Career Exploration Websites

The new I DEFY SC website highlights the power of South Carolina’s terrific technical college programs, and offers an interactive and informative career exploration tool!

The recently released Be Pro Be Proud website
is a terrific place to learn about
High Demand – High Wage Careers Pathways
available in South Carolina!

Find Something New is a recently launched website created by the Ad Council to inspire and empower Americans to achieve career success!

This website is packed with useful and current information, and is highly recommended for online career exploration!

cislogoSCOIS is an excellent and comprehensive Future Ready planning tool tailored to the needs of South Carolina students – Log in also available via Clever.

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MicroBurst Learning offers an extensive collection of interactive online job shadowing tools, called MicroCareerBursts, specifically designed with South Carolina students in mind.

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Knowitall provides a wide variety of career exploration and job shadowing videos for students of all ages!

Build Your Career is an excellent HIGH DEMAND / HIGH WAGE career exploration site with extensive resources assembled by South Carolina & North Carolina construction professionals and community colleges.


Connect ED has provided a terrific collection of “Day at Work” videos to help students better understand the rapidly changing world of work, and the skills needed to be successful in the modern workforce.

Through SC Future Makers, students can learn about the high demand, high wage careers available throughout South Carolina in Manufacturing and other STEM related professions.

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Mr. Kevin Smith, C. E. Williams Middle School principal interviews Charleston area professionals and asks them to share advice with students.

  • Career Clip #1 – Mr. Aaron Vickers, Diesel Marine Technician & Small Business Owner
  • Career Clip #2 – Dr. Paula Orr, Gynecologist and Founder of Charleston Women’s Wellness Center

my next moveU.S. Department of Labor provides My Next Move as an excellent resource for students seeking career exploration in a wide range of career pathways. 

Check out the Maritime Association of South Carolina Careers Page! Maritime transportation and logistics careers pay some of the highest wages in the state. With the rate at which our state’s economic development is advancing, there is a critical need for a workforce in positions that support our supply chain. Skilled labor and drivers are among those most critically needed. Careers in these industries can, and often DO come with flexible hours and limited travel in many cases.

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Roadtrip Nation offers a rich array of Career Exploration Resources, including a renowned documentary series that follows people on journeys of self-discovery as they interview professionals of all kinds. Roadtrip Nation is also available via Naviance.

Boeing Future U

Boeing’s FUTURE U. is geared towards students in grades 6–12, and provides hands-on, experiential learning to ignite excitement and inspire students to become tomorrow’s innovators.

Students can create a digital portfolio to showcase their achievements and research careers & scholarships on


I Made It is a South Carolina focused career exploration site specific to
STEM, Health Care, IT, & Manufacturing career paths offered
by our Technical Colleges, like Trident Tech here in Charleston.


There are many other excellent career exploration and virtual job shadowing websites. Here are a few more suggestions: