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What Career Should I Pick?

What Career Should I Pick?

Self-evaluation assessments help identify strenghths and interests that could lead to a rewarding career.
Several surveys are available on Naviance, under the Surveys
There are also inventories that are available to take in person on specific days at school:
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) and CEP (Career Exploration Program): Although started by the military, there is an opt-out function where scores are not shared.  The combined tests align test response analysis with matching careers.  Scores are interpreted by a professional who has been with the program for many years. The test is open to all high school students, typically in March
Career Technical Education

Career Technical Education

Cosmetology and Barbering- this link showcases some top  talent in California, provides clear answers to common questions, and includes scholarships.Cosmetology and barbering 
Utilities Lineman  safe and rewarding careers in electric power, telecommunications, and natural gas. 
Medical Technician Xray, MRI, ultrasound, EEG All are part of training at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts
Aviation Mechanic The Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) program provides you with the knowledge and skills to excel as an aircraft mechanic. This training prepares you to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test to become a certified airframe and powerplant technician. Check out the Aviation Institute of Mechanics site for more. 
Automotive Mechanic/Technician Engines, chassis, smog, for auto, truck and wind power.They have dorms at some of their schools too. See Universal Technical Institute's site
Summer Programs 

Summer Programs 

USNA Summer STEM Program
Designed fo encourage rising 9th-11th graders. Campers create, build, explore in world-class labs. Has a cost.