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​Career Education and Work Internet Resources

Resource Name Description Notes & Levels
A Guide to PA Post- Secondary Career SchoolsProvides helpful information about career education and career schools. Access information by county/region, career area, or specific school.High School Career Colleges and schools
America's Job BankSponsored by the Public Employment Service, this site has information on jobs available all over the country with information for employers and job seekers.Any other level of schooling to post resume or used by employers. High school College Graduate school
American CareersCareer exploration and curriculum materials. 
American Counseling AssociationAs a professional counselor or counselor educator, you are the linchpin to helping clients and students with the challenges that they face each and every day. For more than fifty years, the American Counseling Association has dedicated itself to helping you with the resources, services, products and information you need to be successful.College graduates Graduate school Present counselors
Association for Women in ScienceDedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.Women or men bachelor graduates Over 50% AWIS members are of doctorate level.
Best Jobs USAEmployment reviews, a list of the best places to live and work in the US. Also a career guide, resume posting, job fairs, and career advice. 
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook HandbookA nationally recognized source of labor statistics and career information. 
Career Counseling Competencies (NCDA)NCDA is the recognized leader in developing standards for both career counseling and the evaluation of career information materials. NCDA works with licensing and credentialing bodies to support the recognition of career counselors and career development facilitators. NCDA also sets ethical standards for the field including guidelines for the provision of career services on the Internet.Graduate level Present counselors
Career CruisingA comprehensive and interactive career guidance guide available on CD-ROM and the internet. Career Cruising includes career profiles, multimedia interviews with real workers, career search tools, a web-based portfolio, and a comprehensive database of colleges and universities. 
Career DiscoveryA career discovery search engine for students, counselors. 
Career KeyA free resource and assessment to help with career choice, college choice, and choosing academic or career training. Contains a detailed interest inventory, results, and career information. 
Career NetA directory of over 7,000 links to jobs, job search preparation, education, personal business and more, sorted by topic and region, onto more than 500 pages 
Career One Stop VideosCareer videos of broad industry areas (Career Clusters) as well as videos of specific careers within each broad industry area. 
Career PathAn indispensable resource for anyone who is looking for employment in or near any major US city. Includes the Sunday job listings from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and several other big city daily newspapers.High school College Graduate school
CareerLinkPA's one-step on-line resource for job seeker services, employer services, social services and training.High school College Graduate school
CISS – Campbell Interest and Skill SurveyThe CISS uses targeted questions and analysis to help you understand how to fit into the world of work. 
Developing Career Goals (Cornell Career Services)Career exploration. 
EducationPlanner.orgEducationPlanner.org is a great site for college application, financial aid information, campus descriptions and more.High school
Learning for LifeA worksite-based program, Exploring is part of Learning for Life's career education program for young men and women who are 14 (and have completed the eighth grade) through 20 years old. Provides experiences that help young people mature and prepares them to become responsible and caring adults. Explorers are ready to investigate the meaning of interdependence in their personal relationships and communities.Middle school through age 20 Middle school High school College Freshmen College Sophomore
Exploring Career Information form the Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe kids' site is designed to give a quick introduction to a career, the information provided is general. For example, the most common way of preparing for an occupation is described, while other, less common, methods of entry might be mentioned only briefly or not at all. In the same way, the earnings figures given are representative and might not illustrate the variety of earnings found in an occupation. The Occupational Outlook Handbook gives more precise and detailed information. 
Exploring OccupationsClick on the Occupation for links about information on a large number of occupations. 
FirstGov for KidsFind out about jobs for kids who like Arts, Science, Outdoors, Social Studies, Reading, Math and more. There's also an A - Z List of Careers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
Hottest Career for College GraduatesWondering where the hot jobs are? Visit this site to find out.High school College Graduate school Counselors
Information for Counselors (ACT)Helping young people succeed—that's what the job of a high school counselor is all about. By guiding students through the complex transition from adolescence into adulthood, counselors shape the future of society.College Counselors Teachers Administrators
ISEEKMinnesota's one stop gateway to education, employment, and career resources. 
Job Bank USASpecializes in providing employment networking and information services to job candidates, employers and recruitment firms.High school College
Job HuntA mega list of on-line job search resources and services.High school College
Job-Star Job Search Guide"How-to" information for job seekers anywhere. 
Know It AllKnowitall.org is ETV's educational Web portal, a collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers and parents. Created by ETV for K-12 students, teachers, and parents, Knowitall.org is a free, online collection of resources designed for classroom use. This educational web portal contains interactive sites, simulations, image collections, virtual field trips and streaming video that support and provide quality inquiry-based experiences for students on the Internet. 
Major and Career SearchThis site is designed to help high school students gain career awareness. It includes a career questionnaire and organizes

information about careers by career clusters.
 
