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Career Guidance

"Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a journey-level craft person or trade professional in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation." Washington State Department of Labor and Industries will lead to a listing of the tremendous variety of apprenticeship programs available in Washington and career information.
The Central Valley School district uses Career Cruising in assisting students to explore occupations that match their skills, interests, and post-high school educational goals. Our counselor has information on how to sign up for this free service.
Sponsored by the College Board, Big Future is an excellent resource for those students who have a focus on college or university as a part of their post-high school plans. Big Future provides information about schools, careers, and how to fund the cost of a college education.
The Next Generation Zone is the area's only youth career and employment center. We combine training, education and various support services in one place to set youth on a clear career path. The staff at the Next Generation Zone can answer questions about careers, education, tools on how to find work, resources to prepare for a job search, information about workforce development service providers, training to enhance your skills, employers who are looking for prospective employees, how to keep a job and advance in a career, and aid you in the transition into the adult workforce with employment options.