Career Research Links

ASVAB Career Exploration Program
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program was developed with input from a panel of career development experts and designed to encourage students to increase their level of self-knowledge and to understand how that information could be linked to civilian and military occupational characteristics.
California Occupational Guides
California Occupational Guides include job descriptions, job outlook and wages, and qualification requirements. And it expands on benefits, licensing, education, training, links to possible employers, how to find a job, related occupations, and links to additional resources.
Career Aisle Career Videos
These resources have been created to enhance the career guidance and counseling efforts in grades K-12. The resources are provided to assist with career awareness, career exploration, and career preparation of students with the objective of facilitating a successful transition into post-secondary opportunities and the 21st century global workplace.
Career One Stop
CareerOneStop is a pathway to career success. It provides tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.
Career Video Library
MyPlan.com helps students and professionals plan more fulfilling lives by making well-informed decisions about their education and careers. Whether you’re deciding on what college to go to, choosing a major, planning ahead for your first career, or thinking about making a career change, MyPlan.com can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what’s right for you.
Careers in the Military
This site aims to help young people and their families understand careers in the military so they can make informed choices.
Careers Kids.gov
Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
Exploring Careers: What do they like?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Web site for kids provides introductory career information for students in Grades 4-8. Most of the material on the site has been adapted from the Bureau's Occupational Outlook Handbook that describes the job duties, working conditions, training requirements, earnings levels, and employment prospects of hundreds of occupations.
My Future
Career planning resources, military and civilian
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.
Today's Military
This site aims to help young people and their families understand service options and benefits so they can make informed choices. Above all, know that each decision – to serve our country or not to serve – is personal, vital and honorable.
Virginia Career VIEW
Virginia Career VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work) is recognized as the Commonwealth's Career Information Delivery System for all grades k- Adults. We are located at Virginia Tech as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in the School of Education. As part of the Office of Education, Research and Outreach, our mission is to inform, encourage, and support the education and career development of the people .
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Information about California high school and community college courses, career options, and financial assistance, plus CTE Toolkit for counselor/student planning.