Career Connections - Resources

CAREER EXPLORATION WEBSITES

 

By clicking on the referenced links below to outside websites you are leaving the Carroll County Public School website.  Please read the disclaimer: http://www.carrollk12.org/legal/disclaimer.asp

 

www.bridges.com

For Site ID/Password, please contact the FSK School Counseling Office.
This website is an excellent resource for career exploration and preparation.  This site has interest surveys, career profiles, salaries, economic outlook and education required for various professions as well as leads to post high school colleges and trade schools.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Great site to research the future trends and requirements of specific careers.

www.workbaltimore.net
Good site for searching for summer jobs or post high school jobs and it's local!

www.quintcareers.com/student.html
There is lot to explore on this site! It provides students with job hunting tools and career tools. Also provides information on job preparedness: i.e. resumes, portfolios, dress.

www.engineer.net
If you are in the MST academy and want to become an engineer, check out this site and look at what the industry is requiring.
For more resources, click on the FSK School Counseling links.
 
MOCK INTERVIEWS
 
Resume Help:
http://www.myfuture.com/toolbox/createresume_all.html#examples
This website actually gives you a template to fill in your information. Each section of the website is explained in detail describing its purpose on the resume.

http://www.adventuresineducation.org/HighSchool/Jobs/SampleResumes/index.cfm
AIE website provides templates, career exploration, and even college planning. There is a variety of topics covered but is a great site to use when preparing for Mock Interviews.

http://jobsearch.about.com/library/samples/blhsresume.htm
Great site specifically geared towards high school students. The resume samples will get you steered in the right direction for the Mock Interviews. If you are serious about a summer job, you may also want to check out the Cover Letter section.
 
Resume Template:
Click here to open a resume template--this will help you begin to write your resume.
 
 
Professional Dress:
 
http://www.black-collegian.com/career/dress2002-1st.shtml
Great website to learn various strategies in preparing for a job AND has great literature on Dressing for Success. It’s vital to dress the part for an interview!

http://www.quintcareers.com/dress_for_success.html
How do you dress for an Interview? This site is full of information and is a good guide to use when prepping for the Mock Interviews.

http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewsnetworking/a/dressforsuccess.htm
This website covers every you need to prepare for Mock Interviews. Professional Dress for women and men are covered in detail. It also provides interview questions. 

Sample Questions:
 
http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewquestionsanswers/a/interviewquest.htm
Not sure what the interviewers are going to ask? Head to this site FULL of information. This site provides the questions and the best answers to those questions.
 
JOB SHADOWS
Use this website to help you find a job shadow location. Make sure you click on Member Directory first.  Use the script given to you in your advisory.