Vocational assessment and evaluation are invaluable pieces to complete the transition process. An appropriately provided vocational assessment helps to guide the process of discovery for an individual seeking direction in their future career path. A wide range of options can be provided through these services including career screening assessments, career exploration, interest and aptitude testing, hands-on worksample exploration, situational assessment and community based exploration. Through these varied processes, vocational evaluation personnel can help students recognize their strenghts, talents, interests and unique abilities as they relate to future career training, transition and employment opportunities.
- The Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals Association – This nonprofit organization is committed to advancing and improving the fields of vocational evaluation and career assessment and represents the needs of professionals who provide those services. Its scope of services encompasses individuals who need assistance with vocational development and/or career decision making.
- Career Exploration
- Career OneStop – This site has information on all the tools you need to find a career, where to find training and skills needed for various careers. Career videos are available in English and Spanish.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics – Decide what you are interested in and find a career, learn more about the Bureau of Labor Statistics and how they can help with a job search.
- Livecareer – Build your resume, write a great cover letter, master the interview, learn about employment in various career areas, and the companies that hire people.