Career & Vocational Resources
There are many resources listed below to help you make the right post-secondary and career plan for you. See Kat or Heather G. for help planning.
Career Exploration Tools
Naviance - Where your ICAP data lives, and includes a lot of Career Research Tools for you!
MyColoradoJourney - Pathway options and resources for college, skilled trades, apprenticeships, military and more. This is a free state resource for Colorado, but does require an account to use.
MyNextMove/O*Net - Career research tools by the US Department of Labor, with interest inventories, career trends, and growth.
CareerOneStop - Another US Dept. of Labor site with tools for getting a job, finishing high school, planning for college and careers.
Career Finder by College Board - Requires a College Board account (you have to have one to see your PSAT or SAT scores). Has videos of interviews with people in many different careers.
Discovere - Site for those who wish to explore Engineering careers.
Resume and Cover Letter Tools & Tips
Indeed.com - Top job postings site. This is their link to their resume and cover letter section of their career guide.
Resume Tips - Indeed's site for resume tips with 10 writing tips to help you land the job.
Resume Template - Be sure to include your name when you make a copy of the template.
Resume Rubric for ICAP Requirements - Shows you what you should have on your resume each year as you add to it. Required to have a final resume for graduation.
Cover Letter Tips & Info - Indeed site with an intro video to cover letters with tips and examples.
Skilled Trades - Certificate Programs & Apprenticeships
NEW Colorado Apprenticeships website - starting with Healthcare Apprenticeships this fall, this site offers an earn while you learn pathway to healthcare careers.
Colorado Community College System - Includes schools like ACC and Red Rocks, which can offer skilled trade training programs.
Types of Pathways - Certificates & Degrees (START HERE)
Explore Programs - Search programs for all of the Colorado Community College System and link to the school program pages.
ExploreTheTrades - Explore plumbing, electrical, and HVAC pathways including apprenticeships.
Apprenticeships - Official US Government site for apprenticeships.
Emily Griffith Technical College
Apprenticeship Division - Existing apprenticeship options in Colorado
College Programs - Click on the "Programs" button to see the certificate programs available.
Other Pathways (Gap Years & Americorps)
Gap Year Programs - Students often ask about Gap Year programs. Here are optional sites that can provide information, but they are not sponsored by Englewood Schools nor any state or federal agency.
Article on Gap Years: https://www.nacacfairs.org/learn/decide/taking-a-gap-year/
Gap Year Fairs: https://www.gooverseas.com/gap-year/usa-fairs
Americorp Programs - Several programs available for 10 months of domestic service with a living stipend and an education award at the end. Many students use this as a Gap Year.
See information about all branches, as well as resources for ASVAB testing.