Specialized Post-Secondary Programs
High Demand Careers in Manufacturing – 100% Job Placement
Alexandria Technical & Community College offers programs in Carpentry; Machine Tool Technology; Mechanical Drafting, Design & Engineering Technology; Mechatronics; and, Welding Technology. Call 320-762-0221 to schedule an admissions visit or go to www.alextech.edu.
Construction Management Program - Minnesota State University Moorhead offers a 4 year and an associate’s degree in this and other related programs. Job placements for graduates of the Construction Management program are almost 100% with an average starting salary of $45,000-$55,000. For more information go to mnstate.edu/cm.
The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR), located in Minneapolis, MN, offers Associate's degrees in Audio Production & Engineering, Live Sound & Show Production, Music & Entertainment Business, Sound Design for Visual Media, Digital Video and Media Production, and Interactive Media & Graphic Design. Students will have the skills needed to achieve success in the creative industries. For more information go to www.ipr.edu.
Minnesota Career Information System
Students are encouraged to take an interest inventory assessment online on the Minnesota Career Information System.
Areas to Explore:
Occupations and Employment:
O*NET Interest Profiler
Working for yourself
O*NET Work Importance Locator
Education and Training:
Programs of study
Financial Aid Sort
Graduate School Sort
Other CIS Components:
Keep that job
Practical learning activities
A great site to find information about specific careers, colleges, scholarships and the job market.
Here’s a list of other websites to help you gather information about careers:
Internet System of Education Employment Knowledge
ISEEK is an innovative internet-based system that helps people make informed choices by providing information in four main areas:
* explore careers
* plan your education
* find a job
* grow your business
Other Career Resource Sites:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco/
America’s CareerOneStop: www.careeronestop.org
America’s Career InfoNet: www.acinet.org
Today’s Military: www.todaysmilitary.org
America’s Job Bank: www.jobbankinfo.org
Free Resume Templates:
CollegeGrad's Career Information: