Successful career planning involves incorporating each student"s unique qualities, abilities and goals.
A college or career "fit" is one that embraces all aspects of an individual"s educational strengths and personality.
Our office helps students explore post-secondary opportunities by providing meetings with colleges, as well as career and technical institutions. Additional material can be obtained through internet research, reference books and meetings with guidance counselors.
The following list will help you navigate through post-secondary college and career planning process. Additional print resources are available at the Guidance Office.
Naviance offers an optional career search feature for Family Connection. This feature allows students to:
- Search for careers by job title, keyword, and category
- Read about skills, requirements, and wages for nearly 1,000 careers
- Check up-to-date wage data at the national, state, and city levels
- Watch videos for popular careers (many of which are also available in Spanish)
- Identify colleges offering related majors
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This U.S. Department of Labor handbook provides a look on training, education, earnings and expected job markets.
Best Jobs USA
Jobs listed by state and category can be found is in this directory.
Mapping Your Future
Information on career planning, selecting a school and paying for college can be found in this reference source.
Next Step Magazine
This magazine provides step-by-step college and career planning. Articles in picking the "right fit."
Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators
This resource profiles on the Pennsylvania Association of career colleges and schools.
Career One Stop
This US Department of Education website features career exploration videos, in-demand occupations and current industry trends.