Interactive games uncover the adventure of the imminent job search.

Job Awareness Game
PROBLEM

There are few engaging resources available to help middle school students learn about the different occupations and career paths that are available.

GOAL

Expose middle school students from Pennsylvania to a broad selection of occupations corresponding to a variety of career paths in a fun and engaging way.

PARTNERS

PA Department of Labor & Industry

Video: Youth Career Awareness Game
SOLUTION

PA Job Quest is a Pokémon style card game in which the player travels around the state of Pennsylvania, competing in card games, engaging in quests and answering trivia questions in order to build their set of occupation trading cards and unlock new PA cities and customizable items. The interactions encourage the player to interact with information about different occupations — from job openings to relevant industry education.

ROLLOUT

The PA JobQuest game is widely available to students and schools across Pennsylvania.

Youth Career Awareness Game Video: Youth Career Awareness Game