My Next Move: Provides three different ways to explore careers, including an online O*NET Interest Profiler, and then offers a one page description of each occupation highlighting important aspects and links to training and employment information.
mySkills myFuture: Matches a worker’s occupational skills and experiences with the skills needed in other occupations. For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (ie state or zip code) and click directly through to the hiring company’s website. Also links to My Next Move and the O*NET Interest Profiler.
Oregon Career Information System (CIS): CIS is used by many area school districts, so you may already have a CIS account and profile. You can sign in with the user name and password you were previously assigned, or if you’re new to CIS, WorkSource Oregon has paid for you to use this website. Just enter the username: OED Central and password: panda.herd to set up an account.
MyPathCareers: MyPathCareers is a collaborative project of WorkSource Oregon and key partners in postsecondary education and training across the state. This enables youth to explore high demand career options and move forward on their career pathways at one of Oregon’s 17 community colleges.
PathSource: This app offers a convenient way to explore careers, build a resume, and check out a ton of resources to help you get started in a career.
O*NET Interest Profiler: Take this free, 60 question assessment to help steer you in the right direction of careers that match your interests, accompanied by information about those career fields. They also offer a mobile-friendly, 30 question version, and a paper/pencil version.
Career Coach Assessment: Clackamas Community College provides an assessment similar to the O*NET Interest Profiler to help students match their interests with career fields. Many of these career pathways can start at Clackamas Community College!
FAFSA: This should be the first site to visit when preparing for college. It will help to establish eligibility for federal student aid.
OSAC: The state of Oregon’s official website for student financial aid, grants, and scholarship opportunities administered by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission.
Veritasprep: Free SAT tips, strategies, practice tests and online lessons.
College Board: Resources to help you plan for college.
College Scholarships: Search for financial aid opportunities, grants and loan opportunities.
FINAID!: A comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools.
Scholarship Experts: This site is a search engine to help students find scholarship opportunities.
iMatchSkills: Oregon’s database to help connect employers with job seekers. Set up your iMatchSkills profile to match your skills and experience for jobs across Oregon.
WorkSource Oregon: This site includes tools to help you prepare for employment, be successful, and advance in your career. It also offers links to the Oregon Career Information System (CIS) and Train Oregon with hundreds of free on-line training options.
Indeed: Indeed is comprehensive job search engine, helping to connect job seekers with employers.
Idealist: An interactive site where you can find people, organizations, groups, jobs, volunteer opportunities, events, and more.
JobDango: Job search engine that focuses on the Northwest companies and jobseekers.
Mac’s List: Jobs based in the Portland Metro area, with a specialization in non-profits, education, social services, and helping professions. This site also offers a ton of different tools as well as internships and volunteer opportunities.