Students work to acquire the skills needed to investigate the world of career and make informed decisions, employ strategies to achieve future career success and satisfaction, and understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training, and the world of work. Students at McDevitt each take career exploration inventories.
Helpful Career Links:
- Education Planner
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- College Board: Careers
- Hershey Medical Center Shadowing Opportunities
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is the most widely used attitude test battery that measures strengths each student has and places them in career clusters. It is an excellent indicator for future success whether in college, trades, or the military. There is no military obligation in taking the test. The results will also allow counselors and parents to help students explore career direction. Any students that wish to receive a certain ASVAB score will need to take it junior or senior year for the score to count towards military involvement. This aptitude battery is free of charge and currently is taken by all students their sophomore year to gain career direction.
Please click here to gain a better understand of ASVAB scores.
Recruiters from each branch of the military set up information tables outside of school lunch periods in order to talk with students and answer any questions they have about career opportunities within the military.