Career Planning

Robbinsville High School Career-Planning Resources

Click on the links below for more information 

Naviance - http://connection.naviance.com/robbinsville Naviance is great for college-planning but did you know that it can help you with career-planning, too? Log-in to your account and click on the Careers tab to explore your interests and career options! 

 

U.S. Department of Education- http://www.ed.gov Information on career and college planning, financial aid, and links. Great tools and resources for exploring careers including: • Career assessment tools & tests • Career research checklist • Choosing a college major • Career descriptions

 

Occupational Outlook Handbook  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/For hundreds of different jobs (such as teacher, lawyer, nurse, etc.) the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: • The training and education needed • Earnings • Expected job prospects • What workers do on the job?

 

Career One Stop http://www.careeronestop.orgSponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site has information on career exploration, education & training, resumes & interviews, salary & benefits, job searches, and other helpful resources! 

 

Career Books 

  • 250 Best Jobs through Apprenticeships - Michael J. Farr

  • A Guide to America's Federal Jobs - Bruce Maxwell

  • 100 Top Careers without a Four-Year Degree - JIST Works (publisher)

  • 300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree - Michael Farr

  • Careers Without College Series - Peterson's (publisher)

  • The Book of US Postal Exams and Post Office Jobs - Bookhaus (publisher)

  • 100 Fastest Growing Careers - Michael Farr

  • 100 Top Computer and Technical Careers - JIST Works (publisher)

  • 100 Top Health-Care Careers - Saul Wischnitzer

  • 150 Best Low-Stress Jobs - Laurence Shatkin

  • 150 Best Recession-Proof Jobs - Laurence Shatkin

  • 100 Top Careers for College Graduates - Michael J. Farr

  • 200 Best Jobs for College Graduates - Michael Farr

  • Top 300 Careers - JIST Works (publisher)

  • Top Careers for Liberal Arts Graduates - Checkmark Books (publisher)

  • Great Jobs Series (one for each major) - McGraw Hill (publisher)

  • Do What You Are: By Personality Type - Paul Tieger

  • What Color is Your Parachute for Teens, Discovering Yourself - Richard Nelson Bolles

  • 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality - Michael Farr