Did you know you can find career opportunities in all types of businesses, large and small, throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community? Did you know that you can recieve the training you need for many of them right here? Did you know that some great careers require just one year of training after high school graduation?
The publications and videos found at the links outlined below offer students of all ages and their parents or guadians vast resources to explore as they look to what they want to do for their future. Young people looking for the right education and career have ample opportunities to make their mark right here in Bismarck-Mandan.
Careers by Education is a publication of the North Dakota Career and Technical Education office has put together a great publication that gives example of a wide variety of careers and how much training you would need for each of them. It gives examples of the work done by each occupation, the total openings in North Dakota for these types of positions and the average wage for each. The number of openings and wages are based on 2013 information, so keep in mind the wages today would likely be higher in many examples. Take a look at Careers by Education. Do the training requirments surprise you? The average wage? What career possibilities interest you?
The Youth & Careers section of the North Dakota Department of Commerce's Workforce Development Division offers resources for youth and their parents in learning about careers and opportunities in North Dakota. Bismarck-Mandan's employers are looking for dedicated workers at all skill levels, and students will find there is likely a place for them to begin their careers. The Youth & Careers office offers:
The Bank of North Dakota offers an online College Planning Center with information for students - middle school, high school, college, and non-traditional - and parents, guardians, and grandparents. Students can explore occuations their interests and talents may be best suited for, and learn about careers they may have never considered or even been aware of. Students and their parents can research how to pay for college and what college savings programs are available. Enter the College Planning Center today!
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