• Career Planning Tools

    CCAC-Specific Tools

    Take an interests inventory and talk with a career counselor: Counseling

    Search for job postings available to CCAC students and graduates: Job Placement & Career Services

    Explore careers and the CCAC programs that prepare students for the workforce: CCAC Career Coach - This new database allows students to contextualize careers with real-time labor market data for the Southwestern Pennsylvania region and connect those careers back to credentials that can be earned at CCAC.

    External Tools - Pennsylvania (State)

    PACareerZone - Allows students to do an online career interest assessment, provides links to important career resources and also has great budgeting tools.

    Getting Them There - Website focuses on getting students to college by providing free downloadable resources. Students, parents and educators will find this website invaluable as a single source of resources and links designed to help get Pennsylvania students to postsecondary education.

    Career Education & Work Standards Toolkit - An electronic toolkit that provides resources, references, crosswalks and other tools to assist elementary, middle and high schools students, teachers and administrators with Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards.

    External Tools - United States (Federal)

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook- Profiles hundreds of occupations and describes what they do, the work environment, skills needed, pay and more. Each profile also includes employment projections.

    O*NET OnLine - Detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers. Information includes the tasks performed on a job, the education required, and links to many other online resources.