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AfterCollege

      ♦  AfterCollege was started by college students as a service for students. AfterCollege delivers relevant entry-level jobs, internships and part-time employment opportunities to college students and recent grads in various areas including nursing, engineering, allied health, life sciences and business. AfterCollege delivers job opportunities based on a user's school and major and allows users to request recommendations from classmates and professors.
CareerBuilder.com

      ♦  Search hundreds of thousands of jobs - across the nation, or in your own neighborhood. Find jobs, post résumés, advice and resources.
CareerOneStop

      ♦  Welcome to the nation's publicly-funded resource for job seekers and businesses. Find jobs--from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Identify job-ready workers with the right skills. Locate public workforce services in your area. Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get résumé writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more!
cbcampus.com

      ♦  Find the job that's right for you.
CollegeGrad.com

      ♦  An incredible source for entry-level job opportunities.
EmploymentGuide.com

      ♦  Is the leading job board for hourly, skilled, full-time and part-time jobs.
Job Center of Wisconsin

      ♦  This virtual job center is a Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job. JobCenterOfWisconsin.com is available at no-cost to both employers and job seekers and is available 24-hours a day.
JobCentral

      ♦  Provides a single place on the internet where job seekers can find employment opportunities in all industries.
Monster.com

      ♦  Whatever you're looking for in a job, Monster can help you find it. With the best job search tools and career advice on the planet...we'll show you how to land the job that's right for you.
Occupational Outlook Handbook

      ♦  U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook.
Rural Health Care Careers in Wisconsin

      ♦  This website lists clinical and non-clinical opportunities at rural Wisconsin hospitals and their affiliated clinics and nursing homes. It offers job seekers many special features as they search for career opportunities. This FREE website allows job seekers to find the job they want in the location of their choice, allows job seekers to post their résumés on-line, offers links to hospital websites, on-line applications, maps and area chamber of commerce, and much more.
SnagAJob.com

      ♦  Part-time jobs.
teens4hire

      ♦  A home for teens looking for a job and employers who hire them.
Wisconsin DNR Employment Opportunities

      ♦  If you are creative, service-oriented, and like to work on teams, you're in the right place! Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources employs a large workforce throughout our state.
Wisconsin State Government Jobs

      ♦  Updated every week, a comprehensive listing of state civil service positions. Fill out state application and Veteran's preference forms, and output them to your printer for a real professional touch.
WisconsinJobs

      ♦  Search for local jobs on-line.
Self-Assessment
LiveCareer

      ♦  Free career interest test.
Career Exploration
Career Explorer

      ♦  This site lets you search nationwide for the school and career of your choice.
CollegeBoard.com

      ♦  College Board.com lets you plan, search, and apply for the college of your choice.
Learn How to Become

Search career paths, research education options, job details and salaries and take the first step on you new journey.
Mapping Your Future

      ♦  One stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options and college planning.
Military Career Guide Online

      ♦  The Military offers more than 4,100 unique jobs for both officers and enlisted personnel.  And each year the Armed Services hire a combined 365,000 people to fill those positions.  Explore this site to learn more about a career path in today's Military.
Youthhood

      ♦  This site is a place for you, your friends, and other teens.  It's a welcoming community for all youth and a place where all youth belong.  We want you to be here.
Bureau of Labor Statistics

      ♦  Not sure what type of job or career you want to do? Explore career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This easy to use site will help you pick some possible career choices and will provide you with detailed information about each job/career.
Career Coach

      ♦  Career Coach is a free online career development tool that helps adults explore career options, define career goals, identify education and training resources, and make a step-by-step plan to reach their goals.
Career Cruising

      ♦  Career Cruising is an industry-leading online career guidance and planning system. People of all ages use our tools to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build their own portfolio. Our add-on products extend Career Cruising’s functionality, making it easier for schools to manage their course selection process, communities to meet their workforce development needs, and students to prepare for the SAT/ACT. Learn more about implementing Career Cruising at your school, library, or employment center on our "Products" page. This site requires a username and password, which must be obtained from job center.
Career Thoughts

On this site you search by the skills you have or a job you've had in the past. Then it recommends jobs for you that might be a good match.

