Career Resources

 

Career Clusters in Virginia

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/career_technical/index.shtml
Career Clusters help you investigate careers and design your courses of study to advance your career goals. A career cluster is a grouping of occupations and broad industries that include multiple career pathways.

Career Planning Guide

www.cteresource.org/cpg
The Career Planning Guide (CPG) is a career-planning tool for students and a resource for parents, teachers, and school counselors who guide students in career choices.

CTE Trailblazers

www.ctetrailblazers.org
Trailblazers’ mission is to help you recognize all career opportunities, unrestricted by social or cultural expectations. A nontraditional career is any occupation in which females or males comprise 25 percent or less of its total employment.
KnowHow Virginia

www.knowhowvirginia.org
This site, sponsored by the Virginia Career Education Foundation, lets you explore careers and identify course offerings that will prepare you for your career. It includes a self-assessment.

Virginia Career VIEW

www.vacareerview.org
This site helps K–8 students explore career options, introduces the 16 Career Clusters, and provides resources and activities to enhance career development.

Virginia Education Wizard

www.vawizard.org
The Virginia Education Wizard offers extensive career information, including assessment tools based on interests.

Virginia Employment Commission

www.vec.virginia.gov
The commission provides employer and job seeker services, unemployment benefits, and labor market information.

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