Career Assessment Tools

There are hundreds of career assessments available.  Here, we cover three good choices for easy-to-use career assessment tools that are free.

This section also describes the National Occupational Classification (NOC) system, which is very helpful when assessing the types of jobs available, what is required to get a specific job, and more.  The NOC system includes a profile of hearing ratings for different jobs, indicating the job's reliance on hearing/oral skills.  This is a question asked by many youth with hearing loss.

Another valuable resource found in this area is a detailed list of requirements and recommendations for receiving reasonable accommodations from a school or employer.  Establishing your accommodation needs is important to training and employment success.