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What do you want to do in the future remember it s yours

What Do You Want to Do in the Future? Remember, it’s Yours!

By: Ms. Gia M. Anagnos

Class: Career II

Table of contents
Table of contents Yours!

  • Schooling

    • College

    • Trade/Technical

  • Obtaining a Job

    • Career Matchmaker

    • Resume/Portfolio

    • Interviewing Skills- Question/Answer

  • Military

    • Types of Branches

    • Requirements

  • Bibliography




Schooling Yours!

When applying to college/university or a trade/technical school, there are some items that need to be completed before you start school.

1) Remember to take the SATS or ACTS

(some trade/technical school DO NOT require this)

2) Begin working on your college application for the school of your choice.

3) Fill out the FAFSA Form on-line


4) High School Transcript

5) Letters of Recommendation- Teacher or Coach

6) Award of Academic or Certificates of Course Completion

7) It is okay to start your college career undecided.




Colleges Yours!

Many two or four year colleges require you to take the SATs or ACTs.

Your task is to complete a mock SAT registration form.

Click on the word …

If you would like to attend only a two year college, the degree you would receive is an Associates.

However, many occupations such as Education, Business, Law, and Medical expect you to have a four year degree. This four year degree is called a Bachelors Degree of Art, Science, or Business.

You, the student have a choice if you would like to continue on with your education. If you choose to do so, you may end up having a Masters or Doctorate.





College continued
College Continued Yours!

  • There are two types of colleges/universities.


    Public- which is State ran

    Using this link: http://www.univsource.com/pa.htm

    Research two colleges/universities of your choice and write about them. Please use WORD.

  • Many colleges/universities want you to complete an application. Using Wilkes University as an example your task is to fill out the application.





Trade technical school
Trade/Technical School Yours!

Trade schools, or vocational schools as they are also commonly called, offer programs that focus on providing graduates with the job-specific skills needed for their chosen career path. Many times students can complete the program example HVAC in 18 months or 2 years depending upon the criteria the school has. When completing their training, the student will receive an Associates Degree or a certification in the area he/she studied.

Just like a regular college/university, a trade/technical school also offers financial aid to their students.

If you think a trade/technical school is in your future, your assignment is to visit this link http://www.trade-schools.net/locations/pennsylvania-schools-directory.asp and pick 3 school of interest and in a WORD document write a summary about them.




Obtaining a job
Obtaining a Job Yours!

Since unemployment rate is now stable, there are more jobs starting to turn up. When applying for a job, you must be able to show your future employer your skills.

Remember when searching, then finding a job you need a couple of tools.

1) Updated Resume

2) References

3) Awards/ Certificate in the Field

4) Positive Attitude

Here are some websites that will help you in your search.









I nventory
I Yours!nventory

  • There are many fields that are looking for jobs, but which one is “the one” for you? How do you know? Well, take the Career Matchmaker.

  • The Matchmaker will ask you a question and you will give your response based on how much you agree.

  • The Inventory or Matchmaker gives you the two areas that you would like a job in.

  • Now your task is to fill out the Matchmaker yourself.

    • Remember you each have your usernames and passwords.


      * Once you enter click on assessment on the top bar, then click on Matchmaker. Answer all 116 questions.




R esume portfolio
R Yours!esume/ Portfolio

When applying for a job, it is necessary that the prospective employee have a resume.

As your first assignment in the Obtaining a Job section, you had to complete the standard resume.

The resume consist of letting your future employer know about you.

Here are the parts:

Education Background


Work History


The portfolio is another tool that is useful/helpful when selling yourself to an employer.

Your portfolio may exhibit some sample items you created/designed. Example: webpages, logos for web based companies, etc. When showing the interviewer your portfolio, be prepared to answer question about previous work you have done.




Successful interview
Successful Interview Yours!

When finally getting the call, that a company would like you to interview with them be prepared for anything.

The impression you give in the interview decides whether the company will hire you or pass.

Some tips to have you have a successful interview

1) Write the date, time, and place of the interview

2) Get the name of the interviewer

3) Know something about the company (research it)

4) Arrive early

5) Dress to impress

6) Be prepared to discuss you

During the interview DO NOT, chew gum, dress in casual clothes, and use slang language.

