Create a Career Plan
Are you finding the process of selecting a major or career stressful and overwhelming? With thousands of occupations out there, how do you select just one?
We can help guide you through discovering and deciding on a career.
Career assessments help you determine your skills and interests and how they are related to a potential career. The California CareerZone (https://www.cacareerzone.org/) Interest Profiler will help you begin the career exploration process.
Who Do You Want 2b is another great resource to explore the 15 Career Pathways! (http://whodouwant2b.com/student/pathways) This site will “help you make decisions about the right courses to take in high school and community college so that you have the opportunity to turn that passion of yours into a great job and a great future.”
Career One Stop (http://www.careeronestop.org/) helps you explore careers, salaries and benefits and once you have an idea as to what career path you wish to pursue you can begin a job search or education and training search. Make sure to also take advantage of their helpful resources on resume advice, letters, and interviews.
California Career Café (http://www.cacareercafe.com/) lets you explore California’s 15 career pathways. They also have several other resources and tools such as videos, interviews, success tips, and a jobs/ internships search engine. Also make sure to look at the Top 10 LIST of people skills because a large portion of you future career success will depend on your ability to communicate, listen and be positive person.
By developing a plan of study, you can focus on the steps you need to take to get to your career goal.
Printable Career Plan Document: Click Here
Participate in a dual enrollment class with our local community college.
CCC Apply (http://home.cccapply.org/) is the statewide online admission application center for California Community Colleges. This amazing resource answers your questions about the application process, financial aid and they even have a section dedicated to parents
Explore ROP Classes at your high school or after school. Please see master schedule of ROP classes offered. Experiences might include:
- Work experience
- On-the-job training
- Clinical experience