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What does your future hold?. Practical career guidance for teens. What is on your horizon?. A job is defined as work . A career is defined as a profession. Do you want a job or a career ?. Why is education so important?. http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections/ohio/EdPays.pdf

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what does your future hold

What does your future hold?

Practical career guidance for teens

what is on your horizon
What is on your horizon?

A job is defined as work.

A career is defined as a profession.

Do you want a job or a career?

why is education so important
Why is education so important?
  • http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections/ohio/EdPays.pdf
  • High school diploma = average $626 per week
  • Bachelor’s degree = average $1038 per week
  • You can earn over $20,000 more per year with a degree
what are your interests
What are your interests?
  • You can choose a career that you will enjoy doing
  • Think about what it is you like to do
  • http://www.bls.gov/k12/
mapping your future
Mapping Your Future
  • What classes you take now can prepare you for college and/or your future career
  • Plan for college beginning in eighth grade (Make High School Count program)
what is your dream job
What is your dream job?
  • Choose the level of education you wish to achieve
  • Choose the annual wage range that you wish to make
  • http://ohiolmi.com/jobs/CareerEdWage.htm
job market in ohio
Job Market in Ohio
  • Buckeye Top Fifty
  • http://ohiolmi.com/proj/projections/ohio/Buckeye50.pdf
college where do i go
College: Where do I go?
  • It’s important to choose compare schools
  • Do they have the degree you desire?
  • How much will it cost?
  • There are 82 four year colleges and universities in Ohio
  • http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
but how do i pay for college
But how do I pay for college?
  • Yes, college is expensive but assistance is available
  • Scholarships, grants, work-study and loans
  • http://www.aie.org/
the age of technology
The age of technology
  • The language of text: BFF, OMG, LOL, BTW
    • When applying for jobs, you must use the English language
    • Email addresses must be appropriate; [email protected] is NOT appropriate
    • Voicemail messages must be appropriate; “Yo, you know what to do, wait for the beep dog!” is NOT appropriate
    • Ringback tones must be appropriate; Anything that you wouldn’t want your Grandma to hear is NOT appropriate
    • http://blog.simplyhired.com/2011/02/professional-email-address-and-voicemail-message.html
questions contact info
Questions & Contact Info
  • Local One-stop office: Mercer County One-stop

220 W. Livingston St.

Celina, OH 45822


WIA Youth Rep: Summer Myer

ODJFS Rep: Ben Salazar

Presenter: Laura Jones