New Jersey Department of Education

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Career & Technical Education: Learning That Works for New Jersey

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Educators, Counselors, and Students

The NJ Department of Education supports the New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN). NJCAN is the state's free web-based career guidance system. It contains a variety of resources to support students' lifelong career exploration and planning. The system includes self-assessments, college and other postsecondary school information, a searchable directory of scholarships, including opportunities specifically for New Jersey students, an extensive career database and the latest national, state and local labor market data and projections. If your school would like to create a free account, please contact

The websites listed below are for informational purposes. The New Jersey Department of Education does not recommend or endorse any of the organizations or websites listed in the chart.


Type of Resource

American Careers

Career exploration and curriculum materials.

Association of American Medical Colleges

Information on the MCAT and medical school admissions, careers in medicine, and medical schools.


Bridges is a leading provider of products and services used by schools, universities and agencies to help people achieve education and career success. Bridges' planning and exploration products give students and adults in transition reasons to achieve more -- exploring all their options, setting goals and making plans to get there.

Career Choices

Career Choices and the online 10-year plan is an interdisciplinary curriculum that engages students and teachers in an interactive learning process, helping them develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to successfully: examine their own lives; explore and evaluate a wide range of education and career options, and make reasoned and researched goals for their future.

Career Trainer

A resource for educators for career development classroom materials.


JIST Publishing, Inc. is an Indianapolis-based publisher and authority on the topics of career, job search, business, and families in crisis. The JIST staff helps people help themselves in career and life by publishing practical, self-directed products and training tools that are used in employment training, education, business, counseling, therapy, and school settings.

Lighthouse Review

High quality self-study programs to prepare students for the LSAT, GRE, GMAT and SAT.

New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN)

The New Jersey Career Assistance Navigator (NJCAN) is the state's free web-based career guidance system. NJCAN is designed to support lifelong career exploration and career planning through easy to use, straightforward search and sorting utilities, and an online portfolio for saving information from all system components.
If your school would like to create a free account, please contact

Technology Based Solutions

TBS provides career planning, job preparation, job selection, career development, and self – improvement tools for educators and individuals.


High quality information, software, and resources for career and workforce development. V-TECS occupational information is research -based and validated by business and industry.

Vocational Information Center

A comprehensive list of career exploration resources.

Vocational Research Institute

Career aptitude and interest assessment, career planning and development, and educational resources.  Includes Career Scope, APTICOM, Work Place Mentor,
ES-TIP, VITAS, and print resources.