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Career Planning

Career planning overview

The Career Planning component of Naviance allows students to realize their goals, skills, knowledge, values, constraints, and interests to help them make better academic decisions. During this process, students learn about the academic preparation required to pursue careers that will likely be fulfilling.

The career data is provided to Naviance from O*NET and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. O*NET is a trademark of the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Naviance updates its databases according to the information available on these sites.

To get started:

  1. Set up career planning.
  2. Have students complete career planning activities in Naviance Student.
  3. Track students' career planning activities.

To access career information in Naviance, navigate to Careers, then select Explore Careers or Explore Clusters and Pathways.

Get started

Depending on your goals and objectives, consider having students complete the following activities to get started:

Browse careers

Students can review career profiles and career cluster profiles to learn more about careers of interest.

Search job opportunitiesStudents can search for job opportunities and make connections between job opportunities and careers to enhance their career exploration.

Explore local opportunities

Students can find information provided by districts, states, industries, organizations, or businesses about local career opportunities with high workforce demand.

Watch Roadtrip Nation videos

Students can search the interview archive by interests and themes to expose them to potential careers in their areas of interest.

Find work-based learning events

Students can search through work-based learning events and opportunities added by the school or district, favorite events, and indicate if they are applying or attending.

Classroom activities

The information students find using the career planning tools can be used in classroom activities.

EnglishWrite a resume using one of the careers from your favorite list in Naviance Student.

Creative writing

Write an autobiography for yourself as having one of the careers from your favorite list in Naviance Student.

MathCreate a household budget using the expected wages for one of the careers from your favorite list in Naviance Student.
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