Welcome to Senior Parent Night. Presented by: Christa Schulz – Guidance Specialist Jenelle Huffman – Guidance Specialist Bridget Mondt – ROP/Career Specialist. 53% of Recent College Grads Are Jobless or Underemployed—How?.
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Presented by: Christa Schulz – Guidance Specialist
Jenelle Huffman – Guidance Specialist
Bridget Mondt – ROP/Career Specialist
A college diploma isn't worth what it used to be. To get hired, grads today need hard skills.
4 Year College BA Degree Underemployed—How?
Orange Coast Underemployed—How?
25% have a BA
90% - Attended Schools of higher education 92% in 2012
38% - 4 Year Colleges/Universities – 39% 2012
52% - 2 Year College 51% in 2012
2.5% - Trade or Technical Schools
3.2% - Armed Forces
2% - Work or seeking Employment
“ Underemployed—How?More and more, young graduates enter the labor force to find there are few jobs available in their desired industries”
The workplace is becoming increasingly virtual.
Part-time, temporary, telecommuting, and contract workers are going to replace many full-time employees within the next decade.
Six economic sectors will account for as many as 85 percent of all new jobs in Orange County the next decade:
Leisure and Hospitality
The Orange County labor force continues to grow, but there will be increasing problems in matching the labor force with employers’ needs.
Bachelor's degree or higher
High School Diploma or GED
Engineering - $93,000
Technology - $68,300
English majors - $37,514
Psychology majors - $32,358
Child and family studies - $29,500
There are many optionsafter high school:
Parents are the number one influence on the career their child pursues.
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English 40 credits
Health 5 credits
Math 30 credits
Physical Education 20 credits
Science 30 credits
Social Studies 30 credits
Art/Technical Art or foreign language
Long Beach = 4050
San Diego = 4155
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increase the pool of eligible students
A specific occupational program is selected and courses are completed from the list in the college catalog for that skill area. The certificate programs range from 18-30 units. If you have a career field in mind, it is necessary to research which college offers your program.
A community college "degree" program is also available. the Associate Degree is granted upon completion of 60 college units, general education course, a major and a 2.0 grade point average.
Lower division university course requirements can be completed at a community college. Students may then enter a four-year college as a junior to complete their bachelor's degrees
What is financial aid?
Where does financial aid come from? detailed information as possible. (Form available on THHS website) Click the Guidance link and download.
How do I apply for state aid (Cal Grants) and financial aid? detailed information as possible. (Form available on THHS website) Click the Guidance link and download.