Career Cruising (Parents)

For Parents: What is Career Cruising?

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Career Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning tool used by your son or daughter to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, from home, or wherever your son or daughter has access to the Internet. Features of the program include:

  • Assessment - world-renowned assessment tools to help your child identify his or her career interests, skills, abilities, and learning styles
  • Career Profiles - thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and related college programs
  • Multimedia Interviews - interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to career profiles
  • College and Financial Aid Information - comprehensive college and financial aid information, with a number of useful search tools to help your child find the right college and the right scholarships
  • Employment Guide - advice for all stages of the job search process, including developing a job search plan, networking, writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and adjusting to a new job
  • My Plan - an online portfolio where your child can develop and reflect on his or her academic, personal, and career exploration activities, and make plans for the future 
  • Resume Builder - integrated with the My Plan tool to help your child create, format, and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily
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