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Career Exploration Websites:

  • America's Career InfoNet - Discover the fastest growing and highest paying occupations in the U.S., as well as job
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics - Official site of the U.S. Department of Labor.  It contains a wealth of career information and statistics
  • Career Builder - Occupational and job search information.
  • CareerOneStop - Provides direct links to information on a very broad range of self-assessment, career exploration, career planning and management topics. 
  • Career Zone - Explore matching careers with an easy to use Interest Profiler.
  • Employment Projections - What are the hottest jobs? This site provides information about the labor market for the nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
  • Health Careers -ThisWisconsin Website has over 60 health careers and links to explore.
  • Monster Job Search - Search for jobs, network with people, and get career advice.
  • My Next Move - A career exploration tool designed for easy use by students, youth, and others interested in finding out about different occupations, careers, and industries.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
  • Princeton Review Career Quiz - Match your personal interests/style to various careers (24 questions).
  • Science Careers - National Institutes of Health Web site highlighting over 100 science careers (50% of the fastest growing jobs in the next ten years will be in the health and medical sciences).
  • EngineerYourLife - A guide to engineering for high school girls.
  • UW Major Mania - Search for majors of interest and identify where they are located throughout the UW-System.
  • What Can I Do With a Major In?    What Can I Do With a Degree in this Field?    What Kind of Job Can I Find With a Major In? - These three websites connect various college majors with related career possibilities. Discover what you can do with a particular college major.
  • Wisconsin STEM Careers - Wisconsin's resource to all things STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
  • Video Resource for Careers and Colleges - video segments for the top 100 most desirable careers in the US, featuring interviews and advice from those who are presently engaged in each of those careers.  Students can learn about requirements, career earnings, what a typical day on the job entails, etc.

 

 

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) Career Planning Resources:

The WCTC Career Center Website provides professional consultation, structure, and support to youth and adults in career development and job search; to empower individuals to make career choices leading to economic self-sufficiency as well as personal and career satisfaction; and to assist clients in adapting to society's rapidly changing workforce demands.

Parents as Partners in Career Planning workshops are sponsored by the Career Center of the Waukesha County Technical College. Additional information and registration forms are available in both the North and South Campus School Counseling Offices, or by contacting John Pritchett, Career Counselor/WCTC Project Specialist.

2+2 Program with WCTC was created through an articulation agreement with Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC), students can earn an Associate Degree from WCTC and have many of the WCTC courses count toward a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette. Under the terms of the agreement with WCTC.