Career Help for High School Students

Career Help for High School Students

As a high school student, you’re probably thinking about graduation and what comes next. You’ve got many important decisions ahead of you. What are you going to do after graduation? What are you going to study in college? What do you want to do with your life? These are just a few of the many questions high school students face. Finding the answers begins with choosing a satisfying career.

It's a big decision! With so many choices and so much to consider, finding the right career path is a challenge for many high school students. You're not alone! The information on this page will give you a few useful tools and some valuable information to help you choose the career that’s best for you.

What Career is Best for You?

The first thing to consider when choosing your career path is YOU. Your interests, strengths and personality play a big part in determining which careers will provide you with the most personal satisfaction. There are many free resources available help high school students figure out which careers they’re best suited for.

Online career assessment websites give you the opportunity to answer questions about yourself and your interests, and then get immediate feedback about the careers that best fit your personality. Career counseling is also a useful tool in choosing a career: Here are some free career counseling resources available for you:

  • Online Job-Search System enables you to search for employment opportunities online. Plus, you can post your résumé(s) to make it easy for employers to find you.
  • FOCUS provides students, adults in creer transition and those planning for a retirement vocation with personalized creer and educational planning. Self-assessment tools guide you through the career-planning process that first helps you broaden your horizons, and then, narrow down your occupational and educational choices.
  • OCIS (Ohio Career Information System) provides information on occupations and how best to prepare for them, including information on educational programs at both Ohio and national schools. To enter the system, you will need a user name and password. Call 440-366-4076 for more information.

Finding Information about Careers

The Internet is a great place to find free, detailed information about any career you might be thinking about. Lots of important factors must be considered when choosing your career including how much money you want to make, how long you plan to attend college, and where you plan to attend college. Click here for a list of career websites.

Paying for College

Finding a way to pay for a college education can be pretty scary. Don’t let the cost of your education keep you from pursuing the career of your dreams. You’re not alone. There are a number of options for funding your college education.

Getting off to a Great Start

Lorain County Community College can get you started on the career path of your dreams. With over 85 certificate and associate’s degree programs, and many bachelor’s and master’s degree programs through LCCC’s University Partnership, it’s easy to get started on your career path right here in Lorain County. Click on the career categories below to find more information about LCCC’s programs.

Health Careers

Education/Teaching

Public Service

Engineering

Business

Other Careers







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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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Hours of Operation

Please note that campus service hours have been adjusted for spring semester. For a list of updated service hours, please visit www.lorainccc.edu/hours

Expect Traffic Delays

Road construction on Abbe Road north of LCCC will resume Monday, April 7. Please expect delays when traveling north from LCCC towards Detroit Road.  
      
Click here for updates and alternate travel routes.

Level Up 2014 Digital Game Development Conference

LCCC will host Level Up 2014 @ LCCC for anyone interested in turning their gaming interest or hobby into a career. 

Friday, May 2
9 a.m to 1 p.m.
Lorain County Community College
Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/levelup.

1098-T Tax Forms

Students will begin receiving 1098-T tax forms via postal mail in the next several days. Click here for more information about the 1098-T forms.

Save Money on Tuition

Register for 13 to 18 credit hours at LCCC and pay for only 13!

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.

Mental Health Online Screenings

The Lorain County Board of Mental Health offers a free online screening tool for mental health disorders.

Click here to learn more.