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Tired of people asking, "What do you want to do after you graduate?" It is hard to decide on one career when there are so many exciting opportunities to choose from. So start exploring!

Visit our new web-based career exploration tool - CareerCruising

www.careercruising.com

Please contact your Guidance Counsellor for the school's username and password

                                                        

Career Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning tool you can use to explore career and education options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, from home, or wherever you have access to the Internet. Features of the program include:

Interest and Skills Assessment - a world-renowned career assessment tool to help people identify suitable career options based on their interests and skills

Career Profiles - thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and post-secondary programs

Multimedia Interviews - interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to the career profiles

College, University, and Apprenticeship Information - detailed information on post-secondary education and training options

Other Features Include:

Electronic Career Portfolio - available online, so students can develop their education and career plans from wherever they access Career Cruising

Resume Builder - integrated with the Portfolio Tool to help students format and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily

Check out these great career exploration links:

Nova Scotia Youth Secretariat Career Options:  Dept. of Education
Ednet Apprenticeship and Skills Training Career Navigator:  Self-Assessment Quizzes
Cyber Guidance: Career Information Human Resources Development
Career Edge: Internship The Monster Board