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Career and Occupational Information

​​Career planning begins with exploring your interest. There are various personality inventories and assessments to help you understand how your interests relate to a career. The links within this webpage are designed to help you understand you. Your school counselor can also help with this process. Use the links below to help you discover and plan for a career.

Career Connection 
The Career Connection is a partnership among Volusia/Flagler County Schools, Daytona State College (DSC), the Workforce Development Board of Volusia/Flagler Counties, Inc., and business and community partners. The Career Connection provides career awareness, exploration and training to students throughout the high school experience and beyond through these strong partnerships​.

Career One Stop 
Career One Stop provides data from a variety of federal and state sources, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) at the U.S. Department of Labor; the U.S. Department of Education; the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Department of Commerce; the Bureau of the Census at the U.S. Department of Commerce; and other Federal, State, and private institutions. Sources of data are cited and web links are provided where possible.​

Choices Planner 
Helps students explore career and education options and track their progress as they create successful plans.​

Employ Florida
Employ Florida links all of Florida's workforce services—state and local—to each other. The Employ Florida Marketplace is a powerful online labor market exchange tool specifically designed for employers, job seekers, students, training providers, workforce customer service representatives and professionals, and others seeking benefits and services​.

Mapping Your Future 
Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service organization of the financial aid industry - bringing together the expertise of the industry to provide free college, career, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.​

My Future 
My Future is a service presented by the United States Department of Defense (DoD). The goal of the site is to help students understand the opportunities available to them after graduation, and better prepare them for the choices and challenges they have ahead.​

The Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides information regarding the training and education needed for various occupations, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions. In addition, the Handbook provides job search tips and links to information about the job market in each State.​

The Occupational Information Network provides a comprehensive database that identifies and describes occupations, worker skills, knowledge, abilities and workplace requirements for jobs across the country in 211 sectors of the economy.​

The Princeton Review 
Online database of career advice for insightful information on hundreds of occupations, internship opportunities, and general advice on interviewing and public speaking.​

VCS Outlook Web Access
VCS Staff Applications