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Career Awareness & Exploration

Career Awareness & Exploration 

www.pacareerstandards.org - PA website for career development and the Career Education and Work Standards.  Lots of resources for youth, families, and educators

www.pacareerzone.org - PA Department of Education-recommended career exploration site.  Features a resume builder, reference list builder, cover letter builder, and journaling functions, among others.

www.educationplanner.org - PHEAA sponsored site, with career exploration, college matching, postsecondary exploration - very interactive, with links to O*NET and numerous other resources, including checklists for what to look for in a postsecondary institution and what to do during postsecondary visits.

http://www.onetonline.org - Includes new employment projections for 2010 - 2020 and updated industry employment data.

www.careertech.org - Nationwide, Career Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving and innovating to better serve the country's needs.  CTE is preparing students of all ages to help drive America's success and vitality.  Further, it is creating an educational environment that integrates core academics with real world relevance.

www.tryengineering.org - Lots of great information about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). 

www.careercornerstone.org - Sloan Career Cornerstone Center - features career exploration for careers in STEM, Computing, and Healthcare.  Explore over 185 degree fields and find out about education requirements, salaries, networking, precollege ideas, and career planning resources.  Browse interviews with hundreds of professionals who offer candid insight into their own diverse careers.

https://www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Pages/Services-for-Individuals.aspx - PA workforce website (labor market data, high - priority occupations, etc.).

www.careercruising.com - This site can be used for career exploration, career options, planning, future educational goals and training.  Please use the following:  username:  richland        password:  rams.

www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us - This website will assist the "job seeker" with the most comprehensive employment resources available.
 
www.jobgateway.state.pa.us - Commonweath of Pennsylvania career exploration tool.