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OHS High School and Beyond. “ Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.” . The journey continues…. What, then, can I become? Career options based on “Who Am I?”…. How do I become that? Education/Training needed for your career(s) of interest. Who Am I?

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OHS High School and Beyond...

“Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.”


The journey continues…

What, then, can I become?

Career options based on “Who Am I?”….

How do I become that?

Education/Training needed for your career(s) of interest.

Who Am I?

Skills, Interests, Values, Learning Style & Lifestyle Preference


Where are we now….?

  • Short & Long-term Goals

  • Matchmaker & My Skills

  • Career Selector – 3 saved careers

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly fulfilled is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.

~ Steve Jobs




The Seattle-Tacoma area is 5th in the US for STEM jobs!

There are currently about 25,000 open STEM jobs in Washington.


2-year college degree or less:

4-year college degree or more:

Avg. entry salary = $53,000!

~ the Hidden Stem Economy, Brookings Institute, 2013 report


Want information on in demand careers?

LOOK!


Impact on your job prospects based on college major…

From 2012 Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce Report Help Wanted


How do I pay for all this…?

Got PIN #?

Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to request your PIN # ASAP!!!

FAFSA Workshop Jan. 9 @ 6pm OHS

Go to www.TheWashBoard.org to create your profile ASAP!!!

Scholarships

Are you checking the OHS website or senior notes for scholarships?

Try the College Board’s Scholarship Notebook for ideas on where to find $….


Is the Military a good option for me?

Education and Career Training in exchange for service….

Enlist

Bailey Kilmer OHS Class of ‘11

Serve while you learn!

Take the ASVAB on Feb. 20th to find out what careers fit you!

ROTC

for tuition, housing & spending is possible….

Which colleges have a program for the branch I want?

Jan 6th – chat with former students

in ROTC right now!


Apprenticeship

Earn While You Learn

Transferrable Certificate

& Skills

HigherWages

Advancement Potential


High School & BeyondPlan

  • TODAY’S TASKS:

  • Career Selector – save 3 careers

  • Make sure your list is accurate

  • What education/training do you need? Time is running out to apply…

  • Investigate at least one other website that applies to your post-high school plan….


www.careercruising.com

Login = ohs- last name first initial middle initial

(no spaces)

EX: ohs-reykdalke

Password = your student/login number

(add a 0 at the beginning if only 6 #’s)


Other websites to  out:

The outlook for all careers in Washington State:

search “careers in demand Washington”, click on link

to “fortress.com” website, then Employment Resources

Washington’s Community College System:

www.checkoutacollege.com

How to become an Apprentice & available programs:

www.ExploreApprenticeship.wa.gov

Gap Year programs:

www.Usagapyearfairs.org

16 websites about Washington’s 4-year colleges:

http://inlikeme.com/best-college-admissions-websites/

How to decide which branch of the military is right for you:

http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/choosing.htm


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