All 7th grade students take the ACT Aspire in May. This site tells you things you need to know—to plan your high school courses, prepare for the ACT, or choose a career direction.
|ACT Career Planning
One way to start is by exploring your career options in the "World of Work."
|Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
The Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE) is dedicated to expanding access and increasing success in postsecondary education for Arizonans. ACPE not only serves as a forum for all sectors of higher education to come together to address opportunities and challenges, but also to increase student financial assistance, identify and implement strategies to help students and families plan, enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
|Arizona State Library, Career Center
Explore a variety of in-demand careers and learn how to use our resources to prepare for important entrance and occupational exams. Choose a career below to get started.
|ASVAB Career Exploration Program
Our world is changing faster than ever before. New technologies are affecting every aspect of our lives— how we work, how we learn, how we communicate, and how we spend our spare time. With all these changes come new opportunities in education and the world of work. You have hundreds of choices available to you, so it is important to spend some time investigating the different options.
Regardless of where you are in your career decision-making process, you can start taking steps now toward finding a career that's right for you.
|AZCIS Career Exploration Website
Are you not sure of what you want to do for a career?
Are you not sure where you want to got to school?
Do you wonder about what kind of degree you need for a particular career?
Create your own profile and take an interest survey.
Check out azcis.intocareers.org by clicking the link above.
|Be An Original Thinker!
A web site sponsored by the Society for Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation to inspire students to take a look at manufacturing, engineering, science and technology and all the cool jobs that are being created.
|Big Future by The College Board
Explore careers step-by-step, find out how to get started on your career path, how to write a resume, what the hottest jobs are for college graduates and more.
|Clearinghouse on Assessments
This site contains many different interests, including how to choose a major, how to choose a job and personality indicators.
|Degrees for Mental Health
and Addiction Professionals
Mental health and substance abuse careers require a variety of educational degrees and skills. The job market is booming, and most of the careers in behavioral health care have an earning potential higher than the national average salary.
The EngineerGirl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.
|Engineer Your Life. Dream Big. Love What you Do.
Engineer Your Life is a guide to engineering careers for high school girls! Imagine what life would be like without pollution controls to preserve the environment, life-saving medical equipment, or low-cost building materials for fighting global poverty. All this takes engineering. In very real and concrete ways, women who become engineers save lives, prevent disease, reduce poverty, and protect our planet. Dream Big. Love what you do. Become an engineer.
|I Was Wondering...
A web site all about women's adventures in science.
|Imagine America Foundation
The Career Center of Imagine America Foundation and Career College Central is dedicated to preparing you for success with your career goals. The next step on the roadmap is to help you find the career you have worked so hard to achieve.
|Maricopa Community College Career Guide
Not sure which career is right for you? Check out the TEN Maricopa Community Colleges and TWO skill centers aroudn Phoenix with the Maricopa Community College Career Guide.
You are on your way to discovering who YOU want to be by matching your interests to careers and college majors that can lead you to the future you want!
|My College Quick Start
If you took the PSAT, use the online access code printed on your score sheet to create an account. This web sight not only helps you to understand your PSAT results and use them to help prepare you for the SAT, but also helps you to search colleges, majors and career choices based on your strengths.
|My Next Move Career Exploration Guide
Take an interest survey, personality and skills assessment to help you discover a career path.
|My Road by College Board
The most comprehensive resource for education and career decision making. Determine your personality type, explore college majors, colleges, and careers.
|Next Step U
NextStepU Magazine and NextStepU.com help high school junior and senior students plan for their next steps in planning for college, careers and life. NextStepU is an easy, free resource for high school students, parents and school counselors that helps them find information about pursuing a career, joining the military, applying to and attending a community college or four-year college or university, finding financial aid and scholarships for college or university, finding a college match, and developing important life skills. We hope NextStepU helps you get to and through college, or whatever your next step may be!
|Real Estate High School Workshop Series
This high school workshop series will now give students the opportunity to learn valuable life skills that will arm them with fundamental knowledge they'll need after they graduate. Once the 3-day workshop series is complete, students will receive a Graduate of Real Estate Principles Designation that can enhance college applications and resumes (all 3 workshops must be attended to receive a Designation.)
Students can register for exams, get test scores, find colleges, learn about financial aid, and more.
|United States Department of Labor
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.
|Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, ON THE AIR!
WAMC's special radio programming on women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Watch career videos.