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Related Websites

The following websites contain information that is related to Career Clusters. When you click a link on this page, you will be leaving the Career Clusters Website.

Related Cluster Sites:

  • The National Consortium on Health Science and Technology Education Website provides information related to Career Clusters on shaping national policy on the preparation and employment of health care personnel.

  • The Information Technology Website for Educators provides information regarding the Information Technology Career Cluster and resources for researching this topic further.

  • The TDL Website is the website for this particular cluster and outlines various topics relating to its development and deployment.

Related Websites:

  • The ASVAB Career Exploration Program consists of a multiple aptitude test, career interest inventory and career planning resources. Online OCCU-Find (available after testing) accesses over 400 occupations linked to job description resources and to career clusters with online descriptions for clusters and pathways. Occupations are searchable by title, career cluster or career interest area. Facilitated post-test result interpretations are scheduled at schools. Available at no cost to U.S. high schools.

  • The Office of Vocational and Adult Education Website provides more detailed information on the Adult Education and Vocational Education aspect of the Career Clusters program.

  • The CTECS website provides information about the CTecs. Since 1973, CTECS has operated as a consortium of states where members pool resources to develop competency-based career and technical education products that are validated by business and industry.

  • The O*NET database includes information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations. This information can be used to facilitate career exploration, vocational counseling, and a variety of human resources functions, such as developing job orders and position descriptions and aligning training with current workplace needs.

  • An initial crosswalk bridging CIP codes and Career Clusters is available from the National Center for Education Statistics. You can download either the Access or Excel versions. Both contain links among various classifications.
    Click on the link and then, click on "CIP 2000 - 0ccupational Code Crosswalk." Then, in the first box with the pull down menu, pick a program area. In the second box, pick "DOE Career Clusters." Then, click "go."

  • The Association for Career and Technical Education

  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute
    Click on the Quick Link "Workplace Readiness Test." This is aligned to Career Cluster Knowledge and Skills that are common across all 16 Career Clusters.

  • This booklet provides an overview of Maryland's Career Cluster System as well as an in-depth description of each of their Career Clusters.