College & Career

What is involved in becoming a __?

What do I need to do to get my dream job?
    *What is high school plan
    *What is post-secondary plan?
    *What will job be like?

Types of Careers                                                 

  • Alaska Career Information Systemhttps://acpe.alaska.gov/STUDENT-PARENT/College_Career/AKCIS

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

  • O*NET OnLine http://online.onetcenter.org/

  • American Career Infonet -https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/careers/occupations/occupation-profile.aspx

  • Careership (middle school students career info)  http://mappingyourfuture.org/planyourcareer/careership/index.cfm

  • Career Kids - https://www.careerkids.com/careers

  • Career Videoshttps://careersoutthere.com/category/careers/
  • Check YouTube. Search by occupational title or enter “career” or “interview” (or both).

  • California Occupational Guides http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/occguides/
  • Careerwise Education - https://careerwise.minnstate.edu/careers/plan-explore.html

  • Exploring Occupations http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/careers.html

  • About.com Career Choices http://www.careerplanning.about.com/library/blcareers.htm

  • College Boards - http://www.collegeboard.com/student/index.html?student

  • College Journal (Wall Street Journal)

  • Virtual Campus Visits - Web, Mobile, Facebook - YourCampus360.com

  • http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/

    College Navigator - http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/


    Forms

    Don't miss these valuable forms. The Common Application is accepted by a growing number of institutions. FAFSA is required for most college aid applications if you are seeking aid. The PROFILE OnLine is used in addition to the FAFSA by scholarship services and a number of private schools.


    Essay Help

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    Selecting a Major


    Resumes


    Directories

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    Testing and Education Reference Center

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    Career Inventories



    Interactive Search Tools

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    Financial Aid



    Planning and Preparing


    Military Information

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