Top career cluster resources


Published on

Career Clusters are –
A system that matches educational and career planning
A group of similar occupations and industries

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Top career cluster resources

  1. 1. Career Clusters Gateways to the Future Created by Dr. Mary Askew Holland Codes Resource Center © 2002 - 2012
  2. 2. Career Clusters are –  A system that matches educational and career planning  A group of similar occupations and industriesDefinitions
  3. 3. There are sixteen (16) Interests Areas Career Clusters –1. Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources2. Architecture & Construction3. Arts, A/V Technology & Communication4. Business, Management & Administration5. Education & Training6. Finance16 Career Clusters (1-6)
  4. 4. More Career Clusters… 7. Government & Public Administration 8. Health Science 9. Hospitality & Tourism 10. Human Services 11. Information Technology16 Career Clusters (7-11)
  5. 5. More Career Clusters… 12. Law, Public Safety & Security 13. Manufacturing 14. Marketing, Sales & Service 15. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics 16. Transportation, Distribution & Logistics16 Career Clusters (12–16)
  6. 6. Career cluster tools used in career and educational planning include:  Career cluster database  Models  Brochures  Pathways  High school plan of study  Interest and Skills Areas  CrosswalksCareer Cluster Tools
  7. 7. Career Cluster Resources include –  States Career Clusters  ONET  Louisiana Integrated Skills Assessment (LISA)  Enhanced Occupational Outlook HandbookCareer Cluster Resources
  8. 8.  is the official website for the States Career Clusters Initiative (SCCI). This website serves as a clearinghouse for Career Clusters research, products, services and technical assistance for implementation of the States Career Clusters FrameworkState Career Clusters
  9. 9.  The ONET is the most well-known career cluster resource.ONET
  10. 10. ONET OnLine and Content Model had six descriptors or domains –  Worker Characteristics  Worker Requirements  Experience Requirements  Occupation Requirements  Occupation Specific  Occupation CharacteristicsONET (2)
  11. 11. One of the most unique comprehensive career cluster resources is the Louisiana Integrated Skills Assessment (LISA), an Internet program. LISA lets you explore career clusters, careers, abilities, training requirements, and more.Lisa (Louisiana Integrated SkillsAssessment)
  12. 12. Using the Lisa, you can do the following tasks: Assessment: Explore career options using the Work Importance Locator. I Enjoy: Find careers based upon the things that you enjoy. Cluster: Find careers from Career Cluster Groups. Search: Search for jobs based on knowledge, skills, and abilities.Lisa (2)
  13. 13. Using the Lisa, you can also do the These activities: Best Match: Use your current job to find knowledge, skills, and abilities to identify a new career. Compare: Compare current job to potential new job. Profile: Use this feature to create a profile from a selected career.Lisa (3)
  14. 14. The Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook is the best reference guide available that lists information about: Career Clusters/ GOE Interest Groups Holland Codes ONET Codes Job descriptionsEnhanced Occupational OutlookHandbook
  15. 15.  The Handbook has more than 6,500 job descriptions. The Enhanced Occupational Outlook Handbook combines information from three most authoritative occupational data sources:  Occupational Outlook Handbook  O*NET database  Dictionary of Occupational TitlesEnhanced Occupational OutlookHandbook (2)