Welcome to Naviance Hoover High School
What is Naviance? A web-based software that allows you to: • Explore Careers • Research Colleges • Research Scholarships • Work on your resume • Finish your Senior Exhibition so you can graduate!
Lesson Timeline Today – Career Interest Profiler & College Applications Jan – Resume Workshop May – Senior Survey (To be Completed Independently)
What we will do today: • Welcome you back to Naviance Family Connection • Complete the Career Cluster Finder • Look at College Application Information • Input your Game Plans • Explore the site
Career What is a job vs a career? Job = Career =
Career What jobs do you know about? What careers do you know about? Is it important to have a plan for a career?
Career Cluster Finder Click on “Cluster Finder” • The “Cluster Finder” Survey measures: • Activities you would like to do in the future & • Activities you are interested in or able to do right now
Here are examples of types of clusters that might show up: • Government & Public Administration • Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications • Business Management & Administration • Education & Training • Information Technology • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security • Hospitality & Tourism • Marketing • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources • Architecture & Construction • Finance • Human Services • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) • Health Science • Manufacturing • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
Career Cluster Finder After you finish, your top 3 Clusters will appear based on: • Activities that interest you • Personal qualities you have • Subjects you enjoy in school
What are your top 3 clusters? Fill in the worksheet with your top clusters! Find out your top 3 clusters What clusters came up for you? Do your clusters match your actual interests?
Explore Your Clusters • Explore Careers & Clusters • Search Career by keyword, by category, or alphabetically
Exploring Your Clusters Search the tabs to find the information you will need to complete the worksheet. • Overview • Employment Outlook • Credentials • Related Careers • Related Majors • Plan of Study (HS & College Plans)
Why is this important? …Because education increases income!!! See
Click on the “colleges I’m thinking about” tab. • Review Colleges • Review Application Deadlines • Indicate your level of interest (Low, Medium, High)
Colleges I’m Applying To • Here you can • Choose to waive or not waive your rights to view your letters of recommendation submitted to colleges you apply to • Create a Common Application Username and Password (Write it down or be sure it is something you will remember)
You can come to this page to • Add colleges and identify if your application submission is pending or if it has been submitted • See teacher recommendations that have been uploaded • View a detailed status of letters of recommendation submission (dates) This page will help you and your counselors know the status of your college applications
What is YOUR Game Plan? • Click on “About Me” • Tell us your Game Plan • Complete the: • Goals After High School section (Goal & Career Interest 1 & 2) • Determine your College Interests • List 3 people in the References section
Scholarships!! Other items to explore…
Review Search careers based on your interests Discover pathways to get to your desired career College applications Letters of recommendation Complete your game plan
Questions?? • If you have any questions or need help with any part of Naviance Family Connection ask your counselor. Any counselor can help you! • And remember…You can log on from ANYWHERE! Try it at home!