Job & Career Help for StudentsIn searching for a career that you will enjoy, you need to take many things into consideration. Ask yourself, what am I good at? What do I enjoy doing? What do others say I am good at?Want a resource that matches your interests to careers and those careers to colleges and majors? Check out this website. You can also find the link right off the College Board website when youa re logged into your account.Career Cruising is a great tool to use to obtain information on careers based on your interests and skills. The website provides lots of helpful information about careers like income earned, training needed, and employment outlook.This is the website all of our students use when they meet with the guidance counselors and Mrs. Lockey during classtime each year. Your username and password should be the same as your computer log in. If you have trouble getting into your account, stop in the Guidance Office at NHS and ask for help.Use your community resources well. Southwest Michigan has a Youth Services section of Kinexus. Check out:Occupational Outlook Handbook - Do you wonder if the job you are interested in is going to be around when you graduate high school or college? Check out this website the government uses, too...http://www.bls.gov/ooh/The largest employer in this country is the Federal Government, from being in the CIA to a dog groomer, check out what kind of jobs are available with the government at: http://usajobs.gov
Have you ever had a job interview? Check out this website for some tips...http://snagajob.com/resources/job-interview-tips-for-teensThe Michigan Education Library has many great resources for career exploration.
You can also take free courses on interviewing, resume building, and more!
Interested in Apprenticeships? You can search this site to find registered apprenticeships in all sorts of fields.