Career Planning

Career Planning: Focus, Plan, and Action!

OHS Work Based Learning Experience

Oakes Work Based Learning Experience will enable students to extend their learning beyond the school while offering an opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to career exploration in an area of personal interest. The mission of this program is to have every student gain valuable hands-on work experience and knowledge that can direct them in their future careers. Note: Click the heading link to go to the description and sign sheet. 

RUREADY.nd.gov

A useful and easy to use North Dakota web-based career and educational planning program that guides students through the process of becoming self-aware, build their education and career portfolios, and move towards becoming career ready. An education and career portfolio is something they bring with them when the graduate. During high school students focus, plan and action

How to Login to RUReady.nd.gov

Login= nd.lastname.firstname.birthdate (8 digets=2-month2-day4year)

Password= birthdate (00 month, 00 date, and 4 digit year)

Example: Login: nd.Smith.John.02042005 (birthdate is February 4th, 2005)

Password: 02042005 (birthdate is February 4th, 2005) *you may be prompted to change your password once you log i

Nursing Career Information

Nursing Career Information: https://www.registerednursing.org/nursing-careers/#top  This site covers nursing specialties, salary, education, interview skills, testing information, and more.

Career Interest Surveys

Not sure what career path you’re interested in? Take one of the surveys below or go to RUReady.nd.gov to take the Career Interest Inventories available: Interest Profiler, Career Key, Cluster Finder, Work Values Sorter,  and your results are automatically saved in your Career Portfolio.

Resume Writing

Include your resume in your career portfolio. Need ideas or help creating your resume or just update/refresh the one you have? If so, see the Powerpoint, example resume, and template to assist you.

First, go through this Powerpoint on How to Write a High School Resume.

Second, download this template to use as an easy guide to writing your own resume suitable for a high school/college student.

Third, utilize this High School Resume with examples and pointers to help build your resume.

Last, be sure to save and update your resume frequently! There are many templates available, if you don’t feel this template is suitable for you or the job you are applying for, chose another!

High School Checklists

www.ruready.nd.org  >Prepare for College >College Planning Timeline > click on the grade 7-12