ACADEMIC/CAREER PLANNING

Resources

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Our Youth Development Resource Portal is being developed thanks to a grant from the Pallottine Foundation’s Healthy Communities Initiative.

 

COLLEGE FOUNDATION OF WEST VIRGINIA

Career, High School, College, Financial Aid Planning and much more

FINANCIAL AID PLANNING

You CAN afford to go to college, and by researching your options, you can build success

CAREER PLANNING

APPRENTICESHIP JOB FINDER

Apprencticeship programs offer free, paid on-the-job training in a variety of high paying fields. This site features apprenticeship job opportunities from employers across the country and where you can directly apply with the employer.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT TOOLKIT

Resources to help students create an educational plan that will help them reach their career goals.

CAREER EXPLORATION

An easly to use, quick career search by key words or industry. Site then provides details about what you need to do to enter each career, the job outlook, salary, etc.

CAREER INVESTIGATION

Career One Stop helps with exploring careers, finding job trainings, and searching for jobs.

COLLEGE SCOREBOARD

US Dept of Education website where students can learn about a variety of careers and training programs, including apprenticeships, colleges and other training programs, including completing rates. It is provides a financial aid estimator.

FIND TRAINING PROGRAMS

Find training programs, compare completion rates, employment rates, and more. This site allows you to seach by zip code, state, career field, etc..

JOB CORPS

FREE Residential Training Program: Connects youth with the skills and education for employment with online and hands-on experience. Great program for high school dropouts to earn a diploma and high school graduates to receive training in high demand jobs..

OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK

Searchable career database through the Bureau of Labor Statistics that allows you to search job titles A-Z, by fastest growing, highest salary, educational requirements, etc. Site provides the latest detailed information on thousands of careers including job summary, rate of growth, training requirements, and more.

YOUTH RULES!

Provides information about protections for young workers in the 21st Century workforce.

THE RIGHT FIT QUIZ

This quiz will help you determine the Right Fit Score for each college or university you are considering attending. The higher the score, the better the fit.

HOW TO REDO YOUR TO-DO LIST

Tips to help you create a to-do list that reflects your priorities and boundaries.