College and Career Readiness

  • The following websites contain career information and online career interest assessments:

    • Bureau of Labor Statistics  The Occupational Outlook Handbook, US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a nationally-recognized source of career information. You can look up job outlooks, training and education for careers, earning potential, and job descriptions.

    • O*Net Center  A primary source of occupational information.

    • Mapping Your Future  A step-by-step career planning resource.

    • Career Overview  Career information and reviews are provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    • Careers  A directory of job search resources.

    • College Board  A career search sponsored by the College Board.

    • College View  College View career index.

    • Career Planning  A career planning guide with information about resume writing, interviewing, and career strategies.

    • Live Career  Career exploration tools and resources.

    • California Career Zone  Searching for careers in California.

    Career Assessments

    Career Month

    Check with your high school counselor about when this event happens. Every year in the spring, VCUSD high schools host a career day where people from many different careers come to the campus and share information about what they have to offer.