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Career Exploration

Leander ISD offers opportunities to help you identify and develop your individual career goals through interest and personality inventories provided in Naviance and course sequences established in the Programs of Study. These resources will help you begin matching your interests and skills with career opportunities.
  • How is your earning potential related to higher education?
  • What are your chances of getting the job you want when you graduate?
  • How can you identify the college that best fits your skills and career interests?
First Steps to Career Readiness

Reflect & Discover
Naviance - try the StrengthsExplorer, Career Interest Profiler, & Cluster Finder 
Roadtrip Nation - RoadMap to Careers
Texas Reality Check - use this tool to calculate cost of living and lifestyle expectations
Big Future - match interests with careers 
ASVAB Career Exploration Program - register at your high school to take this free test to match your aptitudes with your interests to pinpoint career possibilities

Explore Your Areas of Interest through Classes
LISD Program of Study and Endorsement Areas 
Consider taking classes at Austin Community College while in high school.

Other Ways to Explore

Join related clubs/organizations
Volunteer Match
Work, intern, or job shadow - participate in COOL Week during senior year

Career-Degree Connections

Use these resources to explore careers, education & training, and understand earnings potential
Naviance - Explore Careers & Clusters

Occupational Outlook Handbook - assembled by the U.S. Dept of Labor

ONET - career exploration and job analysis

Certificate, Technical, & Associate Degree Opportunities