career_guide
Astrology and Career: What kind of work is best for you? Use this guide to see what occupations each sign is well-suited to.

https://www.cia.gov/careers/index.html
For a career with the CIA, explore this site!

http://www.bls.gov/bls/occupation.htm
For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information about the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

http://www.careervoyages.gov/
A wonderful career exploration tool from the DOL and Department of Education. Different sections guide young people, career changers, parents, and even career advisors to resources and information designed to help with choosing and preparing for a career, moving from one career to another, guiding a child to a great career, or even assisting clients in their career search. In early 2005, a Career Compass was added to the site incorporating Holland's RIASEC codes into the product while also making it even easier for users.

http://www.acinet.org
A new gateway to all of the job and career tools provided by the U.S. Department of Labor. CareerOneStop serves to unite America's Career InfoNet, America's Job Bank, and America's Service Locator into a single source, making it easy for you to move from one to the other as your information and service needs change. Videos of various careers are available for viewing.

http://www.ipl.org/div/pathways/career.html
PL—Teen Space @ The Internet Public Library provides career biographies on the following career fields: Agriculture, Conservation, Wildlife; Arts & Entertainment; Business; Computers & Technology; Education; Engineering, Mechanical & Technical; Health; Retail & Sales; and Science.

http://www.asvabprogram.com/
This site is designed to help students learn more about themselves and the world of work, to identify and explore potentially satisfying occupations, and to develop an effective strategy to realize their goals.

http://www.mlanet.org/career/career_explore.html
Includes information about a career as a medical librarian

http://online.onetcenter.org/find/
This site, developed by the US Dept. of Labor has extensive information on occupations (skills, work environment, education, etc), searchable by occupation or skill areas. The site has a low-vision version and a link for job accommodation information.

http://jobstar.org/tools/career/spec-car.php
These sites are packed with information about planning for specific careers. What kind of training or education is required? What can you earn? What kind of environment will you work in? What's hot? What's not?

CAREER PROFILE SEARCH

http://www.nycareerzone.org
For those engaged in career exploration. Tells about the many career options available. Developed by the New York Department of Labor.

http://www.careerkey.org/
The Career Key™ gives you expert help with career choices -- career changes, career planning, job skills, and choosing a college major or educational program.

INTEREST PROFILER

http://www.workforceexplorer.com/cgi/career/?PAGID=3&SUBID=129
The interest profiler will help you identify your personality type, which will in turn help you decide on what kind of jobs would be best for you.

http://www.workforceexplorer.com/cgi/career/?PAGEID=3&SUBID=128
This is a quiz that will help you define your work values. Identifying work values can help you identify the kind of job in which you would be happy performing.

http://www.myfuture.com/toolbox/workinterest.html
A career toolbox to help identify career interests.

http://www.cmi-lmi.com/kingdomality.html
What is your medieval vocational personality? Use this link to find out!