Counseling: Career Planning


Career Pathways are six broad groupings of careers that share similar characteristics and whose employment requirements call for many common interests, strengths and competencies. 
The Six Michigan Career Pathways
Arts and ScienceArts and Communications
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business and MarketingBusiness, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
EngineeringEngineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health SciencesHealth Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human ServicesHuman Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services
Natural ResourcesNatural Resources and Agri-Science
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
To access your EDP (Educational Development Plan) go to
Initial username glps
Initial password careers
Then login into your EDP using your unique username and password. You can get your username or password in the counseling office.
 One of the best resources for exploring your career options is www.onetonline . Learn about education/training requirements, employment trends, wage information, knowledge about skills, abilities, work context, work values, interest and more. 
Careerlink inventory. Connects personal traits and preferences with careers. User-friendly and reliable.
"Occupational Outlook Handbook" (U.S. Department of Labor) Detailed information on all known occupations.  Click index (on left hand side of homepage). 
Self-directed search 
Summer camps.  
 Michigan Construction careers
Michigan Apprentice Development Links 

Career Exploration


Eaton ISD Career Preparation Center is hosting a visitation on December 18 for next year seniors and juniors.  To sign up, go to .   For more information, see Mr. Reynolds in te main office or your counselor.