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Career Cruising is an Internet-based tool to explore careers, post-secondary options, financial aid/scholarships and employment. All 6th through 12th grade students in Kalamazoo County have access to this tool. To obtain your student’s account information, please contact your school counseling office. Career Cruising https://public.careercruising.com/en/home/
Vocational Information Center
The Vocational Information Center website is an education directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, technical education, work opportunities, trade and technical schools, and related vocational learning resources. Vocational Information Center Web SiteCareer One Stop
This web site is the result of a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education. It is designed to provide information on in-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs. The web site is designed especially for students, career changers, parents, and career advisors. CareerOneStop Web Site
Occupational Outlook Handbook
This web site is sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and is the electronic version of The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years and includes hundreds of occupations. For each occupation it lists the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions. The web site also includes tools to help compare salaries in different parts of the country, provides employment projections, and printable career guide. Occupational Outlook Handbook Web Site
Dream It. Do It.
The Manufacturing Institute sponsors this site. Here parents and students can check out the types of jobs that are right for a student’s skills, attitudes, and desires. Sections are designed specifically for students or parents to explore the many opportunities in the field of high-tech manufacturing. Dream It Do It Web SiteA collaborative effort of the State of Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency
(WDA) with the Talent Investment Agency (TIA) and the Michigan Economic
Development Corporation (MEDC) - is your launch pad for new jobs, careers
and talent. Pure Michigan Talent Connect Web Site
The Education Planner
Sponsored by American Education Services, a provider of student financial aid services. This web site is a career assessment tool for helping students find a career that suits them. The site contains a college prep timeline and tips on selecting, applying, and paying for college. The Education Planner Web Site