Mapping Your FutureA one stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options, and career planning 
Mind ToolsMind Tools outlines important life and career skills in easy to understand language. These are supported by simple examples and exercises that expand and reinforce your understanding. Mind Tools outlines more than 100 of the most important thinking skills in nine essential areas. 
Monster BoardJob search information, resume building and employer profiles.High school College graduates
My FutureInformation on military careers, post high school planning, and a comprehensive career toolbox with assessments. For students and parents. 
National Society of Professional EngineersA forum for young engineers and students looking for guidance from engineers in the field. 
National Youth Employment CoalitionA non-partisan national organization dedicated to promoting policies and initiatives that help youth succeed in becoming lifelong learners, productive workers and self-sufficient citizens.High school College
O*NET OnlineOccupational information network.High school College
PA Apprentice Coordinators AssociationHelps students decide if they have the aptitude and ability to train for a career in the construction industry.High school Vocational school student
PA Association for Student Financial Aid AdministratorsPASFAA is a professional organization established to encourage and assist the professional preparation, effectiveness and recognition of student financial aid administrators in postsecondary educational institutions and to assist secondary school counselors and administrators interested in the development of student financial aid programs.High school College
PA Department of EducationPDE's website contains information for Pennsylvania's schools, teachers, parents and students.High school College graduates looking for
graduate school
PA Free Enterprise WeekAn intensive program that educates high school students about the American free enterprise system.High school
PA HRIC, Team PABusiness resource network.College
PA Labor Market InformationThe Center for Workforce Information and Analysis is PA's designated provider of employment statistics. 
PHEAAPreparing today's youth for successful careers tomorrow, this site is full of activities and information for students, parents, teachers and counselors.High school
Postsecondary Education OpportunityInformation for those who formulate, fund and administer public policy and programs about the condition of and influences that affect postsecondary education opportunity for all Americans.High school College
College graduates
Roger Taylor Integrated CurriculumThis unique model includes specific application of the most recent brain research, multiple intelligences and constructivist hands-on project-centered learning in alignment with state defined benchmarks and standardsCollege
Graduate schools
Self-Directed SearchThe SDS has been used by over 22 million people worldwide and has also been translated into 25 different languages. SDS results have been supported by over 500 research studies. The SDS was developed by Dr. John Holland, whose theory of careers is the basis for most of the career inventories used today. Holland's theory states that most people can be loosely categorized with respect to six types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional 
The National Career Development GuidelinesERIC summarizes major activities of the National Career Development Guidelines initiative and suggests resources for those who wish to use the Guidelines.High school College Graduate school Counselors
The Office of Personnel ManagementHandy way to keep tabs on federal government job openings and salaries, from summer work to full-time careers.High school College
College graduates
The Princeton ReviewA good site for information on practicing for your SAT's, on
taking your LSAT's or MCAT's, on choosing a school and on the college admissions process.
High school College
Graduate schools
U.S. Department of LaborFind jobs by topic, audience, top 20 items, by form and by location.High school College
Vocational Information CenterExplore vocational and technical careers, check out the skills
employers really want, find a trade school, research technical topics and take a look at the current job market.
Middle school
High school College
Vocational Research InstituteCareer aptitude and interest assessment, career planning and development, and educational resources. Includes Career Scope, APTICOM, Work Place Mentor ES-TIP, VITAS, and print resources 
What You AreFrom Bridges.com, this site is a unique and powerful web- based career and college guidance solution based on the proven science of Personality Type. This program provides you and your students with critical information needed in the counseling process.Middle school High school Counselors
WonderlicEmployment recruiting, retention, and assessment resources. 
XAP.com Plan A CareerEvaluate interests, skills, personality and values to help determine possible career choices.Middle school High school College