As a common courtesy, write a letter to the interviewer thanking him/her for the opportunity. This may give you a better chance of landing the job.




M ilitary
M Yours!ilitary

  • Some of you may decide that school or obtaining a job is not what you want to do first. A decision may be made to join a branch of the military to protect and serve this beautiful nation in which we live in.

  • There are many benefits to going into any branch of the military. Your will learn respect, honor, team building skills, and self disciple while in the military. Also the military is extremely generous to its veterans that served. This will be discussed in further slides.





Assignment Yours!

  • Once reading or seeing which branch of the military best suits you, you are going to contact the recruiter and create 5 questions you would like to ask him or her.

  • Please use Microsoft Word to write down your 5 questions.

  • Remember to thank him or her for the opportunity they have given you,




A rmy

Click here Yours!


The United States Army serves as a land-based branch of the U.S. military. The Army is preserving the peace and security and provides for the defense of the United States. In the Army, they support the national policies and implement the national objectives.

Enlisting in the Army has more than current economic benefits. The experiences in Army provide an individual with unmatched job training and leadership skills, preparing you to enter the civilian job force.

If after the Army, you choose to go back to school, the Army will help you pay for your education. The Army also provides benefits such as health care.




N avy

Click here Yours!


The United States Navy serves to protect and defend the rights of the United States and our allies to move freely on the oceans and to protect our country against our enemies. The qualities that make the Navy personnel stand out are commitment, leadership, and team building skills

The United States Navy provides unrivaled training and unequalled experience in such careers including aviation, fire/rescue, information technology, and special ops.




C oast g uards

Click here Yours!

Coast Guards

The United States Coast Guards carries out three basic roles: Maritime Safety, Security, and Stewardship. The Coast Guard is the nation’s oldest continuous sea going service. They have responsibilities including search and rescue, Maritime Law Enforcement, aids to navigation, ice breaking, environmental protection, port security, and military readiness.

The Coast Guards daily operations include safety and law enforcement to maritime patrols or aviation. The majority of training for the Coast Guard is not done in a classroom, but on the job.

Everything taught while a Coast Guard carries over to the civilian work force. Companies prefer to hire Coast Guard enlistees due to their combination of experience, discipline, and readiness to assume responsibility.




M arines

Click here Yours!


The United States Marine Corps serves as an expeditionary force-in-readiness in seizure and defense of advanced naval bases and other land operations. The Marines by far is the smallest U.S. branch within the Department of Defense.

The Marines take on the toughest challenges and hardships.

Marines are trained to respond faithfully, courageously, and decisively. They lead with honor, on the battlefield and in the community.

Joining the Marines will allow you control to seek a challenge, set goals, and travel a path towards success.




Air force
Air Force Yours!

The United States Air Force includes aviation forces, both combat and service not otherwise assigned for prompt and sustained offensive and defensive air operations.

The United States Air Force will provide some of the best job training and education for a career in a variety of fields such as: mechanical, administrative, computer information, and electronics. The Air Force career path will not only utilize the skills you learn during enlistment but provide for any future job as a civilian.




Bibliography Yours!

  • Power Basics: School-to-Career

    WalchPublishing, 2006

  • http://public.careercruising.com/us/en

  • http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm

  • http://sat.collegeboard.org/register?s_kwcid=TC|7002|sat||S|e|6986189084

  • http://www.univsource.com/pa.htm

  • https://ssb-prod.wilkes.edu:4443/WILK/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNew

  • http://www.trade-schools.net/locations/pennsylvania-schools-directory.asp

  • http://www.findtherightjob.com/

  • http://www.monster.com/

  • https://www.cwds.state.pa.us/

  • http://www.pajobfinder.com/

  • http://public.careercruising.com/us/en

  • http://www.army.mil/

  • http://www.navy.mil/swf/index.asp

  • http://www.uscg.mil/

  • http://www.marines.mil/Pages/Default.aspx

  • http://www.af.mil/