Career Knowledge Features
Career Assessments for Middle and High Schoolers
Students can learn about requirements for specific careers, explore local and national salaries, and create a plan to reach career goals.
- Career Key encourages exploration of a variety of occupations and accurately matches students to careers that best fit their strengths for long-term success.
- Career Interest Profiler helps high school students discover more than 1,000 careers and learn and identify which specific careers match their profile and interests.
Resume Builder provides students with step-by-step guidance for creating an effective resume, which can be exported in PDF or Word format and used to apply for internships and jobs.
Naviance helps create 500,000 resumes each year.
Roadtrip Nation Interview Archive
The Roadtrip Nation interview archive is a digital career exploration tool that enables students to discover new pathways, interests, and ambitions. The archive includes over 7,000 full-length video interviews conducted by young people, chronicling the diverse personal stories of leaders who have turned their interests into their life’s work.
Students can find videos that are a good match for them based on interest or thematic categories, or by answering a few questions to help tailor specific leaders and experiences to each student.
Funding support to help build career knowledge competencies
The Perkins Act affords states and local communities the opportunity to implement a vision for career exploration and preparation that strengthens the connections between secondary and postsecondary education. It supports the educational needs of students and balances those needs with the current emerging needs of the economy.