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Career Zone

CareerZone is a no-cost, internet-based career exploration and planning system for young New Yorkers. It offers direct access to detailed career and education information for more than 800 occupations.

The CareerZone Portfolio provides a password protected account where youth save their career research, occupations of interest, and work/education history. Modules contained in the Portfolio guide youth in identifying their work interests, skills, and values while making connections to their academic and extracurricular activities. The assessment modules match youth to occupations that they can find detailed information about including daily tasks, wages, and employment outlook.

Be sure to check out the Dollars and $ense budgeting tool. The Dollars and $ense budgeting tool helps youth plan a budget based on lifestyle choices and on salaries of occupations of interest. Youth can also view real-time job openings as CareerZone is linked directly to the New York State Job Bank.


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