ERIC Number: ED449327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Directions: Future Planner for 11th Graders.
Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center, Bloomington.
This booklet is intended to help Indiana 11th graders plan their futures by identifying their career and educational goals and available employment and educational opportunities. The following are among the topics discussed in sections 1-4: (1) identifying goals (planning ahead, using class schedules to chart one's course, developing career and course plans, and knowing what is required to accomplish individual goals); (2) understanding available career opportunities (following the steps to education, knowing one's career goals, evaluating apprenticeships, evaluating Armed Services training, evaluating certificates, evaluating associate's degrees, evaluating bachelor's degrees, choosing a college, applying to colleges, succeeding in education or training, and planning to continue to learn); (3) paying for education and training (learning about and seeking financial aid, applying for financial aid, and taking advantage of aid application help); and (4) obtaining a job (exploring jobs through job shadowing, cooperative education, internships, and school-to-work programs; preparing a resume; writing cover letters; preparing for interviews; succeeding in a job). Section 5 lists 55 free resources available to students interested in planning their future careers and educational/training activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, College Choice, Continuing Education, Cooperative Education, Course Selection (Students), Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Educational Opportunities, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Grade 11, High Schools, Information Needs, Information Sources, Internship Programs, Job Search Methods, Job Shadowing, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Military Training, Postsecondary Education, Records (Forms), Resumes (Personal), Student Educational Objectives, Student Financial Aid, Success, Tech Prep, Transitional Programs, Two Year Colleges, Universities
ICPAC Hotline, 2805 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47408 Tel: 800-992-2076 (Toll Free). For full text: http://icpac.indiana.edu/pdf/direx/00dirall.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center, Bloomington.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana