Career Prep Handbook

 

 

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valuable information, links, and important steps 

to help high school students achieve a successful career

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Career Prep

Students of today have many important decisions to make in their lives and one of the most important decisions students will make is a career choice.

Finding the right education and training for that career will need to be a decision that is well planned.

Career Prep
will help students make intelligent educational decisions and guide them through the
process of acquiring skills necessary for careers in the future.











Career Prep Focuses on:

1)

Some type of postsecondary education is necessary for careers of the future.

2)

Two-year associate degree programs are equal in importance as a four-year baccalaureate degree.

3)

Students with vocational/technical interest should follow a track of courses preparing for that career choice.

4)

Students can complete a two-year associate degree program at Central Community College and transfer many or all of their credit hours to a four-year baccalaureate program.

5)

Students who want to attend a four-year college or university need to have a broad and rigorous background of supporting high school courses in that area.

6)

Students will need science, higher level math, and communication courses in addition to a challenging selection of electives including computer skills.

7)

Students need to recognize a clear relationship between high school courses; which leads into college courses; which helps to achieve the type of career they want to pursue.

8)

Employers are looking for work maturity in a person.  Individuals who are dependable, punctual, accountable, responsible and loyal as their strengths.

9)

The BEST career prep includes: focusing on your goals, studying and hard work to achieve those goals, and lifelong learning!

Written by Joanie Guerrero   
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 16:51