Career Links


It is important when planning your future to know yourself — your interests and abilities.  From this information you can choose careers that match you and could be enjoyable.  There are several ways to find out what interests match careers.

Career Clusters Inventory:  This pencil & paper inventory  matches your interests with 16 Career Clusters.   Go to

My Next Move: Up-to-date information from the Department of Labor

Career Assessment:

Virginia Education Wizard
:   (See Career Coach for Log in and Password)
Work Values:
Account Setup:

Virginia Career View:

Career Assessment:

Drive of your Life:     Build your ride and explore your career interests!


Once you have some idea about careers you are interested in exploring, it is important to get all the facts:  training or education required, skills and work attributes required, how much money you can expect to make, projected demand for the occupation, and possible alternative occupations.

My Next Move:  US Department of Labor career research website

Career One Stop:
US Department of Labor jobs and careers information

: US Department of Labor jobs and careers information

Military Occupations:

Virginia Wizard:  You will need to set up an account to explore careers on this site

Virginia Career View

Mapping Your FutureCareer Ship program:

Drive of Your Life:



Once you have narrowed down your career choices and determined how much education you need, it’s time to start looking at training programs: apprenticeships, trade / technical schools, 2 year community colleges, or 4 year colleges and universities.

US Dept. of

Trade & Technical Schools:
Directory of Trade, Career and Technical Schools:
RWM Vocational School Database:

2 Year Community Colleges:
Virginia Education Wizard:

College Board College Search:


     Todays Military:
Military Academies:

4 Year colleges and graduate schools:
College Board:  College Search
Virginia’s Private Colleges:
VA Career View:
Hobson’s College View:
Petersons Education Portal:
Campus Tours:
Princeton Review:
Graduate Schools:

College Rankings:
      College & University (UIUC):
US News &World Report:
Princeton Review: