RocketList premiered in Octoboer 2012. The site focuses on 21st century career preparation, with specific attention on the real-world business skills of the medium-range future: coding, design, engineering, storytelling, science, critical thinking and marketing.
Visitors may select any of the fields to learn about sites that provide free instruction, such as Code Academy, Physics.org, or Gamestar Mechanic. In addition, video interviews of professionals in each field offer students insights into the types of connections, skills, and pathways that enabled them to succeed in their work. A blog also highlights the work of young people who excel in their drive and creativity.
Site organizers also promise forthcoming "challenges and opportunities for students and schools to demonstrate their prowess and encourage their growth."