Career Cruising

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is a web-based career exploration and planning tool used by your son or daughter to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, from home, or wherever your son or daughter has access to the Internet.

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Summary of Features

ASSESSMENTS
Explore assessments by answering questions about both likes and dislikes to help find careers that much up with your interests. The Learning Styles Inventory helps discover how you learn and retain information and find tips on how to improve your study habits to suit your learning style.

CAREERS
Thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and related college programs. Watch interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to career profiles. Discover local, regional, and state labor market needs for chosen careers.

EDUCATION
Search for schools and majors, compare schools and develop your college planning timeline. Connect education and training requirements for occupations that will fill labor market needs.

COLLEGE AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
Comprehensive college and financial aid information, with a number of useful search tools to help your child find the right college and the right scholarships for them.


FOR STUDENTS

MY PLAN
An online portfolio where you can develop and reflect on education options, interests, and career exploration activities, and make plans for the future.

EMPLOYMENT GUIDE
Advice for all stages of the job search process, including developing a job search plan, networking, writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and adjusting to a new job.

RESUME BUILDER
Integrated with the My Plan tool to help you create, format, and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily.


FOR PARENTS

PARENT PORTAL
Allows you to view the information your child has stored in his or her Plan, learn more about the careers and schools that your child is interested in, and communicate with your child’s career advisor. To register for the Parent Portal account, your student can grant you access through their student profile. Here's how

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