Potential students and job seekers, however, often don’t know about the innovative work and high earning potential that manufacturing careers offer. And parents of potential students -- who influence what their children study in college -- have misconceptions about what it’s really like to work in manufacturing.
Employers want students and employees to have the skills needed to make good presentations – verbal communications, ability to relate with different types of people, research skills, and the willingness to take responsibility for projects.
Denise Felder gives teens a few things to consider when looking for summer employment.
CareerOneStop recently wrote about 5 high-pay careers: no college degree required. Pay for these occupations start nationally at $35,100 and can pay as much as $78,800.
Once upon a time career training in high schools was separate from the academic programs that college-bound students took. Today, ACTE reports that more than 70% of high school CTE concentrators pursued postsecondary education shortly after high school.
Like many people, I thought CTE classes were for high school students to learn a manual trade instead of preparing for college. Well, like many people, I thought wrong.
Did you land a part-time or full-time job for the holiday season? Those extra paychecks will help to make the season bright. But what about after the New Year?
The good news is, Minnesota has developed a data system to answer these questions. The Statewide Longitudinal Education Data System, or SLEDS, brings together student data from pre-kindergarten through completion of higher education and into the workforce. By bridging existing data with other new data, a range of questions can be answered to gauge the effectiveness of current programs and design improvement strategies to help students.