MyFuture is a “what to do next” portal for US high school students that features multi-agency information, though the Department of Defense seems to be the biggest partner. From their “about us” page: helps young adults plan their next steps in life by bringing together the most recently available information about colleges, careers and military service opportunities from the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Education and Labor.

Developed by the Department of Defense and Joint Advertising Market Research & Studies (JAMRS), features career, college and military content, allowing users to explore all possibilities and gain insight into each option. For the first time, unbiased, detailed information on more than 900 civilian and military career fields and nearly 7,000 accredited colleges has been made accessible to young adults in one comprehensive site. In addition to college admissions details, average salaries and employment trends, provides advice on everything from taking the SAT to interviewing for a first job to preparing for boot camp. Step-by-step planning checklists are also provided as a guide for users, and favorite job and school information can be saved for return visits. Since is designed for young adults at many different life stages, we hope it will prove a helpful resource for many years. uses data from these official sources:

If you have any questions about, please visit or contact JAMRS at does not offer career counseling, but acknowledges that self-assessment is key to developing career goals. The site provides a breadth of information not previously available in a single destination, making it a useful resource for both those with career goals in mind and those who are still early in the self-assessment process. No matter what a young adult chooses to do, it is our intent to help him or her make informed decisions and set the stage for a successful life.

Have you used MyFuture? I’d like to hear about your experience.

MyFuture – Multi-Agency College and Career Resource

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