Develop Your Career Competencies

For soon-to-be or new college graduates, career readiness is key to unlocking your entrance into the workforce. Career readiness is the foundation upon which a successful career is launched and is, quite simply, the new career currency.

Interested in learning more about the NACE Career Competencies and developing your skills?

Click here to see how to actively grow your skillset.

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Identify & Build Career CompetenciesIn partnership withLightcast logo

Identify the career competencies you must have to be a competitive candidate for an internship or job application. 

There are two ways to use this tool to identify relevant competencies and transferrable sills:

  1. By Keyword: Search for the name of the occupation you’re interested in.
  2. By Industry: Not sure what job you’d like? Search by desired industry and see available occupations.

Check out the Core Competencies section!

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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