K-12 Career Readiness Resources

The websites listed below provide educators with resources to help link their students to career related learning. Educators will find connections within these career readiness sites to core content curriculum and provide opportunities for student learning. Please direct questions to cfe@oakland.k12.mi.us for support on utilizing any of these sites.

Online Resource Link Description
Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation



(Grades 6-12)

Easily prepare your K-12 students for future success with an engaging program that builds self-knowledge, personalized plans, and critical life skills. Access to Xello requires login credentials. Please contact the lead Xello educator in your district for assistance or email cfe@oakland.k12.mi.us



(Grades K-12)

Nepris connects educators with a vast network of industry professionals to engage students in their learning and prepare them for their future. Professionals now have the opportunity to share their skills and knowledge with learners to inspire the next generation of the workforce. Free industry chats until April 30, 2020. Visit the portal to create login. Parents can create an account for use at home during this time.



(Grades 6-12)

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more. No login required.

Pathfinder https://pathfinder.mitalent.org (Grades 6-12)

Explore careers, schools, and programs in Michigan to find the path that is right for the future. No login required.



(Grades K-12)

CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor. The website serves job seekers, businesses, students, and career advisors with a variety of free online tools, information and resources. No login required.

Career Technical Education



(Grades 9-12)

iCEV’s online curriculum provides Career and Technical education resources to prepare students for the workforce.  Free access available through spring semester. Visit the portal to create login.

Workplace and Life Skills



(Grades K-12)

Online lessons and activities for K-12 focused on financial education, social & emotional learning, health and wellness, career readiness and more. Visit the portal to create login.

Moneyskill https://www.Moneyskill.org 

(Grades 9-12)

37 self-guided personal finance modules for high school students on topics such as life planning, banking, purchasing a home/vehicle, taxes, credit, investing and more. Visit the portal to create login.


@OaklandSTEM https://twitter.com/OaklandStem

(Grades K-12)

Daily STEM Curriculum resources, supported by Oakland Schools STEM Consultants.  Follow @OaklandSTEM on Twitter.