Information About Occupations
We have compiled a list of resources and links that you will find helpful in choosing a career path.
Each one of these has been viewed by our committee and found to have useful and bountiful information to help guide you in planning your future.
Each link is accompanied by a brief explanation of what the website contains.
Remember that choosing a career IS A JOB!
The more information you get, the happier you will be with the results of your decision.
Take the time to delve into each of the websites, and the valuable information they contain.
Salman Kahn founded the Kahn Academy to provide free education to the people, via the internet.
If you need to brush up on a subject that might help you land a career,
or simply want to delve into a new subject, without having to go to a school, this is the place.
It covers subjects from kindergarten through college, in math, science, and other areas.
Rotary Career Symposium
This website is very informative for finding information on exploring careers, different salaries, benefits, education, training, job searching, help with resumes and interviews. There are also links to help you find services near you.
This website is for following a real person in the field of work or career path your interested in which is also called job shadowing. You can read real interviews from people as they talk about the jobs they do and the career they are in. You can also follow them on their own personal websites and blogs. If your currently in a career you can share your career on this site to help out other people.
This website is great for helping you plan for college and or a career. Informational videos done by students and information on just about every career imaginable. There are many links to industries and jobs in each field and the educational requirements needed. Another page that's on the site is called find a college and it's dedicated to helping you sort through all colleges and technical schools to find the right one for you. Then there is a planner page that helps you keep track of classes you've already taken and to find out what classes you still need.
This website is an interactive website that offers quizzes to help discover what career or job is right for you. There are fun videos to watch that pertain to different careers and there are path finder games you can play. It explains different pathways and the salary ranges for each career.
This website helps you assess what job/career is right for you. There are assessment tests you can take then you can start exploring related occupations that might be of interest to you. It also has a page that helps you figure out financially what you'll need after high school to pay for living expenses, clothing, transportation, etc.
This website is a virtual site for community college students. It offers insight and tools to help you identify your career direction. It has videos to watch and informative success tips. You can even apply for jobs on this site.
This website is perfect for the student that would like to be mentored by a professional to help them in their career choice and path. This service is free to students and you can choose short term mentoring or long term. There is a list of mentors you can review before you make your choice. You can meet when and where you want, online, in person, or on the phone.
Microsoft YouthSpark Hub
Microsoft YouthSpark is aimed at helping young people learn skills to prepare for the jobs of the future.
This link is geared toward technology, but touches on other areas of interest as well.
What is CTE?
Geared mainly toward educators and the community at large, this video explains what CTE (Career Technical Education) is, and why it is important to students.
Career Success in the New Economy
This video, created by Citrus College in California, explains to students entering the workforce, or continuing their education, the value of CTE programs, and certificated job readiness, whether college bound or not. It also talks about the cost and value of your college degree in relationship to your chosen field.
Atascadero Career Vision
A daily list of job and skill building that you might not think of.
Facebook Career Vision Minute
Careers you may not know about
Careers you may not know about, and how to get qualified. This information is created by Jaimie Beck, and posted on the Atascadero High School website.
Links to More Information About Rotary
Public information about Rotary worldwide.
This website is all about the Atascadero Rotary Club and offers local news, stories, a calendar with all upcoming events and reveals all the committees within the club. There is also a page that explains what membership means and how to become a member. Local high school students can get involved in Rotary thorough the Rotary ?Interact? club. Please email our club for more information, or talk to a Rotarian you might know.
This is a website that shows all the Rotary clubs in Central and Coastal California. It also explains what membership means and lists the benefits of becoming a member and even helps you locate a club near you. There is also a calendar that keeps you up to date on all upcoming events. High School students and young adults can get involved in Rotary through ?Interact? clubs at the high school, and though ?Rotaract? clubs for college age and young working adults.
The GradsofLife.org website offers the tools to connect leading employers to employment pathways, including mentoring, school-to-work, internships, and hiring.
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