It's never too early to start thinking about what kind of work you would like to do as an adult. Knowing what you want to do can help you decide what type of training or education you will need after high school. It can also help you choose your courses wisely while still in high school.
The links below provide information on various occupations including job descriptions, job outlooks, salary, training requirements etc. They can also help you identify your interests and abilities by providing online assessments and inventories.
Each student has created an online username/password. When utilizing this interactive web-site students can explore careers, complete interest inventories, assessments as well as providin links to colleges, universities, technical schools, and employers. Click the link above to access this web-site.
Wisconsin Career Pathways -
Explore occupations as they are organized into 16 general career custers. Within each cluster, pathways that lead to specific careers are provided along with: information about knowledge and skills needed, and the links to WI public, private and technical colleges that offer programs realated to the career. Click on the link above to get to the site, then choose the "Students and Parents" button.
Occupational Outlook Handbook -
Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on hundreds of occupations--what they do, how to become one, work environment, pay, employment outlook, etc.
Healthcare Careers -
Links to websites with information about careers in the medical field.
Grade Level Exploration and Timelines: