High School Success: 9th Grade Career/College Unit Education to Career Connection Module Three
Education to Career Connection What does it mean? (Brainstorm)
Education to Career Connection Realizing the relevance/value of skills learned in the classroom to the world of work Realizing the relevance/value of skills learned in extra- curricular activities (sports, clubs/organizations, service learning, hobbies, etc.) to the world of work Identifying and following a Career Pathway of coursework and occupations Knowing where to get information/assistance to continue along the Career Pathway of choice
Career Center Careers ( training, skills, education requirements, outlook, characteristics, internships, pay, etc.) Post-Secondary Options (college, apprenticeship programs, jobs, military, ROP, etc.) Job Search Skills (applications, interviews, resumes, networking, job board) Financial Aid (grants, scholarships, student loans, work study, FAFSA, etc.) Testing (SAT, ACT, ASVAB, etc.) Provides all students with information on:
www.access.bridges.com Username ___________________________ Password ____________________________ Interest Inventories Portfolio development College/major/career search Resume writing Choices Planner eguidance Online Career Resource
Career Pathways The future belongs to those who prepare for it (John F. Kennedy 1962) To be successful in the career you choose will require continual learning to keep pace with the rapid technological changes taking place in every industry. Deciding on a career pathway will allow you to focus on developing those skills that will ensure appropriate preparation and career satisfaction. Decisions on Career Pathways depend upon interests, skills, abilities, personality and outlook. Changing Career Pathways is always possible!
Career Pathways Visual and Performing Arts and Language Arts-Based Mathematics-Based Science-Based Social Science-Based
Visual and Performing Arts and Language Arts-Based Careers Arts, Media and Entertainment Information Technology Fashion and Interiors
Mathematics-Based Finance and Business Engineering Building Trades and Construction Manufacturing & Product Development
Science-Based Careers Agriculture and Natural Resources Health Service Energy and Utilities Transportation
Social Science-Based Careers Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation Public and Private Education Services Public Services Retail and Wholesale Trade
Post-Secondary Options Four-Year Colleges Community Colleges Career/Technical Schools Military Apprenticeships On-the-Job Training
Financial Aid Work Study –student works for institution to pay off fees Scholarships –student provides talent (academic, athletic, performing arts) in exchange for a reduction or waiver of fees Four Year Colleges Community Colleges Trade and Technical Schools Grants –funds awarded to students demonstrating financial need Loans –low interest loans that must be paid back
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