Youth Resources

What do you want to do for a living? 

MY NEXT MOVE” provides streamlined career search and discovery for students and job seekers. Includes a built-in interest assessment and access to training, education, and job opportunities. Straightforward, easy-to-read one-page career reports help guide individuals’ next move on their road to a satisfying career.

Welcome to the O*NET INTEREST PROFILER! The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. The O*NET Interest Profiler helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore. Check it out! Or visit the main page O*NET On-line which has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more! Browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers. Choose from industry, field of work, science area, and more.

Explore our collection of videos on hundreds of different careers at CAREER ONE STOP – Career videos are organized into 16 clusters, or related types of work. Select a category to view a list of videos related to that cluster. Videos include career details such as tasks, work settings, education needed, and more.

Explore Careers in Energy & Advanced Manufacturing at CONNECT 2 TEAM – Find out what opportunities await you in the fast-growing Energy and Advanced Manufacturing industries. Learn what skills you need to land a job in the field. Connect with a training program to get started on your career path. Preview the required job duties by viewing the available Job Preview Videos under each highlighted occupation.

Your future begins now with PATHWAYS TO THE FUTURE – It’s never too early to start planning for your future and exploring pre-employment transition services. Explore jobs and careers, education/training after high school, independent living skills, and partners and programs to help you along the way. Pathways to the Future was designed to help students and young adults with disabilities but is an excellent resource for everyone.

Thinking of starting your own business and becoming an entrepreneur? Start with the SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION in your area or the WEST VIRGINIA BUSINESS LINK. They can provide you with the guidance needed in starting your own business.

Considering College?? Check out COLLEGE FOR WEST VIRGINIA (cfwv). A scholarship and grant program hub created by the WV Higher Education Policy Commission and the WV Community and Technical College System. This website also provides individuals with resources in career planning and financial aid planning. West Virginia offers more than $100 million each year in financial aid for college.

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