Career & College Exploration
Adventure in Education: A career exploration site sponsored by the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
Blinn College: Information on the local community college in Brazos & Washington County.
Blinn College Workforce Education: Take classes such as Industrial Technology 1, Blueprint Reading and Technical Math for Machinists and Welders, a series of learning modules in Leadership, along with Basic Computers for those who may be entering the job market and are in need of new skills.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Large database of labor market information.
CareerOneStop: Identify your interests, explore careers, find education options, and access many other resources on this site sponsored by the US Department of Labor.
College View: Information on over 3,500 two- and four-year schools.
Department of Education Student Guide: Information about financial aid.
FastWeb: Online scholarship searches.
High School Equivalency & GED Questions
Job Corps: is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people ages 16 through 24 that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.
Kaplan Home Page: Test preparation (including the SAT, GRE, and others) and career exploration resources.
Middle Skill Jobs – Texas– gives information and explanation about middle-skill jobs, which require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree, which make up the largest part of America’s and Texas’ labor market.
Occupational Outlook Handbook: A database for hundreds of different kinds of jobs. This handbook, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.
Texas A&M University System Careers: Information about employment at Texas A&M University and all TAMU system agencies.
United States Department of Education: Information about the US Department of Education.
US Census Bureau: A wealth of information regarding US demographics, trends, and other relevant data.
What’s My Next Move? —connects young people to career exploration resources available on the CareerOneStop (COS) website and the O*NET site My Next Move (www.mynextmove.org). The guide encourages students to think and make decisions about their futures, and to engage with career counselors, workforce professionals, teachers, and parents or guardians.
WorkInTexas.com: A career search site sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission. Register online and receive custom job matches from all over Texas.