Laurel Learning Tip #293: Making a Career Switch #3

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In this week’s Tip, we continue our look at resources to help folks who are considering making a career switch and want to get additional education or experience.

There are a large number of internet resources available to assist individuals who know are interested in getting additional education or would like experience in volunteer jobs or internships.

If you are interested in getting additional education:

• http://www.doleta.gov provides a comprehensive list of adult programs including “America’s Labor Market and Information System.”

• http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college identifies and ranks colleges.

• http://www.wisconsincontinuingeducation.com provides reviews and recommendations of vocational and technical schools.

• http://www.rwm.org/rwm/tf_wis.html offers a vocational school database. Many vocational schools provide career counseling and assessment.

• http://litlink.ket.org
provides an integrated instructional system of video and online computer technology to help adult students advance their GED and workplace skills.

If you are interested in volunteer jobs or internships:

• http://www.idealist.org/en/about/firsttime.html
• http://www.retirementjobs.com/
• http://home.monster.com/

Next week, we will continue our look at resources to help folks who are considering making a career switch and want to start their own business.

May your learning be sweet.

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