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Career Choices

Students are encouraged to begin a career search prior to the ninth grade year.  Proper course selection throughout high school is an integral part of preparing for college, choosing a college major, and developing appropriate career skills.  Students and parents need to periodically refer to these websites in order to keep current with occupational related changes that might have a bearing on preparation for college and the workplace. O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!   Information is presented about choosing the right college, preparing for college, and paying for college.   Career exploration and videos are highlighted on this website.    Careers, job descriptions, necessary job skills, and salaries are available on this website.   Occupational wages, job demand projections, and a job search for Mississippi jobs are included on this site.   The National Occupational Outlook Handbook is included on this site along with reports of wages by geographic area and occupation.