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Career Cruising

  • Use Career Cruising to explore careers.
  • See your social studies teacher for log in instructions



Print Resources

  • Check class cart for appropriate titles.
  • Encyclopedias under the windows



eBooks


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  • Click the above MackinVIA logo
  • Enter Canonsburg Middle School in the School box and then click the blue Log In button
  • Then, click the blue Google button on the left to log in to MackinVia with your Canon-McMillan Google account, or enter your Canon-McMillan Username and Password in the boxes on the right.
  • Click the red Groups button on the left and select Careers to see all of our MackinVia Career eBooks, or search your career in the search box.
  • Click the Green Open Now button for a book you want to read.
  • Click the red book in the top right-hand corner and then MLA 8 to generate the citation for your book.
  • Click the Copy to Clipboard button to copy the citation and paste it into your bibliography in NoodleTools.
  • When you are finished with the book, click the Close Book link in the lower right-hand corner.



Databases


Select a database to search...

...And copy the citation to paste into NoodleTools





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Free Websites

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Click the Destiny Quest button to search Destiny for possible web sites to use.

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Other Recommended Websites


Star.PNGBigFutures by the College Board: Major and Career Search

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Career Exploration (K-12) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

CareerGPS
Find current, detailed information about how much jobs pay, what type of education or training is recommended, and where you can go to get the necessary education.

Star.PNGCareerOneStop: Occupation Profiles
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor a source for career exploration, training, & jobs

CareerShip: Career Search
Review careers by cluster, match careers to your interests, or search for a particular career. For each career, you will have access to a variety of information: Tasks, Wages, Career outlook, Interests, Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Similar careers

Careersight: Career Categories
Careers in innovative technology

Star.PNGCareerZone Pennsylvania
Comprehensive information on 900 occupations includes PA specific wages, worker attributes, job characteristics, and much more. Also includes career videos that provide a snap shot of the featured occupation.

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Use this website to find schools and their tuition for specific careers.

iSeek Careers: Career Search Tools
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Institute of Education Sciences: College Navigator

Job Shadow
Read first hand accounts and ‘job shadows’ of real people with real jobs.

JobStar Central

Kids.gov: Jobs & Careers

Knowitall Media: Career Aisle > Career Clusters

Star.PNGLearn How to Become
Understand what it takes to land your perfect career, from picking the right school all the way to climbing the company ladder. This website is a one-stop, comprehensive resource that can guide you through each of the steps you need to take to begin your career path.

Star.PNGMy Next Move
Use this interactive tool to explore personalized career suggestions based on your interests. Includes tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. My Next Move is a streamlined version of O*NET OnLine: Find Occupations

Pennsylvania Career Guide
Be patient. This may take awhile to load.

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Peterson's
Use this website to find a school that's right for you.

United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Outlook Handbook
The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.



Assessments


CareerZone: Pennsylvania: Assessments

iSeek Careers: Explore Careers: Assess Yourself



Citing Your Sources


Do you need help citing facts within your paper?
See the Purdue Online Writing Lab's MLA In-Text Citations: The Basics page for information to assist you.