What is your future career? Career Cruising
What is Career Cruising? • It is an internet-based career exploration and planning tool. • It is used by students to explore career and college options. • It helps students develop a career plan. • It can be accessed from school or home!
What are the features of the program? • Interest and Skills Assessment • Career Profiles • Multimedia Interviews • College and Financial Aid Information • Individual Learning Plan • Resume Builder
Why use Career Cruising? • Students across Kentucky are now required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP). • The ILP is completed by using Career Cruising • It begins in 6th grade and continues through high school • You can even use it throughout college! ILP
Begin Career Cruising by... • Going to: www.careercruising.com/ilp • Type your ten-digituser name and six-digit password provided by your teacher • Click Log In
8th Grade ILP Homepage Check My Progress to see how to get to 100%.
What are the ILP requirements for 8th graders in Career Cruising? • Career Matchmaker (Complete a New Matchmaker Session) • My Skills • Learning Styles • Careers that Interest Me (SAVE at least 4 to your ILP!!) • Schools that Interest Me (SAVE at least 2 schools to your ILP!!) • Career & Life Goals • Career Cluster Interests • Post-Secondary Goals • Career Planning Activities • Organizations & Activities • Community Service • Course of Study: 9th Grade • Annual ILP Review (teacher completes with you then YOU complete after you are at 83%) • Annual Student Survey (complete last to reach 100%)
Start A New Matchmaker Session! Click My Assessments
What are your top career matches? • Prioritize your top four careers from the 40 listed • Review each of the careers finding out what the job description is, earnings, education required, etc…. • Complete the Word graphic organizer that is explained by the teacher
Reference • Career Cruising information, www.careercruising.com/ILP/ retrieved on August 15, 2014 • www.businessinsider.com