Alvin Independent School District

Career Information
 
16 Careers Clusters

If you click on the icon for each of the 16 career clusters, a course of study will download. These are possible courses that students in Alvin ISD can take to pursue a career in that cluster.

 
agriculture
    The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources. 

architecture

 Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.
Arts AV Technology  Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.
business management  Business Management and Administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations. Business Management and Administration career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy.
education and training  

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

finance

Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

government
Executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels.
health
Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
hospitality
Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.
human services
Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs.
information technology
Building Linkages in IT Occupations Framework: For Entry Level, Technical, and Professional Careers Related to the Design, Development, Support and Management of Hardware, Software, Multimedia, and Systems Integration Services.
public safety
Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
manufacturing
Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.
marketing
Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.
science

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

transportation
Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

 

 

Texas College & Career provides students and their parents with a reliable college- and career-planning guide. As early as middle school, students can:

  • Track the courses and credits they need to graduate
  • Complete interests, skills, and values assessments.
  • Develop a resume
  • Create a personalized career plan
  • Research colleges and universities to find the best fit
  • Keep college and scholarship lists
  • Manage and track applications online
  • Research and apply for financial aid
  • Share progress with parents, mentors, and counselors
 
 
 
 
 
Interest Inventories

Bridges Program

This is the program that Alvin ISD uses.  It has a career interst inventory under the word section as well as a college search program and a scholarship search program.  Since we pay a license for the use of this site, we can on publish it on the website.  We can send it to any Alvin ISD student, parent, or staff member to use.  To get Alvin High School's site ID and password, email Ron Fitzwater.  To get Manvel High School's site ID and password, email Arlene Hernandez.

Kuder career assessment

Use the results of your interest, skills and work values assessments to plan for your education or occupation. These assessments provide immediate online reports and offer proven reliability and validity.

Kiersey Test

A personality test that will help you determine what kind of careers would be the best for you.

Career Interest Inventory

FunEducation tests include a PhD-Certified and fun tests such as the Free IQ Test, the Kids IQ Test, the Spatial IQ Quiz, the 5th Grader Intelligence Test - Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, the Career Test, Free Personality Test, and much more! 

Alvin ISD does not endorse the free tests above as the only means of chosing a career.  Some of the tests are just fun while the Career Test and the Personality Test may provide insightful information in chosing a career.

 

states and careers cluster

States' Career Cluster Survey

16 Career Cluster Survey.  It is quick and easy to do to see which career cluster match up with who your are and your interests.

 

indeed - one search. all jobs.

How do I find a job using Indeed? Do you search for jobs for me?

You can search for jobs from the Indeed home page or in the 'What'/'Where' boxes at the top of any page.

To run a search, simply type keywords into the 'What' box describing the kind of job you want, and enter a city, state/province or zip/postal code in the 'Where' box. Then click the 'Find Jobs' button or hit the Enter key on your keyboard.

Take a look at our job search tips for more guidance, or try our advanced job search for additional options.

After you've run a search, click on any job title to view the job details. This takes you out of Indeed to the website listing the job

 

 

 
 Texas hot jobs  Welcome to the new Texas HOT Jobs website. 

We hope that you find this new website to be helpful to you in your search for information about Health Career opportunities in Texas.  It has a Career Explorer, Search for Training and Search for Careers by Salary all in the Health Care Field.  After you have browsed through the site, please take a few moments to tell us what you think. Click for Survey

 

JobHunter's Bible.Com

  This site is produced by the writers of the popular career planning book “What Color is Your Parachute?”  It is rich in career assessments and planning and exploration tools. http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/

 

CareerShip

  This Web site is primarily a source for information to career exploration.  It includes excellent information and tools to help students make important career decisions and plan ways to reach career goals:  http://mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careership/


My Future.com

  A military sponsored site, Myfuture.com provides numerous helps for financial, educational, and career planning. It also includes good information on careers in the military: www.myfuture.com


O Net

This site is a collection of assessments, data, guides, and just plain good information related to career planning. It is a government Web site which caters more to adults than to students, but it can still be very helpful to students who are serious about getting accurate and up-to-date career information:  http://online.onetcenter.org

 

The Career Key

  Sponsored by the College of Education at North Carolina State University, this site provides a free career assessment, which will aid you in choosing a career pathway:  www.careerkey.org

 

Virtual Job Shadowing

  Want to spend part of your day experiencing a job first-hand?  While you are in school, that can be a challenge, but not with this site.  Here you can see and hear what is happening at the job-site of many favorite occupations on the net.  It requires the assistance of a counselor, teacher, or other adult mentor to set up the job shadow experience, but it could really help you decide whether a specific occupation is for you or not:  http://www.jobshadow.com/