Career Information & Exploration

  • The following is a list of websites dedicated to linking you with resources to assist you in identifying potential careers of interest.  They also assist you in  exploring occupations and planning for future careers and the educational needs for those careers.


    Hot Careers Guide for the Lehigh Valley


    Naviance Offers career interest and abilities inventories. Search for careers and colleges. Request transcripts and letters of recommendations.   
    PA Career Zone  Pennsylvania Department of Education career website.  Take assessments, explore careers, use job application tools and search for college and job training opportunities.

    Stem Jobs  For students who are interested in pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math

    Career Training  Offers a career interest inventory, abilities testing and resume tools.  Can be used by Middle and High School Students.

    ASVAB   Offers career planning/exploration, aptitude testing and self assessment, Armed Forces Testing Tool

    Lifestyles Inventory - find out how you would like to live life after high school and how much you will need to make to afford that lifestyle.  Take the test to find out.

    Education Planner    EducationPlanner is a one-stop career and college planning site sponsored by PHEAA and AES.  You can research careers, choose a college, apply on-line to colleges and find ways to help finance college.

    Career Builder       Jobs, Job Search Advice, Employment and Career Information      Find Jobs, Build a Better Career, Find Your Calling, Get Great Career Advice
    Pennsylvania Career Guide      You will find the Career Guide a valuable tool as you make important career decisions. It contains wage and job outlook information for more than 250 occupations in Pennsylvania, interest assessments, tips for marketing yourself, financial aid information and contact information for Pennsylvania's public schools, PA CareerLink® offices and other state agencies.
    My Next Move   US Department of Labor website.  Can help to identify a potential career, learn more about a specific career or browse through a listing of careers. This is a good resource to help students and adults find more information about careers.
    Dictionary of Occuaptional Titles  United States Department of Labor site that provides job title and job description information.
    O*Net Online Your tool for career exploration and career analysis.
    Occupational Outlook Handbook    US Department of Labor and Statistics Handbook of careers and the outlook for each job i.e. job growth, educational level, median pay, etc.
     Health Career Exploration Program
    Lehigh Valley Hospital