Career Development

System Component 3: Career Development

Helping learners make informed choices about careers and related education and training.

 

Action Steps for Career Development This short document provides a list of sample action steps for developing a strong career development program. 

Career Development Competencies & Activities, K-12 – This short document provides an overview of career development skills and knowledge, as well as suggested activities, for grades K-3, 4-6, 7-8, and 9-12.

Career Development Competencies & Activities, Adult Programming  This short document provides an overview of career development skills and knowledge, as well as suggested activities, for programs serving adult learners.

Career Development Overview – This short document provides a concise overview of the four stages of career development.

The Holland Code Job-Match System – This document explains the theory and job-person matching model developed by Dr. John Holland, a theory that people and work environments can be loosely classified into six different groups. 

Overview of Career Development Activities – This short document provides descriptions about a variety of career development activities, including freshman seminars and work-based learning.

Positive Evidence for Career Development This short document provides a summary of key evidence demonstrating the positive impact career development.  

Indiana School Counseling Initiative, CELL With Support from the Lilly Foundation, CELL at the University of Indianapolis is providing technical assistance and support for improving school counseling in Indiana.  To learn more, click here

Indiana School Counseling Research Review This report, published by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in 2014, provides an in-depth review of school counseling in Indiana. 

 

Career Technical Student Organizations (NC3T)

Resource Career Development Planning (K-12) (NC3T)

Resource Career Development Planning (adult learner) (NC3T)

Integrating Career Development into a Pathways System (An NC3T Webinar)

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