Career Readiness
Career Readiness


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Helpful Links
AchieveTexas
State education initiative designed to help students and their parents make informed education choices.
AchieveTexas

Apprenticeships
On-the-job opportunities for learning skills related to classroom experiences.
Apprenticeships (ACT)

Career-degree connections
Texas Labor Market Occupation Explorer
Hot Jobs in Texas
10 Industries with the Fastest Employment Growth
Hot Jobs for the Future

Career Interest Survey
Short online surveys designed to match student interests, talents, and skills with career options.
Career Selection and Planning Guide
Occupation Interest Survey
College Board Career Study
Career Interest Survey

Choosing a Major
Facts About Choosing a Major 
Princeton Review: Learning About College Majors 

Community College
Community College: FAQs
Earning Potential
Learn how higher education impacts future earning power.
Top Jobs for the Future
Forbes: 15 Most Valuable College Majors
U.S. Census Earning Potential Data

First Steps to Career Readiness 
Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Information  
College Board’s College & Career Planning Site
ACT Career Planning Tips
Texas Career Clusters

Internships
Opportunities for students to apply classroom knowledge in a supervised work setting, often for pay.
College Board: How to Find an Internship

Vocational Counseling
Information for assisting students in choosing suitable occupations.
Career and Technical Education Web Resources
U.S. Government Job Opportunities