Naviance Student Career Resources
Naviance Student has a variety assessments and tools to help students with career exploration. Students can log in to Naviance Student to explore the suite of assessments and all of the tools that are designed to help students choose their future path. Go to the Naviance Student tab on the right to see a description of all of the Naviance Career Assessments.
The Division of Career and Adult Education provides career, educational and related information through online publications and Internet-based programs. This information is used by counselors, career specialists, teachers and others to assist students in making informed career and educational decisions.
The Florida career and education planning system, MyCareerShines, allows Floridians to explore careers, identify personal preferences for future employment and learn about the educational requirements for specific professions.
This planning tool is free of-charge. The MyCareerShines program includes assessments for career interests, work values and skills. More information can be found at mycareershines.org.
The Career Cruiser is a career exploration activity book for students. The Career Cruiser provides self-assessment activities to assist students in thinking about personal interests and career goals. Charts display sample occupations in 17 career clusters. Occupational descriptions, average earnings and minimum educational level required for the job are also listed.
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Why CTE? Graduate College and Career Ready!
Internships: Can be found under enrichment in the College tab in Naviance.
Industry Certifications: Gold Standard Career Pathways, the SBE-approved Statewide CTE Articulation Agreements are based on industry certifications. These agreements are intended to be a minimum guarantee of articulated credit and do not preclude institutions from granting additional credit based on local agreements. Additional information can be found at http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/career-technical-edu-agreements/industry-certification.stml
Broward College Career Pathway Dual Enrollment: Students can enroll in Broward College technical coursework if they meet the following criteria. Students can see their school counselor for more information on Career Pathway Dual Enrollment at Broward College:
- Students must be enrolled in a CTE program at their high school and have completed a minimum of two courses within that program
- Students must have an overall 2.5 or higher unweighted gpa
- Students must have a 3.0 or higher unweighted gpa in their high school CTE courses
The U.S. Military branches offer another option for students after high school graduation. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is the required entrance test to enlist in the U.S. Military. For more information on the ASVAB, please visit http://www.military.com/ASVAB.
Visit the websites below for more information related to entrance requirements:
- United States Air Force http://www.airforce.com,
- United States Army http://www.goarmy.com,
- United States Coast Guard http://www.uscg.mil,
- United States Marine Corps http://www.marines.com,
- United States Navy http://www.navy.com
Joining one of the branches of the armed services is attractive to many students. They offer many training programs, various educational and retirement benefits. · Take the ASVAB. (This test is administered at your high school.) · Compare different branches.
Junior Achievement (JA) World:
Since inception, Junior Achievement has been committed to "experiential learning". Taking it to the next level, Junior Achievement of South Florida is proud of JA World, which involves two programs: JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. These dramatic programs significantly transform how every local student is taught to view the world of work, free enterprise and their possibilities for success in it.
Career, Technical, Adult & Community Education