Career development is a journey. Along the way you will make many discoveries about yourself... your interests, likes, dislikes, personal values and more. Our mission is to initiate the process for you and provide relevant information and resources to assist you with your career development needs.
Discover Your Passions!
Job Search Resources
Major Clarity- Visit platform.majorclarity.com Login with the following:
Username: WCPSS student email address
Scroll down and click "Continue with Google"
Take the personality assessment and explore your suggested career pathways!
Additional Sites to Assess, Explore & Search for Careers:
JA My Way Junior Achievement
CFNC Take the Interest Profiler- You need to create a free account to keep track of your personalized results.
My Next Move
ASVAB- Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery This is the military entrance exam (no commitment if you take this exam). It can also be used to help identify occupations/careers that match your interests & skills.
**NEW Fall Test Date**
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Click here to register
Skills Assessment (Career One Stop)
Resumes for High School Students
Resume Resources & Templates
The job you have now or your future career will fall into one of these categories. Click the link to review.
16 NC Career Clusters & Career Pathways
You can't visit your colleges of interest right now, so try out virtual tours. Links to all 16 UNC system schools can be found here
Get Involved in Career Development Activities & Build a Winning Student RESUME!!
The activities & events below are open to all students with a few exceptions. Contact the CDC, Ms. Claiborne, with questions.
NEW Programs Spring 2023
Rule of Law Conference
Date: Wed., March 15, 2023
11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Campbell Law School, downtown Raleigh
You must be invited to attend. See Ms. Claiborne if you want to participate.
SHE Leads Conference 2023
March 9, 2023
Southeast Raleigh Magnet HS
For young ladies who desire personal and professional empowerment. Registration details will be posted here.
Xtreme Beginnings 2023
April 20, 2023
McKimmon Center, NC State University
Target group: 11th & 12th graders.
Contact Ms. Claiborne in the career center for details and to register!
Armed Forces Day!
Wed., November 9, 2022
Location: Gym Lobby
Come out and meet representatives from Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy and college ROTC programs from 10:30 a.m.- 12:45 p.m. Details on entry requirements, incentives, scholarships, signing bonuses, career options, part-time opportunities and more!
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
NCSU McKimmon Center
Email email@example.com if you'd like to participate.
Freshman Leadership Conference
Friday, November 18, 2022
Four 9th graders will participate in a symposium hosted by John Casablancas focusing on leadership, confidence, professionalism and career planning.
ACE Mentoring Program 2022-23
For students who want to learn more about Architecture, Construction and Engineering
Student orientation is 9/8 at Athens Drive HS
Sessions begin 9/15 Visit acerdu.org for details and to register!!
Great Xplorations 2022
October 21, 2022- NCSU McKimmon Center
For 9th & 10th graders
Sessions include, team building, leadership, wellness/coping skills, networking 101, guess my gig and more!
Interested? Register HERE!
Graduating seniors interested in starting a career in health sciences should check out Duke University's
Ophthalmology Technician Program.
NC State College of Natural Resources
Are you interested in the field of Natural Resources but need more information on the various majors? NC State is hosting a Virtual Information Series so you can find out more about the 9 majors in the program! Register here and select the specific sessions you would like to attend. You are welcome to attend as many of the sessions as you’d like! More information will be sent to you upon registration.
NC International Auto Expo
Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day
Location: Contemporary Art & Design Center
American Legion Student Trooper Program
Juniors and seniors (male & female students) may apply to the Student Trooper Program.
Where: NC Highway Patrol Training Center in Raleigh
Each applicant must be sponsored by an American Legion Post. Call 919-832-7506 if you need help in finding a sponsoring post. Students will participate in a wide variety of instructional sessions. The purpose is to "create an association between our young people and the folks responsible for enforcing the laws of our State." Application and additional details in the career center.
UNCG Bienvenidos Todos
This is an In Person event for Hispanic / Latinx High and Middle School students and families.
Application link UNCG Bienvenidos Todos
Learn more about opportunities at UNC Greensboro