College, Military and Career Resources

Military Recruitment Information

Visit https:\\ to create an account and research each interested Branch of the Service. Students must be sponsored by a recruiter to move ahead in the Military recruitment process, regardless of completion of ASVAB testing.  Students 17 years or younger will require parental consent to complete the recruitment process.

Healthcare and Human Services Career Resources

High School Student Volunteer Opportunities at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus - Volunteering will give you the opportunity to get an "inside look" at a medical campus while learning about support functions in patient care and retail operations.  

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Explorer Post 1949 provides the opportunity for men and women between the ages of 14 to 20 the opportunity to learn about a career in fire and rescue. 

The Fairfax County Police Department Explorer Posts 1742, 2252 and 505 gives students ages 14 (and completed the 8th grade) to 20 the opportunity to explore career opportunities of law enforcement.

Fairfax County Police Department - Police Cadet Program - for individuals 17 1/2 years of age with any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a high school diploma or a GED Certificate issued by a Board of Education and recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

FCPS Family Connection/Career Connection

Family Connection supports academic and career planning for middle and high school students. Only parents with middle or high school students will see student names in the Family Connection module.


The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.

Virginia Education Wizard

Let the Wizard help you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future.

Virginia Career View

This extensive database, developed by Virginia Tech, gives career information and employment opportunities throughout the state of Virginia. Database also includes college information.

My Next Move

Discover careers and pathways that are right for you.

Virginia Works

Find careers in the state of Virginia that fit your skills and interests and understand how to reach that career goal.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Check out the useful tool made specifically for students

NOVA - Workforce - Labor Market Intelligence

NOVA's Workforce, Labor Market Intelligence provides information on top occupations, career ladders with information grouped by education level completed, salary range and regional briefing on Labor Market Research