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.
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.
- MyPlan An interactive program that helps you discover which occupations would appeal to someone of your temperament, career interests, personal work values, as well as leisure pursuits. You can also find out about salaries, what preparation would be necessary, trends and environments in which the occupation can be found.
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.
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.
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.