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Career Exploration

    CAREER & COLLEGE EXPLORATION with NAVIANCE 

With Naviance you can explore careers in multiple ways!

 

At CHS students complete assessments throughout their high school career.
          9th grade ~ Strengths Explorer” and the “Career Cluster Finder” assessments   
          10th grade and again in 11th grade ~ “Career Interest Profiler” 

  1. You can search for a career you are interested in by going to the careers tab and typing the name of the career in the search bar. Naviance will give you an overview of that career, the knowledge and skills required, the typical tasks and activities, and the wages. You can favorite a career by clicking on the heart.
     
  2. Check out the Roadtrip Nation Interview Archive! Students just like you ask questions to leaders in their career fields:

    THE ROADTRIP NATION INTERVIEW ARCHIVE

  3. You can take several assessments of your strengths, interests, activities you enjoy, personal qualities and your favorite subjects in school - each assessment will generate a potential list of careers for you.

Career Cluster Finder
The Career Cluster Finder is a simple assessment that helps a student discover which career clusters may be a good match based on activities that interest him or her, personal qualities the student has and subjects the student enjoys in school. The results of the assessment include the top three clusters the student is matched with and a ranking of all clusters with a percentage match for the student.

Career Clusters Students can Explore:

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Career Interest Profiler
The Career Interest Profiler is an online career interest assessment for students based on Holland’s interest codes. The results of the assessment include the student’s strongest field of interest with definitions of all the Holland interest codes. Students can view matching careers and career clusters organized by the amount of preparation each needs.

​Holland Interest Codes
Holland codes are based on the idea that career satisfaction depends on compatibility between personality and work environment. The six personality types are:

  • Realistic
  • Investigative
  • Artistic
  • Social
  • Enterprising
  • Conventional