Resources for Career Planning

Here are some additional resources that may be helpful to you in researching careers.

Career One Stop
U.S. Department of Labor source for career exploration, training & jobs

Connecting students to business and business to students

D219 cultivates partnerships with business and community professionals who help students make informed decisions about post-high school opportunities, college, and careers. Two of the most meaningful programs are Job Shadow Days and Ask the Expert Days.

Illinois Career Information System (ILCIS)
Career and labor market information and career development tools.

Naviance – see CCRC website for more information
Naviance is a comprehensive online planning tool to assist students with college and career preparation, career planning, and self exploration.

O*NET Online
Use this survey to discover how your interests relate to the world of work and what careers you might want to explore.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
As you identify a career cluster and/or pathway, research it using this handbook which will help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.