Harrison-MortonMiddle School

Careers

The middle school grades are a time of enormous opportunities for career EXPLORATION. As school counselors, we play a role in assisting students in building a foundation for the development of their educational and career objectives. The goal at this level is to motivate students to begin discovering different career pathways that might connect to their INTERESTS.

All Harrison-Morton Middle School students will participate in Career Development Groups. The students will utilize Career Cruising as a means to explore and plan their future careers. Below is important information regarding the benefits of career cruising and the link for you to visit with your child.

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Career Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning  tool used by your son or daughter to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, from home, or wherever your son or daughter has access to the Internet.  Features of the program include:

Interest and Skills Assessment- a world-renowned career assessment tool to help people identify suitable career options based on their interests and skills.

Career Profiles- thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and related college programs.

Multimedia Interviews - interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to career profiles

College and Financial Aid Information - comprehensive college and financial aid information, with a number of useful search tools to help students find the right college and the right scholarships

Electronic Career Portfolio - available online, so students can develop their education and career plans from wherever they access Career Cruising

Resume Builder - integrated with the portfolio to help students format and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily