Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Perkins Grant Career Path Help

Not sure about your career path?

If you need help deciding on a career path, these online tools and resources are available to help:

PACareerZone – allows you to do an online career interest assessment, provides links to important career resources and also has great budgeting tools

Getting Them There - website focuses on getting students to college by providing free downloadable resources. Students, parents and educators will find this website invaluable as a single source of resources and links designed to help get Pennsylvania students to postsecondary education.

CCAC's SOAR webpage - Learn about high school to college articulation agreements that CCAC has in Career & Technical Education Programs.  Start your college career in high school and graduate sooner with an associate’s degree sooner and with the technical skills necessary to join the workforce in a High Priority Occupation.

CCAC’s Non-Traditional Careers webpage – describes career choices that are considered to be non-traditional choices for either men (such as massage therapist or paralegal) or women (such as automotive repair or information technology). Includes links to CCAC’s graduation requirements for each program and to labor market statistics

CCAC’s Career Counseling webpage – delivers information about the College’s resources and career testing options

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook – profiles hundreds of occupations and describes what they do, the work environment, skills needed, pay and more. Each profile also includes employment projections

O*NET OnLine – detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers. Information includes the tasks performed on a job, the education required, and links to many other online resources

Career Education & Work Standards Toolkit - An electronic toolkit that provides resources, references, crosswalks and other tools to assist elementary, middle and high schools students, teachers and administrators with Pennsylvania Career Education and Work Standards.