Career Cruising

www.careercruising.com  – This website is used by many schools as a resource for Career exploration.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

www.bls.gov/ooh – The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government’s premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations, training required, wage and job outlook information, and other helpful resources.

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Pure Michigan Talent Connect

www.mitalent.org – Pure Michigan Talent Connect is a collaborative effort of the State of Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) – is your launch pad for new jobs, careers and talent. It is an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and serves as a

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South Central Michigan Works

www.scmw.org – South Central Michigan Works provides employment training to eligible applicants and sometimes can help pay for the education/training as it leads to certification or credentialing towards employment.

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AmeriCorps Programs

http://www.americorps – AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.

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Unique Education for High Demand Careers

The most recent Career Jumpstart Newsletter highlighted a number of in-demand careers and the unique training required to prepare for those careers. Many jobs mentioned in this newsletter edition do not require a Bachelor’s Degree, instead a special training program, certification, or license are needed to apply for the jobs.

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