www.mynextmove.org - The O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do. The Interest Profiler also helps you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.
www.educationplanner.org - Making decisions about colleges and careers can seem overwhelming, especially when you are young. If you are feeling unprepared, know that you are not alone. They're here to help.
www.higheropportunity.com highlights the multiple education and career opportunities offered in Laurens County.
The Newberry County Career Center engages students in Career and Technology Education ensuring success and life-long learning. The site features specialized sections for parents, students and teachers.
SC Future Makers and STEM Premier® have partnered to connect students with opportunities in advanced manufacturing, technology and more. The site even features a Training Manual- A guide to careers in manufacturing, technology, and more.
SCMC- SCMC is an entry-level Advanced Manufacturing Certification that consists of 200 hours of state-funded training comprised of three core certificate programs plus 40 hours of hands-on training in the lab.
SC WINS- 7 out of 10 students already attend Piedmont Technical College tuition-free. Now there’s a new scholarship that will make pursuing an education even more affordable. The South Carolina General Assembly recently voted to launch the SC Workforce and Industrial Needs Scholarship (SC WINS) — a statewide program designed to address workforce shortages. This program, in combination with a host of other scholarship offerings, can save a student thousands of dollars each semester.
Dual Enrollment at PTC- South Carolina High School students taking 6-12 credit hours (generally two-four classes) per semester through Piedmont Technical College’s Dual Enrollment program, can attend classes tuition-free at their high school, on a PTC campus, or online. That means real, substantial savings on college after graduation.
he Laurens County Future Scholarship provides recent high school graduates with a tuition-free path to complete two years of technical training, or the first half of a bachelor's degree.