- TEXASGenuine – Not Sure of Your Career Interests? Take the TEXASgenuine assessment and Find Your Future
- Texas GEAR UP – Explore resources to answer college questions, watch videos of kids who've overcome some of the same challenges you may be facing, get the full scoop on your dream career, and more.
- Texas Career Check – Explore careers and interests; education opportunities, etc.
- Texas Reality Check – Will you be able to afford the lifestyle you want? It's difficult to predict the future, but it's never too early to start planning for it. Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them. Explore careers and learn Texas average pay and average need for each. Then learn what you need to do and what schooling is needed.
- ENDORSEMENT – Explore how your high school endorsement MAY continue into college majors and careers. Check out how you could continue in this interest at Lamar University.
- Career Exploration is available in EBSCO Learning Express found on the LCMHS Library webpage (get login/password from Librarian). Click on Career Exploration → Learn About Careers. You can create an account inside Learning Express to save your work.
- Explore Careers – BigFuture/College Board – Majors that match interests
- Explore Careers – CareerOneStop – What kind of career will fit you best?
- Career Finder – Links your College Board (SAT/PSAT). Career Finder is available to any student with a College Board account. The tool is optimized for mobile but also available on desktop. Once a student consents to link their account with Roadtrip Nation, they’ll answer a few quick questions about what they like and start exploring careers of interest.
- My Next Move – Search careers with keywords, browse careers by industry, find careers that match your interests and training.
- Career Ship – Online career exploration. Match your career interests and review careers by cluster.
- Career Assessment (through Lamar University) – Unsure of what you should major in or what career path you should take? Take the Focus2 Career Assessment! Explore majors, get assistance with academic major selection or course selections, explore occupations. The career assessments help you to identify career fields that pertain to your specific interest, value and skills sets.
- Careers.org – in-depth occupation profiles for thousands of careers, which contain specific information including: the nature of work; average earnings; underlying training and education; related occupations; and corresponding academic programs
- Careers – Houston Chronicle – Click “More” on the right to see a large number of careers with information about training, job outlook, etc.
- Career Profiles – Explore thousands of careers and occupations organized by field and specialty.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook – Search occupations for national information on jobs, training and education, pay, and job prospects for a wide range of occupations.
- Explore Business Careers – Explore Business, Finance, Accounting, etc., careers. Includes SAT/ACT Prep info, studying in college, scholarship & grant opportunities, finding the right college to attend, and more.
- Explore Health Careers – Includes Allied Health careers, Chiropractic, Dentistry, Forensic Science, Mental Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Vet Medicine, and more!
- Choosing a Medical Career – Explore medical career options, ways to get experience, inspiring stories, expert advice, and more, to help you choose your path to medicine.
- Explore Engineering Careers – Each specialty includes the definition and nature of the work, employment trends, and career advancement opportunities. Site includes colleges/universities with engineering programs.
- Engineering Job Information
- Explore Law Careers – Attorney, Border Patrol, Coroner, Correctional Officer, Criminal Investigator, Customs Agent, Detective, Fish & Game, Game Warden, Law Enforcement, Parole Officer, Social Work, and more!
The FREE Career Exloration Program includes the ASVAB, and it is offered to 10th-12th graders at LCM High School usually in November.
ASVAB Career Exploration Program Fact Sheet
Career Exploration Program – OCCU-Find Database
The Career Explortion Program is made up of three components:
- ASVAB: The aptitude test estimates your performance in academic and vocational endeavors.
- FYI: The interest inventory measures your work-related interests.
- OCCU-Find: A career catalog provides activities to help you put a plan together.
Students understand how their skills, interests, and values will assist them as they plan for college and their future in the world of work. Students gain access to exclusive career exploration tools after they receive their scores. Then, they can independently explore any careers that interest them,
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