Career Readiness

Resources

Post Secondary Options

Post-Secondary Options

AmeriCorps is the national service program through which 40,000 people each year tackle community problems from disaster relief to tutoring. Find out how you can join AmeriCorps.
 
City Year is a national youth service organization that unites diverse young people ages 17-24 for a demanding year of full-time community service, civic engagement and leadership. For their work, corps members receive a weekly stipend of $175 and upon graduation are eligible for a $4,725 post-service award to be used for educational pursuits.
 
If you wish to work/intern at Disney World may be interested in exploring this work/internship program for college students.
 
Interim has designed creative gap-year opportunities for more than 6,800 people of all ages and built relationships with organizations worldwide. Our database encompasses over 6,000 program opportunities.
 
Unique one-year college program involving overseas travel.
 
This school teaches outdoor skills and leadership and offers courses ten days to full semesters in the world's most spectacular wilderness classrooms.
 
International federation of over fifty schools on five continents which offers students a safe, adventure based program with learning options.
 
Information on how to volunteer to help others around the world.
 
 
Credit-bearing semester programs focusing on college level academics, seamanship, travel and personal growth for high school graduates and college students.

 

Career Planning Information

 
Practical help to find, choose and make the most of College Internships. 
 
ACO creates in-depth resources that address topics, questions and concerns related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. Our resources include comprehensive guidebooks, student interviews, user-friendly search tools, federal datasets and other materials created and vetted by experts in their fields.
 
The best career is the one that makes you smile every day. Whether your passion lies in saving the environment, working with animals or spending time in the great outdoors, our guides can help you pursue a career that matches your interests and skills.
 
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is offered periodically here in the Northshore School District. Students (even those not interested in going into the armed services) can take this test to discover areas of aptitude in the career exploration process. See Mrs. Buckner for more information on times and dates that the ASVAB is offered.
 
Find out about the general job market, wages and trends, skills and abilities required from sepcific occupations, and career information unique for your state.
 
This respected interest inventory that has been available on paper for many years can now be taken online.
 
Job Corp is the only national residential job training and education program for at-risk youth 16 to 24 and is a top source of entry-level workers. It offers young people industry validated, up to date skills training, as well as world of work and social skills tips that teach young people how to act on the job site.
 
Focuses on college and career information especially for teens. Build a resume online, find out about college finance options, roommate stories, the military as an option and more.
 
The OOH is an excellent starting place to search for employment information on specific occupations based on data supplied by the federal government.

Contact

Career Readiness

Mary Buckner

Phone Number

425-408-7228

Email

mbuckner@nsd.org