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Career Awareness

A career is all the productive work, paid and unpaid, performed throughout a person's lifetime. Career Education provides students with opportunities to learn about their interests, to become aware and appreciate a range of careers, and to develop decision-making, job-seeking, and job-keeping skills.

Explore the links below to help make informed career choices.

Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
Resource maintained by The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Explore health and medical science careers developed by the National Institute of Health. Read interviews by health professionals or browse the 100+ career database.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Nationally recognized source of career information. Includes information about what workers do on the job, working conditions, job outlook, and more.

Career Onestop
Excellent web site for students, parents, and career advisors offering tools for career exploration. Use the Career Onestop Toolkit to find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, employer contacts nationwide, and an extensive career resource library online.

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Information about and practice questions for the ASVAB, a multi-aptitude test battery that allows students to identify different abilities and compare test performance to that of other students at their grade level.

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