Career Planning

Informational Guide for High School and Beyond!

What is This?

  • Information & resources from Career & College Planning Meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 2021
  • Information for navigating through high school and preparing for career(s) after!

CAREER EXPLORATION

Interests & Careers

  • WHS uses program called Virtual Job Shadow to explore interests & careers
  • Discover which career clusters (17 groups of careers) may be worth exploring
  • Students log into program using Coyonet (WHS students have access using single sign-on)
  • Career interest assessments, over 400 videos about specific careers, keep track of interests in profile/account
Virtual Job Shadow

Check out this resource!

Compass by Golden Path Solutions

  • Compass new career planning tool to help plan for life after high school
  • Identify careers that fit interests & experiences + find ND companies that fit skills & interests = find companies to connect with & possibly get help with tuition costs or internship
  • Compass is a company based out of Fargo, ND
Compass Career Connection Website

Link to sign-up for an account and create student profile!

WORKFORCE READY

APPRENTICESHIPS

"Earn while you learn" Skilled trades opportunities

Certificate Options

  • Earn a certificate in a CTE field
  • Examples @ WSC: Automation & Control, Heavy Equip/Vehicle Technician, LPN, Lease Operator, Massage Therapy, Welding
  • Options for colleges/training facilities in North Dakota: click here
Williston State College

Certificate Programs

MILITARY

Interested in Serving in the U.S. Military?

  • Need to take ASVAB (See Mrs. Jeannotte for details) - score of 31 or greater
  • Seek out recruiter from military branch (Jeannotte can help you with this)
  • Schedule an appointment with Jeannotte: https://coyotes.setmore.com/sapnhn
ASVAB Test Sign-Up

Test will take place @ WHS in March or April - sign up and stay tuned for more details!

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Have you enlisted in the military? See Mrs. Jeannotte to pick up your t-shirt!

Military Bound Acceptance Form

Congratulations! Fill out the form and see Mrs. Jeannotte to get a shirt!

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Job Search

  • Virtual Job Shadow program (CoyoNet for students) - JOBS tab (uses job postings from Indeed)
  • Job Shadow for grades 11-12 on hold due to COVID-19
  • Create Resume - Virtual Job Shadow program has a GREAT resume writing tool!

WorkKeys Assessment

  • Assessment to measure workplace skills that predict job performance
  • Assessment to qualify for ND CTE Scholarship ($6,000 scholarship for state of ND)
  • WorkKeys Test Wednesday, February 24th at 8:30 in Band Room @ WHS
Seniors, did you land the job?

Skilled Trades Signing Day for Seniors - Tuesday, May 4th @ WHS!!

Accepted a job after high school? Get a shirt!! See Mrs. Jeannotte for details!

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Career Bound Acceptance Form

Congratulations! Fill out the form and see Mrs. Jeannotte to get a shirt!

If you want to discuss career or job options, please stop in to Mrs. Jeannotte's office (old school store)