Career Planning

Freshman/Sophomore College and Career Planning
Junior Year College and  Career Planning
Job Shadow Opportunities

Mary Free Bed Career Shadowing

Metro Health Job Shadow

Spectrum Health

Construction and Construction Management

Sales, Marketing – White Caps

ZooKeeper for a Day

Kent Intermediate Career Readiness Events

Kent ISD has put together a list of upcoming career readiness opportunities in the area. We encourage you to attend as there are a lot of unique opportunities for students to plug in and explore their careers of interest. Please check this page often as it is updated regularly.

KCTC Fall Update - Career Readiness

The Talk & Tour Series is a evening career exploration program designed to increase awareness of diverse careers available in high demand career sectors.

Through an informal “talk show style” format, a panel of professionals in select industries will share their own career path, the inside scoop on what their jobs are really like, along with their perspective on what you can do to prepare for a career you are interested in. This is your chance to ask questions, get valuable career information and take a valuable step in figuring out your own career direction. A tour of the host site will provided, with a special focus on seeing the latest technology and innovation happening in the workplace. Each month a new industry/segment/topic will be highlighted.

Visit Their Webside for More Details


Kent Career Technical Center

Kent Career Technical Center (or KCTC) is a great resource for exploring careers.
Vist KCTC


Career Cruising

Career Cruising is a website that allows students to explore their career interests and skills. Students can take career interest inventories, research careers, listen to interviews, create an Educational Development Plan (or EDP), and build a resume. Students can register for an account but when they first login they will need our username (Calvin) and password (Christian).

Visit Careercruising.com


College Navigator

College Navigator is another great site that allows for career exploration. Look for the Careers link in the lower right hand corner and click “GO”!
Visit College Navigator


O*Net

Great job outlook information.
Visit Onetonline.org


Michigan Career Access Portal

Free support to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and careers.
Visit Michigan Career Access Portal


Job and Career Websites
Career Specific Websites