There are many resources you can use to learn and understand the connection between careers and education, including two specific to Minnesota:
A new website to help students explore all 31 MN State Universities, including programs/majors, sports, activities is at:
* For ONLINE schools in the upper-Midwest, look for schools accredited by the HLC-NCA. This ensures quality education, course transferability and many other value-added characteristics students should receive for their tuition dollars.
www.iseek.org/southcentral/. The site includes information on current hot jobs, future hot jobs, and industries in South Central Minnesota. It also includes information on local news and events, local job listings, local resources and higher education in the area.
ISEEK offers free print materials and a dedicated website for them. ISEEK.org is Minnesota's career, education and job resource on line, and our latest industry portal, MnGreenCareers.org, details the newest research on green careers, education, and jobs in Minnesota.
You will find definitions, information on typical green careers, green training and education at Minnesota schools, and where a green career can lead, as well as research on the green economy. The site includes quizzes, career videos, and Minnesota-specific resources, appropriate for the classroom, workshops, and research projects.
Visit MnGreenCareers.org to order free brochures, posters, fact sheets, and to learn more about green careers. For questions and special requests, please contact 651-201-1523. Work green!