Millard South High School utilizes Naviance to assist us and our students in managing the college and career planning process. Naviance is a comprehensive website that students and parents can use as a tool in planning for their future. Registration code information for students and parents can be obtained by contacting the Counseling Office.
Please click here to access Naviance
Here are some of the features to explore in Family Connection:
Do What You Are
This personality assessment helps students focus on who they are and what educational path is best for them. Students complete the Self Discovery Assessment in 30 to 45 minutes and receive useful personality type information as well as individual suggestions for careers and college majors.
Explore information on hundreds of careers. Each career listed has four tabs: an overview which includes a job description and related occupations, knowledge and skills, tasks and activities and wages.
The Career Interest Profiler is a tool that can help you discover the types of work activities and careers that match your interests. The interest profiler has 180 questions about work activities that people do at their jobs.
Other helpful websites:
Websites that help you find a career that fits your personality?
The Keirsey Temperament Sorter This personality inventory organizes your answers to approximately 60 questions into four personality types. More information is given about temperament, and gives the personality types of famous people. Very interesting site.
Interests Game (U. of Missouri)
This quick exercise is based on Holland's theory that people and work environments can be classified into six different groups: Realistic, Investigative, Social, Artistic, Enterprising, or Conventional. Check it out!
Learn Link Assessments- Here you can find your True Color with corresponding jobs, find your Career Strengths and ACT Workkeys.
Students.net - The this site has the only career test on the web that enables you to see where you stand among 900 jobs. Look no further now, find the Job that you are made for!
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Published by the US Dept of Labor, the Handbook gives detailed information on several hundred different careers.
Nebraska Career Resources:
Nebraska Career Connections - This site is a collaborative effort of several state and nonprofit organizations to coordinate resources and services accessible to all Nebraskans. Nebraska Career Connections is a resource to assist students and adults with career exploration and planning, educational planning and preparation, job seeking and skill development. Contact the Counseling Department for username and password.
Nebraska CareerLink - Super site right here in Omaha. It includes apprenticeship programs for high school students and a rather good job listing for adults.
Nebraska Workforce Development - Lots of information about local employment opportunities.
Nebraska Career Resources - Looking for a job in Nebraska? This is a huge resource!
ASVAB Program: - This site has information about the ASVAB test and give information as to how the ASVAB can help you in career exploration and planning for the future.
Careers in the Military: - Find out if the military is for you with this helpful site.
Exploring: - Explorer Posts are worksite-based programs that give young people one-on-one experience with professionals in a variety of careers. It's a chance for you to learn about career choices, increase self-esteem and develop potential employment contacts. Students can choose from several career fields, including aviation, business, engineering, health care, law enforcement and more. Take the survey and receive invitations to exploring posts related to your areas of interest.
Job Hunters Bible - From the author of "What Color is my Parachute", Dick Bolles, this site is designed as a supplement to his book. Lots of very practical information here!
ResumeTutor **** (University of Minnesota)- Get help with writing your resume here! This step-by step-tutorial contains some excellent examples of three different types of resumes and walks you through the process of writing a resume.
Summer Jobs and Internships:
Coolworks - Jobs in National Parks and other cool places! Great site to find the perfect summer job in a vacation spot!
Summer Opportunities - There are thousands of summer jobs, camps, and volunteer programs listed here. It is a page from Peterson's (College and Career Info).
The Student Conservation Association - The SCA provides expense-paid internships for college kids to work in US Forests, National Parks and Wildlife Refuges on conservation projects. It provides 15 - 19 year olds with volunteer opportunities.
AmericorpsOutward Bound Program - A wilderness challenge for the adventuresome.
YMCA of the Rockies - Looking for seasonal employment in Colorado, check this out.