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Career Profiles has some interesting articles but when you search for education programs you only find private institutions in the USA. Many of the institutions offer programs that seem like short cuts and are probably not great as a planning resource for high school students.
This blog hosts a wide variety of career topics but many are not as relevant to our students
This resource has a nicely set up series of lesson plans for middle school with some links to You Tube resources. Not all fit but some concepts are a match for our program.
The State of Indiana has a career exploration game that allows middle school students to customize their car, explore career options based on their personality assessment and learn about salary and job prospects. I do not like the prospects part at middle school as it could cause students to reject ideas and the wage ranges are different than Canada, but the occupation information is often similar.
Health and safety resource for youth
Links to US sites that include some type of career education
Money may be the most widley abused resource that could earn significant dividends (ha ha) if youth used it wisely - but still had some fun
The Challenge Factory is a career management service for people who are nearing or in retirement. Although not attractive to high school students I thought it might be good for them to see that the rest of the world is planning and advancing those career plans.
LInk to the Government of Canada financial services page with a simple to use budget calculator
Rogue Community College in the US has a Holland Codes assessment that hooks you up with a list of interesting occupations