Career Planning Information

Please note that these links are provided for informational purposes only. Ravenna School District does not endorse or partner with any of these sites, and it is up to the individual’s discretion as to the usability of the information contained in these sites.

  • Audio Engineering – This site, maintained by the audio engineering society, has links to schools where a student may study audio engineering, internships, and a description of the career itself.
  • Bridges – Bridges is the leading provider of software-based and online education planning, career exploration, and high school/college test prep resources. Offers free subscriptions to newsletters that focus on college and career news.
  • Best Future: Careers in Court Reporting and Broadcast Captioning – This objective site put out by a professional organization describes job responsibilities, salary, and employment outlook for court reporters and broadcast captioners.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – The Bureau of Labor Statistics website includes data from the Deparment of Labor about the economy, including projections and regional information. Publications such as The Occupational Outlook Handbook is an excellent starting place to search for employment information on specific occupations.
  • Career Builder – Owned by Gannett Co, Inc., Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company, and Microsoft Corp., CareerBuilder offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder.com powers the career sites for more than 9,000 Web sites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL.
  • Career Key – The Career Key interest inventory assist students with identifying personality types, finding jobs that fit those types and has links to find out more about those jobs. A sections also explores how to make good career decisions, based on Holland career clusters.
  • Career View – Here you’ll find information on how to find the right job. In addition to resources that can help you locate career opportunities, it includes a wealth of information on resume writing, interviewing skills, best-paying and fastest-growing fields and careers, etc.
  • Construction Industry Service Corporation – CISCO provides information and assistance the jobs available in the unionized construction industry.
  • Dictionary of Occupational Titles – All 12,741 DOT job descriptions, indexed alphabetically, and instantly accessible from your browser, free of charge.
  • Exploring Occupations – Comprehensive site from the University of Manitoba provides links to career information ranging from accountant to writer.
  • FBI – Information on careers with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Gemological Institute of America – If you are interested in being a jeweler, this professional site has links to education opportunities all over the country as well as on line.
  • Home Builders Institute – Home Builders Institute, the workforce development arm of the National Association of Home Builders, is dedicated to the advancement and enrichment of education and training programs serving the needs of the building industry.
  • Internship Programs – This site is a data base of over 2800 programs and 200,000 positions where students can locate internships and employers can list internship opportunities.
  • Job Profiles – Experienced workers share the rewards and stressful parts of their jobs, basic skills required, challenges of the future and advice on entering the field.
  • Military Sealift Command – The nation’s largest civilian service maritme organization providing logistic support to U.S. military forces worldwide.
  • NASA Jobs – Information on careers with the Nation Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • Oceanlink – Careers in Marine Science – Site with extensive links to information about careers in marine biology, oceanography, zoos, and marine science.
  • Paleontological Research Institution: Education – The Paleontological Research Institution describes what paleontologists study.
  • Peace Corps – This site provides information about job opportunities with the Corps and how you can get involved in volunteer projects overseas.
  • Today’s Military – Information on careers in all branches of the US Military.
  • UW Help – Site from the University of Wisconsin career center ties together career planning with selecting a college major. Also includes a link to WISCareers, with free access to students exploring the UW System as a potential student.
  • What Color is Your Parachute? – This long awaited site from career counseling guru Richard Bolles, serves as a complement to his well known book. The site has links to take an interest inventory, create a resume, find out about salaries and look for jobs.