Career Searches

Virginia Career View Explore Career Clusters through video and research occupations, top schools and more. http://www.vacareerview.org/clusters/

Virginia Education Wizard The Virginia Department of Education’s most comprehensive site for helping you to choose a career, get information to help you pursue your career, find a college or trade school that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future. https://www.vawizard.org/vccs/Main.action

Family Connection A comprehensive website especially for high school students and their parents that helps students make decisions about academic plans, colleges, and careers. High School students access Family Connection by clicking on the Family Connection logo available on their main page of the FCPS 24-7 Learning site,  https://fcps.blackboard.com/ Parents who have registered for an  FCPS 24-7 Learning Parent View Account are now able to click on the Family Connection link to view information about their high school student’s post-secondary plans, interests, and opportunities. For information on setting up a Parent View account go to: http://www.fcps.edu/is/instructionaltechnology/247help/parents.shtml

Occupational Outlook Handbook The US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, guide to career information and hundreds of occupations.  A source for information on national and regional job trends including pay, education and training requirements, projected job growth, new jobs, and more.  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm

US  Department of Labor Student Resources

Another resource of the US Department of Labor designed especially for students. http://www.bls.gov/k12/