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August 2019

July 2019

STEP AHEAD is now Minnesota State Career Planning for People with a Criminal Conviction. Along with the new name, we've launched:

June 2019

Minnesota State Community & Technical College is now using the CAREERwise labor market service. The CAREERwise labor market service allows Minnesota State colleges and universities to easily integrate labor market data directly onto their program web pages.
Example: Accounting Programs (Scroll half-way down the page to the "Employment Data.")

May 2019

It's important to choose a major that will help you reach your goals. Find tips and resources to help you pick a major that's right for you on the New: How to Choose Your Major page. You'll be able to:

  • Identify your interests and search over 350 majors.
  • See which occupations graduates from different majors are working in using the New: Bachelor's Degree to Career Destination tool .
  • Spend time with an academic advisor and student exploring the challenges of choosing a major with a link to the Finding Your Place: Choosing Your Major podcast.

April 2019

March 2019

  • The CAREERwise Education Search Tool is now integrated with the new Minnesota State Campus and Program search. Find a direct link from Colleges and Universities or Programs to help you find campuses and programs that fit your needs.
  • The March newsletter is now available online. 

February 2019

January 2019

  • STEP AHEAD has a new Counselor Resource section. Find training, handouts, and links to resources to help people with felonies or other criminal records with their job search.
  • Financial Aid Eligibility for People with Felonies now includes a link to information about federal financial aid eligibility for while still incarcerated.
  • Apply to College offers updated links to information on how to Transfer Credits and College Credit for Prior Learning at Minnesota State.
  • Career Decision for Veterans now has a link to the Department of Employment and Economic Development Career Events calendar.
  • Workforce Centers have a new name. They are now part of CareerForce. Learn more about how visiting a CareerForce location can help you with your job search.
  • The January newsletter is now available online. 

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

  • New: Minnesota State Agricultural Centers of Excellence now provide detailed agriculture career information.  Find employers, careers, wages, employment demand data and more by visiting AgCentric or the Southern Agricultural Center of Excellence. This data is provided through the CAREERwise Labor Market Service.
  • Our October newsletter has been posted. Learn about manufacturing careers in Minnesota. Read the latest MN FutureWork article about Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing).
  • New: Webinars and Training are now available in our Outreach section. Find links to recorded training sessions, including our most recent, Online Career Planning - The Undecided Student.  You can also view the schedule of upcoming events.

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