Career Readiness

The more you pursue your passions and incorporate skill-building into everyday life, the easier it will become to find the right career path and secure a job you really love. Explore these interactive resources to hone-in on your career goals, and start practicing daily with the help of simple strategies, roadmaps, and other easy-to-use digital resources.

Explore Careers and Passion

Thinking About the Future
The clues to finding your best life are all around you – just take a closer look. Your “dream job” will be an extension of what you care most about right now.

Thinking About the Future
What gets you excited to wake up in the morning? What makes time “fly”? How does the world look to you, and what would you change to improve life for all?

Thinking About the Future
STEM skills are universal tools that can be used as a foundation to help you pursue a wide range of career paths.

Thinking About the Future
There’s a good chance your “dream job” involves science, technology, engineering, or math one way or another, even if it isn’t a STEM career per se.

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Career Finder

Post-Secondary Prep

Career Finder

Wondering where to begin the journey on the way to your future career?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Check out a suite of interactive Career Finder resources, which guide you towards career success, starting with self-reflection, developing into research, and ultimately moving into practical next steps you can take today. 
 

Find Your Passion

Self-Reflection

Find Your Passion

Can you prioritize your passions in order of importance?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Get to the root of your career dreams by establishing what interests you more than anything in the world. Start mapping out your ambitions and learn how to create SMART goals to make progress. 

Career Pathways

Career Planning

Career Pathways

What is the number one goal you have for your career?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Overcome the intimidation factor of planning your future using concrete career pathways that help set you up for success. Take a career quiz to know which career clusters resonate with you the most.

Develop a Professional Identity

Explore how professional identity strongly influences how we see ourselves and can lead us towards purposeful and fulfilling work in the future.  

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Building Your 
Professional Identity

Post-Secondary Prep

Building Your 
Professional Identity

Do you know how your online persona represents you?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

This module delivers strategies focused on what makes you unique and how your education, work, and life experiences help develop your skills, behaviors and values and present these in your online persona. 

Create Your Academic Resume

Post-Secondary Prep

Create Your Academic Resume

Do you know which factors admissions officers consider when reviewing college applications?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Learn how to turn your many experiences and accomplishments into a professional-quality Academic Resume. Get tips on how to highlight your high school career in the most clear and impressive way.

Personal Statement

Post-Secondary Prep

Personal Statement

Are you able to effectively communicate your unique qualities and skills to others?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Create a clear and concrete message about your personal accomplishments that can be used on a college application. Take advantage of a handy Writing Process Checklist to develop your ideas.

Build Your Network

Explore who is in your network and how networking with individuals to build community, learn about different career fields, and share best practices and potential opportunities can help you in your future career.  

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Networking and Professionalism

Post-Secondary Prep

Networking & Professionalism

How do you begin building a professional network?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

This module will assist you in discovering the practice of networking for future educational and career opportunities while examining the best practices in scenarios.  

Confronting Failure

Self-Reflection

Confronting Failure

Have you ever considered a “failure” to be a “learning experience”?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Discover the secret to turning failure into personal improvement by taking an honest look at your own experiences. Tap into a Growth Mindset by learning how others turned failure into a positive.

Life After High School

Explore the many paths that are available to you after high school, whether you’re interested in going straight into the workforce, getting a specialized certificate, or pursuing postsecondary studies. 

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Financial Pur$uit

Post-Secondary Prep

Financial Pur$uit

Wondering where to begin the journey on the way to your future career?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Dive into the process of paying for college with this fun self-paced module. Go on a quest to reach the college campus, while learning how to make loans, grants, and scholarships work for you.

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College Blueprint

Post-Secondary Prep

College Blueprint

Wondering where to begin the journey on the way to your future career?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Your invited to join a virtual campus tour to see how the college admissions and application process really works. Use this self-paced module to explore the basics of college access, exploration, the application process, and paying for college.

Scholarships

College Prep

Scholarships

Do you know the most common reasons students receive college scholarships?
High School: Grades 9-12
45–60 minute activity

Think strategically about how you could use a scholarship to help make your career dreams a reality. Learn the difference between Financial Need Scholarships and Merit Scholarships as you plan ahead.