Through NMTCC’s Guidance Department, students participate in CareerScope® Online to enhance the career and educational planning process. This web-based software measures a student’s interests and aptitudes through valid and reliable career assessment tasks. CareerScope® Online identifies the user’s interests to careers as they relate to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Interest Areas and measures aptitudes that are most critical for today’s high growth and high replacement occupations. Please contact us at 215-368-1177 x 188 for more information about CareerScope® Online and other career guidance activities offered at NMTCC.
Other Career Resources:
In addition to CareerScope Online, the career resource links listed below are a great way for students and parents to begin their search for career information. These links provide a wealth of information regarding career planning. These career resources will assist you with post-secondary planning including information on colleges, technical schools, apprenticeships, and jobs. These links will also provide you with financial aid opportunities. Your future starts here!
- www.bls.gov The US Bureau of Labor statistics allows you to access labor market information and link to the Occupational Outlook Handbook where you can search the databases at the Department of Labor. Includes job search tips, job market information, and defines every occupation.
- www.careerbuilder.com Career Builder allows you to search jobs, distribute your resume, and learn about college degrees and financial aid.
- www.careerclusters.org Look at information about the 16 career cluster areas.
- www.collegeboard.org This organization prepares and administers standardized tests that are used in college admission and placement, such as PSAT and SAT tests.
- www.educationplanner.org A good place to begin your career search! Education Planner allows you to explore and discover careers, colleges, technical schools, and financial aid.
- www.fafsa.ed.gov As you prepare for college or career school, explore how financial aid works, learn about the types of aid, and find out if you’re eligible.
- www.khake.com Link to the Vocational Information Center, search careers and careers pathways.
- http://neuvoo.com/ Neuvoo is a site that features a job search engine and a salary calculator.
- https://www.mynextmove.org/ O*net My Next Move’s interest profiler helps to identify interests and how these interests align to careers. This site also provides information about various careers.
- www.PaCareerLink.com Look through local job market information.
- www.pacareerstandards.com An outstanding link for students, parents, and educators. Links to free career resources. Look at career portfolios, career assessments, and Pennsylvania Career Standards.
- www.pacareerzone.org This link allows you to take a career assessment and then search the occupations that fit your interest profile.
- www.pde.state.pa.us A link to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Keep up to date with education initiatives and the Program of Study