Career Exploration and Planning

Career Searches and Career Exploration and Decison Making Tools: 

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. Be sure to create an account so that you can come back to see assessment results again and again.  https://www.vawizard.org/vccs/Main.action

Naviance Student- Log into the Student Naviance portal and explore a world of career self- assessment tool, exploration sources and videos, and also some great planning tools to help you prepare for your future now, while in high school.  https://www.fcps.edu/naviance  

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/