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Welcome to the 11th Grade Career Track

You are halfway through high school and things will start falling in place for moving on to the next stage in life after school is over. This page will be your destination for everything you need to know to prepare for your future career and getting through high school. Keep an eye on the calendar for upcoming events and utilize the checklist and other materials to guide you through the year!

Modules

The plan of study is to help you map out how to reach your career, also known as your goal. Most of you have 2 to 8 years before reaching a career, so it’s important to use this time to prepare for it.


Job Searching and Applications

If you have a resume, this is the time to update all of the things you have done over the summer. If you do not, Use this document to assist you in building your resume to begin applying for part-time jobs and your future careers. This resume will change with you as you grow through school and beyond.

If you are not sure what career you wish to do, an internship is a great way to learn more about a career.

If you have made up your mind, an internship is a great way to discover more about the occupation and gives you experience towards you future career that can go on a resume!

A cover letter allows us to tell a potential employer a little bit more about ourselves, along with explaining what position we are interested in and why.


Standardized test preparation

One of the many standardized test you could be taking this year is the ACT exam. Use this resource as a way to practice and prepare for this examination.


Life Skills

Communication is important in all aspects of your life, whether it is between friends, classmates, teachers, family, and even employers. Using proper communication can help you network and survive future job interviews.

People with high self-esteem are realistic about their strengths and weaknesses and are able to set goals and work toward them with optimism and humor. They also feel competent in areas they consider important and do not take other people’s negative impressions of them too seriously.

People with low self-esteem have a hard time honestly evaluating their strengths and weaknesses and often have an unrealistic, overall negative impression of themselves. They take other people’s opinions of their strengths and weaknesses more seriously than they should.

Managing money is important and is a lot of personal responsibility. This worksheet will assist you in building your own budgets.