Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Career readiness resources

Following is a collection of links to previous posts from this blog, as well as links to other Web sites, on various job and career topics. It's my sincere hope that high school students and college undergraduate students will find this collection of career readiness resources helpful as they reflect on and continue to explore what they'd like to do for work after school. The links are in no particular order.

From this blog:

What is networking?

The benefits of networking

Creating a resume and applying for work 

Creating a cover letter for a job application 

The many benefits of volunteer work 

What is professional development?

What is marketing?

Exploring careers in the trades

Computer programming and coding 

Partnerships between school districts and chambers of commerce

Advice for high school and college students 

Building a general foundation first 

The importance of learning outside the classroom 

Cultivating many options

Why you need to understand the basics of government and politics

Pros and cons of entrepreneurship  

Exploring engineering as a career

Career options with writing skills

What is Career and Technical Education, or CTE?

Wisconsin Apprenticeship System

Learning over winter break 

Creating a professional development plan 

From other Web sites:

Student Job Shadowing: Benefits for Your Future Career (from IvyPanda.com)

Career Exploration: How to Get the Inside Scoop (from CareerVision.org)

Career Exploration & Skill Development (from Youth.gov)

College and career planning for high school students (from MyPlan.com)

The Concept of Career Clusters (from CareerVision.org)

How to Help High School Students with Career Research (from Concordia University - Portland, Oregon)

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