WEBSITES TO SEARCH
CLICK ON THE SITE LINK TO FIND EXTENSIVE INFORMATION ON OCCUPATIONS, CAREERS, EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, AND MUCH MORE.....
Career Voyages Great site for career exploration for students and adults of all ages. Career Videos are available for most occupation. This site also includes many links to related occupational information. Click on students and then look for the "Still in Elementary School?" logo for younger students.
Guide to Career Prospects in Virginia tells career trends, statistics, info on Virginia’s changing workplace, and links to career advice, self-tests, education, job ads, and more
r u ready? Life After High School Take the Plunge magazine containing career family information, educational pathways, career choice, and much more
America’s Career InfoNet provides information on different careers, employment growth and wages by occupations, knowledge, skills, and abilities, links to employers
US Department of Labor Bureau of Statistics with Occupational Outlook Handbook , which provides detailed information on occupations, employment trends, etc.
Bureau of Labor Statistics is an excellent site for exploring career information. Lists cuccupations by subject interest and career families and has lots of information for students.
Virginia View provides information on colleges, job outlooks and occupations, the military, financial aid, etc. Their Career Information Hotline for questions is 1-800-542-5870.
Know How Virginia is a great career exploration site that list career families and other rescources.
Students.gov offers comprehensive information on education, career development, government, financial aid, military, etc.
The Princeton Review is a great site to explore careers, colleges, applications, SAT preparation, financial aid, and more
Virginia Career Resource Network is a guide to narrowing career choices with links to other career sites
Collegeboard.com provides practice for the PSAT and SAT tests, college searches, financial aid information, applications on line, resource materials, in addition to other information valuable to all college bound students
ACT site for test preparation, college searches, career searches, etc.
CareerLocker has lots of Career planning tools
Kuder.com has personal assessments designed to help students discover their interests, values, and skills, explore the world of work, and begin a lifelong career portfolio. There is a fee for the assessments; however, students at Highland may sign on for free after getting code numbers from the guidance counselor. The program is funded through Blue Ridge Tech Prep Academy.
CareerOneStop is a dynamic site, which contains lots of career information, or you can search America's Job Bank.