Career Planning Resources

ASVAB Career Exploration Program:   

The ASVAB Career Exploration Program includes a validated aptitude test and interest assessment. The results are used to guide career exploration using our career planning tools.

All 10th grade students take ASVAB and complete the Career Exploration Tutorial. 

ODE Career Pathways:

Ohio Department of Education Career Connections/Career Pathways:

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations. These pathways offer an overview of the various career options along with education and training that can begin as early as grade 7. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.

Additional Career Resources

Ohio Means Jobs: Ohio’s Career-Planning and Career Guide Website 

  • Career Profile: Just answer a few questions about yourself and Career Profile will suggest career options that match your interests. 

  • Career Cluster Inventory: Just answer the questions in the Career Cluster Inventory. The results will suggest career options that best relate to your interests. 

Strengthening Stark Jobs Platform Information on trends in Stark County employment!

Ohio Department of Education EDCONNECTION Find Your Career Pathway Toolkit and Video

Sector Fact Sheets:  Association for Career and Technical Education Sector Fact Sheets describes some of the most prolific and growing industries in the U.S. economy. The fact sheets (11 in total at this time) are based on U.S. Department of Labor data and other sources of economic information. Wide-ranging careers are available to students in these sectors, but employers hiring for those positions face shortages of qualified candidates.

CareerSighted: A collection of videos about various career paths.

O*Net: Explore various occupations.

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services: Ohio Labor Market Information: Research trends in Ohio’s labor market. Good to know what your job outlook will be with a certain career field.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook: Research national trends in the labor market, while exploring career options.

Ohio Apprenticeship Programs: Ohio has more than 900 Registered Apprenticeship programs that teach high-level skills for today’s workplace.  Each program includes, at minimum, 2000 hours of structured on-the-job training and 144 hours each year of related technical instruction.

Electrical Trades Center of Greater Stark County: Want to earn while you learn a trade with a growing need right here in Stark County? Learn more about becoming a Journeyman Electrician at this website.