About Us

Virginia Career VIEW

Virginia Career VIEW (Vital Information for Education and Work) is recognized as the Commonwealth's Career Information Delivery System for all students in grades K-8 in Virginia.  We are located at Virginia Tech as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in the School of Education.  As part of the Office of Education, Research and Outreach, our mission is to inform, encourage, and support the education and career development of the people of Virginia. Virginia Career VIEW is supported by State funds from the Virginia Department of Education, directly through Virginia Tech.

For over 30 years, Virginia Career VIEW has been serving school counselors, educators, workforce development professionals, students, parents, and job seekers through career resources, research, outreaches, and professional development training.

Our efforts combine independent research, engaging activities, in addition to hands-on statewide training and outreaches with the most current data presented using the latest technology.  We share these resources through our website, toll-free career information line, workshops for professionals, and statewide outreach events.

For more information call our toll-free Career Information Line (800-542-5870).


Data Resources

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This site incorporates information from O*NET Web Services by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA. This data was updated in August 2019.   Educational data supplied in part by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). This includes 2017 survey data.
Occupational data supplied in part by US Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This includes May 2018 National and State Wage data and 2016-2026 National and State Projection data.   Occupational earnings and projections data supplied in part by the Virginia Workforce Connection. This includes Regional May 2016 Wage data and Regional Long-term Workforce Area Occupational Projections.
English Occupational Videos were produced by the New Jersey Department of Labor under contract for the US Department of Labor: Employment & Training Administration. This data was last updated in Dec 2004.   Flash format Occupational Videos were produced by Iradix Consulting and the New York State Department of Labor. This data was last updated April 2005.
Spanish Occupational Videos were developed by the California Occupational Information Coordinating Committee and released with their permission. They were distributed by the Center for Occupational Employment Information. This data was last updated in April 2002.   Occupational data based in part on information taken from Young Person’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, Fifth Edition, copyright 2005, by JIST Works, Inc., Indianapolis, IN.
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Military occupational data supplied by Department of Defense: Defense Manpower Data Center obtained through O*NET. This includes April 2019 data.   CareerOneStop Videos are provided and hosted by CareerOneStop.