Career and Colleges

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    Career and College Links
     
    WOIS-
    Use WOIS/The Career Information System to explore careers, create goals for your future, make educational plans to reach your goals, and find the training programs and the right schools to help you achieve your dreams.Whether you are ready to find a job right now, or you want to make a plan for more education and future employment, WOIS has the exploration and planning tools for YOU!
    Mapping Your Future-
    Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. Our goal is to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with web-based information and services.
    Reality Check -
    Don't know how much money you will need to earn in the future? Don't know which occupation to choose? No problem! Below are three options to help you select the right career for your spending needs.
     
    FUNWORKS-
    This website is about careers. Not just the interesting ones other people have, but the ones YOU can have. Don't konw where to start? Dive right in and find your career.
     
    Cool Career Resources for Kids, Parents and Teachers. You'll find a website packed with important fun information about your future.

    Careers-
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; everything you want to know about jobs and job growth across the Unitied States.

    Surf Report-
    Whether you are a guidance counselor working with students on their career goals or a teacher who wants to integrate some school-to-work examples into the curriculum, the Web is a rich source of information. While most career websites are designed for high school or college students, we have also identified several sites designed specifically for younger students.

    O*NET- My Next Move-
    The nation's primary source of career information. The O*NET program provides comprehensive occupational descriptions and data for use by job seekers, workforce development offices, counselors human resources professionals, students, researchers, and many others.

    Kids and Careers-
    The information provided here is for students who are looking for career information as they research careers in career exploration programs. Let us know if there are other careers you would like us to include, or if you find links that aren't working anymore. Also, we would love to hear of additional career information resources that would be helpful for students doing their career research.

    College Links
     

    FirstGenerationStudent.com is one of the top resourcesfor first generation college students online. Our contentfeatures writers from highly respected groups such as CollegeBoard and FinAid.org, and our popular blog offers insights fromuniversity presidents, founders of education non-profits, and firstgeneration students themselves. If you are not familiar with thesite then I invite you to take a look - there's something foreveryone.

     
    Collegeboard.org
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    We promote excellence and equity in education through programs for K–12 and higher education institutions, and by providing students a path to college opportunities, including financial support and scholarships. We also serve the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, schools and colleges.
     
    ACT-
    ACT test site College and Career information, practice tests.
     
     
    Encouraging young people, primarily those in 8th through 10th grade, to prepare for college using four simple steps. This site is a resource for students, parents and teachers.
    This site is a wealth of information on Washington State's  Community and Technical Colleges. Parents and students can use this as an online resource to look at degree and certification programs across the state. 
     
    O*NET- My Next Move-
    The nation's primary source of career information. The O*NET program provides comprehensive occupational descriptions and data for use by job seekers, workforce development offices, counselors human resources professionals, students, researchers, and many others.

    College Majors 101- 

    Check out this website showing college and university degree program requirements.