The easy to use, comprehensive CareerLocker website responds to the student and encourages a self-directed and engaged approach to career development.
CareerLocker offers middle school students:
An ePortfolio or Individual Learning Plan that supports career and education planning, provides evidence of their potential by demonstrating their accomplishments, and can be shared with significant adults[klm1] counselors, teachers, and others
Self-assessments that match their interests and skills to occupations
Learning styles and values inventories to encourage self-reflection
Comprehensive information on over 700 occupations, which are grouped into the 16 Career Clusters™ and Pathways
Information about the 16 Career Clusters™ and Pathways
State-based labor market information
Occupational videos in English and Spanish
Comprehensive information on more than 4,000 postsecondary schools and 660 majors and degrees
The ability to create a plan of study through wicareerpathways.org (coming soon!)
The ability to compare information about up to three occupations and up to three colleges at a glance
Tools to write a resume and cover letter and build a budget
An interviewing skills module
Links to job openings
Test preparation tools
A Spanish version (coming soon!)
First time subscribers:
CareerLocker supports the Wisconsin Comprehensive School Counseling Model and many of the goals set forth by Perkins Funds. Check with your Perkins Coordinator for details on using Perkins funds for your CareerLocker subscription.
School district subscriptions are for 1 year - from October 1 through September 30, of the following year. School district subscriptions permit use by all staff and students in your district. Building subscriptions permit use by all staff and students in your building. The number of student accounts given will be the top number of the enrollment range for the subscription order number you purchase. The number of professional accounts given will be 10% of the number of student accounts.
Middle School Website: One Building - 1000+
Middle School Website: One Building - 250-999
Middle School Website: One Building - 0-249
Please contact a representative to order or if you have questions at 800.862.1071.
To use CareerLocker, your computer must have one of the following browsers installed:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Mozilla Firefox 20.0 or higher
Google Chrome 29.0 or higher
Safari 6 or higher
Flash 11.0 or higher
Adobe Reader 9 or higher