Career

Exploring Educational and Training Options

As you are considering different careers, it may be helpful to look at what education and/or training these careers will require. Once you know what is required, you may want to research the available educational and training options. A counselor or other career professional can provide assistance as you research your options.

Exploring Educational Options

To explore your education options, visit

EducationPlan: Planning Your Education

Training Options

Employment Training on CareerOneStop
View information on federal programs for employment training including education and resource finders. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.To view your short-term training options, go directly to the Short-Term Training Finder

Work-based Learning
This site can help you look for work-based and experience-based learning programs to help you decide on career choices. It provides details on technical preparation, job shadowing, volunteering, apprenticeships, and other similar options.

Short-Term Training Options
Find out more about short-term training options such as workshops, seminars, and certificate programs.

Technology Skill Building

More and more jobs are requiring employees to have at least a basic level of technology skills. Learn new skills or enhance the skills you have using the following tutorials:

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Checklists
Career Checklist

Navigate your CareerPlan by referencing the checklist below.

Have you:

  1. Assessed your values, interests, and skills?
  2. Researched possible career choices?
  3. Created a resume and cover letter?
  4. Activated your eFolio account?
  5. Started the job search process?

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan checklist.

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan list of activities and resources.

Education Checklist

Navigate your EducationPlan by referencing the checklist below.

Have you:

  1. Developed SMART goals?
  2. Decided on a major or program of study?
  3. Assessed your learning style?
  4. Researched study skills and strategies?
  5. Arranged a meeting with an advising professional to select appropriate courses?

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan checklist.

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan list of activities and resources.

Finance Checklist

Navigate your FinancePlan by referencing the checklist below.

Have you:

  1. Established your short and long-term financial goals?
  2. Created a budget?
  3. Explored resources to help you pay for college?
  4. Assessed your debt situation?
  5. Developed a savings plan for the future?

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan checklist.

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan list of activities and resources.

Leadership Checklist

Navigate your LeadershipPlan by referencing the checklist below.

Have you:

  1. Assessed your leadership style?
  2. Completed a personality inventory?
  3. Formed your personal mission and vision statement?
  4. Explored the leadership resources?
  5. Participated in a campus or community activity to help build your leadership skills?
  6. Determined your Carbon Footprint?

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan checklist.

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan list of activities and resources.

Personal Checklist

Navigate your PersonalPlan by referencing the checklist below.

Have you:

  1. Explored the transition to college resources?
  2. Assessed your resiliency and ability to adapt to change?
  3. Established personal fitness goals?
  4. Examined the physical and mental wellness resources?
  5. Researched how to manage healthy relationships?

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan checklist.

Click here to view the GPS LifePlan list of activities and resources.