- A new CAREERwise Fact Sheet is available in Handouts and Fact Sheets.
- Career Planning for People with a Criminal Conviction has a new Fact Sheet in the career counselor section.
- Sign up for news that impacts people with a criminal conviction.
STEP AHEAD is now Minnesota State Career Planning for People with a Criminal Conviction. Along with the new name, we've launched:
- An updated workbook with information to help jobseekers focus on their job search and manage their career. Download the entire workbook or select individual activities.
- New information:
How to Explore the Job Market
- Simplified navigation and page layout.
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.")
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.
- New: Transportation Careers in Minnesota
Research transportation careers, learn about transportation education options, and find transportation jobs.
- New: Career Exploration for Adult Learners
Look here for resources to help adult learners (re)start their careers. Find links to assessments and in-demand occupations; information about credit for prior learning; and ways to search for programs and continuing education.
- The April newsletter is now available online.
- A new webinar, Researching Education Requirements and Options, has been added to Webinars & Training.
- 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.
- A new training webinar, Career Planning with STEP AHEAD, was added to Webinars and Training.
- The February newsletter is now available online.
- 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.
- Financial Aid news has been added to Financial Aid 101. Find links to helpful blog articles from the Department of Education that will guide you through filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- The December newsletter has been posted. Learn about training events and resources on CAREERwise. Find Spotlight Articles about the Agriculture Industry.
- Apprenticeship Programs now includes national apprenticeship resources.
- A new training webinar, Exploring the Job Market, has been added to Webinars and Training.
- The November newsletter has been posted. Learn about the Job Vacancy Survey and read the latest recommended MN FutureWork article in this issue.
- 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.