Exploring Careers

Career Exploration Month is a citywide effort to raise awareness about the importance of supporting students to identify career interests and explore paths needed to pursue those careers. The College and Career Planning team has developed a website, toolkits, and resources to provide support to school staff who lead college and career awareness activities in their schools. This collection contains all of the resources shared citywide.

Included Resources

Career Exploration Month is a citywide effort to help students make informed career and postsecondary decisions. This collection includes self-assessments, career exploration activities, lessons plans, and a job shadowing project manual.  

Career Exploration Month Volunteer Toolkit provides tips, sample tasks, and other examples of how volunteers can support students with career exposure. Volunteers play a crucial role in creating personalized and meaningful Career Exploration Month activities. This toolkit will provide you with resources to ensure a successful volunteer experience d...

This collection contains 12 examples of promising career readiness practices already in place in NYC schools. The College and Career Planning Team brought together a select group of twelve schools identified based on their promising practices for supporting students’ career readiness. Teachers and counselors served as Career Readiness Fellows and d...

Career Exploration Month is a citywide effort to help students make informed career and postsecondary decisions. This collection includes school posters that have been shared citywide to promote Career Exploration Month.

2018 Career Exploration Month Site Coordinator Toolkit includes checklists, sample event ideas and templates for site coordinators to successfully plan and deliver successful career exploration activities throughout the school year.