Avon Central School subscribes to an internet-based career development software package titled CHOICES. To access the website, simply go to www.bridges.com. High school students have been assigned usernames and passwords.
CHOICES is a user friendly program that encompasses the following concepts and tools: career development, interest inventory, career descriptions and information, college search tools, individual student portfolios, videos, resume-building techniques, and high school/college academic program suggestions and recommendations. The program has the capacity to save college and career searches, along with any information that students find useful, to each individual account. Avon High School students have been introduced to this program at school and are encouraged to utilize the program at home or in the computer lab. For additional assistance navigating the CHOICES website, please set up an appointment with your school counselor.
Students have also found the following websites to have helpful career development information:
www.nycareerzone.org Welcome to CareerZone
The place to explore careers related to
your strengths, skills and talents.
Check out the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook web site, www.bls.gov/ooh for career information and informative videos on a wide range of careers.
As always, please set up an appointment with your counselor if you would like to discuss any post-secondary options.