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Paying for College SD

Easy-to-follow videos narrated by Black Hills TV host Anya Mueller guide you through the process of planning for your future and making wise financial choices.

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Career Launch SD

Career Launch SD helps students and young adults explore education and career options that can increase their earnings. The program helps those in need of employment, education, training and supportive services. This includes resume writing, filling out applications, interviews and soft skills, job search assistance and work experience.

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Reality Check SD

After you finish school, you will need to work to pay for housing, food, clothes, transportation, and other items. Find out how much money you will need to earn to cover your expenses. Then find out which occupations will support this lifestyle.

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Skills Matcher

Ready to jumpstart, change, or advance on your career path? Tell us about your skills and we'll show you career options that might be a good fit.

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South Dakota Career Interest Survey

The SDCIS is a career interest survey to help individuals identify occupations that may be of interest to them. It contains 108 items, each a work-related activity. The careers are based upon the Holland Codes.

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My Next Move

My Next Move provides over 900 career options for you to explore.

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Education Question Blog for Parents

Education Quest's Blog provides advice to parents in the areas of helping students choose a career, planning for college, asking career questions, giving advice to parents of high school seniors, limiting technology, and many other areas of parents' concerns.

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PTA Family Resources for College and Career Readiness

Discover articles, information and resources that will help equip students with the knowledge needed to confidently transition to the next best step for their development; whether it be college, going straight to work or doing a job training program to finding the right career.

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Khan Academy

A free website that offers personalized learning in math, grammar, science, history, and more.

ASVAB Career Exploration Program

To figure out where to find career satisfaction, you need all the facts about your skills and interests, the world of work, and your post-secondary options to make informed decisions.

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Road Trip Nation

An interactive website where you will “Start your road trip” by selecting three areas of interest to you. After that exercise, different videos of people with those same interests will tell you how they got to that point, their milestones, and their challenges.

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SDMyLife is a free online career exploration and academic planning tool available to all SD 6-12 grade students. Students can login to SDMyLife to explore careers and colleges, take self-assessments, engage in interactive online lessons and do so much more to help them prepare for life after high school.


Find career, training, and job search resources just for you.

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BLS Student Resources Career Exploration

Student Resource for career exploration where students can search careers under subjects of interest to them. By clicking on interest areas, several careers will be available to students. Student can research specific career and at a glance see the education, pay, job duties, outlook, and much more.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

The “Occupational Outlook Handbook” (OOH) is a nationally recognized source of career and job information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

Find the Right Training

Discover Your Future – Find Training Programs: Compare Completion Rates, Employment Rates, and More

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Career Camps

Here's your chance to learn about careers by exploring and experiencing things firsthand. These are day long camps.


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