Where do you go from here?
Get a comprehensive list of resources about planning for life after high school: Printable handout.
Explore College Programs:
Washington Council has created a new YouTube channel - The Washington Council.
Compass.wsac.wa.gov - Find your match! Connect your interests to a college program in WA
Checkoutacollege.com - List of programs at Community and Technical Colleges in WA State
Careercruising.com: Comprehensive site that provides many tools and resources. Connects to college programs across the nation:
- Career exploration
- Find college programs
- Create and save to a portfolio for future reference
- Find scholarships & financial aid
- Complete an eligibility profile for scholarships
- CareerBridge.wa.gov - a WA State resource to explore careers, view job trends, find training and access the “Where Are You Going?” booklet.
- Act.org/profile – use this tool to connect your interests to occupations. See the Career Map activity.
- ONetOnline.org - O'Net Online provides detailed descriptions of occupations.
Explore the Job Outlook
- Worksource: Go2worksource.com - WA State labor market data by county, links to job searches
- Occupational Handbook Outlook: Bls.gov/ooh is a national resource for employment outlook, salary/wages, and education needed.
Explore Military Careers
- Todaysmilitary.com has a checklist to prepare, and questions to ask a recruiter.
Explore an Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship.gov - Search for programs by city, state
Lni.wa.gov - Apprenticeship preparation programs in the state of Washington
The Guidebook - Learn about construction trades in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties