Career Information Resources
Review a collection of links to local, state, and national career and labor market information sites.
Check out these jointly produced materials designed to teach students about the world of work and engage them in the career planning process.
The NCDG is a career knowledge, skills, and decision-making framework. Use these guidelines to identify activities and strategies for developing high-quality career programs.
Obtain information to help prepare young people and adults for postsecondary education and careers.
Find information from newsletters, videos, books focusing on advancing technological literacy among school counselors and administrators.
Twenty-one states operate these state-based career information systems. Use the map on this site to find the CIS operator in your state.
Career Assessment Instruments
The Fifth Edition of this essential resource is edited by Edwin A. Whitfield, Rich Feller, & Chris Wood.
Obtain information on commonly used instruments from Florida State University's Tech Center's virtual "filing cabinet" of career information resources.
Links to the Eric Clearinghouse, where you can search for and read articles by assessment title, author or assessment description. Type author Jerome Kapes in the Search Term field, for example.
Professional Development Opportunities
Obtain information on this certification for individuals who provide career assistance.
Find out how to attend this annual conference sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Center on Education and Work.
Learn more about the National Certified Counselor certification, as well as three other specialty certifications.
Learn more about this premiere conference for career development professionals.
This list of opportunities for professional development and continuing education provides detailed information for online, at-home, and national opportunities.
Read articles covering best practices, how-to details, career tips, and book reviews in NCDA's web magazine.
NCDA's official journal with articles covering career counseling, work and leisure, career education, coaching, and management.
A quarterly publication of NCDA for members, this print magazine is a themed publication offering articles that balance a broad vision with practical applications. Each issue offers a focused article on a select theme, a feature article on a prominent NCDA event, specific content for four departments (including School Counselors, Professional Counselors, Graduate Students, and Career Development Facilitators), and four regular columns.
Use this database, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, to find materials on the topic of career development. Just type your topic of interest in the Search Term: field.
Learn more about NCDA's parent organization for professional counselors. ACA also includes the following related divisions:
Learn more about this organization, which focuses on enhancing school counseling programs and researching effective counseling practices. Offers a Professional Interest Network covering career development issues.
Connect to this organization dedicated to preparing youth and adults for careers.
Find information for individuals in the field of educational and vocational guidance, including the Counsellor Resource Center. Click here for a sample IAEVG Newsletter.
Find out how to access technical information collected for career practitioners on college campuses.