PA Career Zone is a successful career exploration and planning system designed especially for students. Jobseekers, educators, and counselors will also benefit from the wealthlend of information on 900 occupations from the Occupational Information Network (O*Net) database.
My Next Move, recently rolled out by the US Department of Labor. This user friendly site delivers comprehensive career information from O*Net.
Education Planner is a career and college planning site. We have the information you need to research careers, choose a postsecondary school, apply online, and find ways to finance your education. Click on the “Preparing” link to get to know yourself and your strengths and weaknesses. The section will also allow you to find a career that interests you and develop a plan of action for your educational future.
Explore your future allows students to explore a variety of careers but has a high concentration of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). A special feature of the web site is the videos related to various careers. Also of interest is the section devoted to camps, programs and internships in the Southeastern Pennsylvania area under the Resources section.
The Vocational Information Center is an education directory that provides links to online resources for career exploration, technical education, workforce development, technical schools and related vocational learning resources. These resources are particularly appropriate when exploring careers in trade and technical fields.
Job Star is a guide for specific careers. The site provides information on training or education needed, earnings and environment for an array of careers.
Internet Career Connection helps students discover a career direction that best matches their personality style. There is a step-by-step guide to help individuals find the occupation that best matches their interests, skills, values and behavioral traits through a process called the “Career Selection and Planning Guide.”
Career One Stop is a resource for career exploration and job search.
The sections of the web site include Explore Careers , Education & Training , Resumes & Interviews , Salary & Benefits , Job Search and People & Places to Help.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation – the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers.
The Hiram G. Andrews Center provides comprehensive, vocational assessment to be used for career planning.