CareerOneStop

      ♦  CareerOneStop is your pathway to career success, featuring the broadest and deepest collection of information about careers on the Web. We have information and tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.
CareerSearchDatabase.com

      ♦  Helps career minded professionals, job seekers and students to make better, more informed career choices by providing highly relevant, reliable and up-to-date career information and job search resources.
Gold Collar Careers

      ♦  Gold Collar Careers are high tech manufacturing jobs that are pushing the limits of technology by demanding bright individuals who understand and embrace the latest machining, electronic, computer, and other technologies; and creative thinkers with applied/hands-on abilities to solve problems and get things done.
HealthCarePathway.com

Focuses on providing career planning strategies in the health care field. This resource breaks down areas of health care into segments & then into careers within those segments. Specific career plans offer a suggested step by step approach to pursuing a selected career. Students and professionals will find this a useful resource as they research career pathways.
HEALTHINFORMATIONCAREERS.COM

      ♦  Learn more about Health Information careers.
JobTitled

      ♦  JobTitled is focused on helping everyone make better career decisions through the use of analytics. It’s a place to learn more about your career path and what else is out there. We believe career analytics is a powerful tool that opens up new ways of thinking about your career and the working world.
Major Mania

      ♦  Search for University of Wisconsin system academic programs.
Monster Career Benchmarking

      ♦  Enables users to compare themselves to others in the job market. Information includes salary and compensation, work-life balance, education and benefits.
O-Net OnLine

      ♦  Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all...
WISCareers Home Page

      ♦  Discover the path to your future. Career Pathways promote the connection between education and workforce/economic development,help provide a seamless transition from high school to college,focus on high skill, high demand, and high wage careers, and increase emphasis on attainment of a technical skill proficiency, degree/credential
Wisconsin AHEC Health Careers

      ♦  Wisconsin Health Careers Informations Center Homepage.
Wisconsin's Career Centers

Work 4 Women

      ♦  A non-traditional occupations website.
Labor Market Information
Bookmarks for State and Local Workforce Data

Bureau of Labor Statistics

      ♦  Developing list of relevant green industries.
Bureau of Labor Statistics articles and links

      ♦  Other resources on green jobs.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Green Jobs

      ♦  Listing of green jobs from Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Community Economic Development (CED) Hot Report

      ♦  Great statistical/demographic info on items relative to economic development.
Guide to State and Local Workforce Data

The Guide incorporates LMI/WI data from various sources.
Industry Focus

      ♦  Identifies "hot" industries by selected criteria for worker groups in the local economy.
LED OnTheMap

      ♦  Mapping/reporting tool showing where workers live, jobs listed by earnings, etc.
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)

      ♦  Most recent data at this moment shows 2009 Qtr 1 data about # of new jobs created, earnings, etc. based on the region/demographics you choose.
Wisconsin Jobs 2018

      ♦  2008-2018 Wisconsin Employment Projections. Highlighted are occupations most "in demand": those that are growing the fastest, have most number of job openings, and pay above state average wage.
WORKnet

      ♦  Wisconsin's Workforce and Labor Market Information System.
WORKnet County Snapshots

      ♦  These Snapshots provide an at-a-glance view of the most recent changes in Wisconsin's local economies. Each Snapshot presents a variety of county-specific economic indicators, including employment levels, average weekly wages, unemployment claims and information on leading industries and occupations.
Educational Institutions
Fox Valley Technical College

Globe University

Informative Articles on Hundreds of Career Fields

      ♦  Original Articles and Videos for researching schools, degree programs, careers, and online courses - the web's largest education portal.
Lakeshore Technical College

Lawrence University - Appleton

List of all Wisconsin 2 and 4 year colleges

Marian University - Fond du Lac

Moraine Park Technical College

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Online College Guide

      ♦  Find a college by state and degree program.
Rasmussen College

Ripon College

St. Norbert College

University of Phoenix

University of Wisconsin - Fond du Lac Campus

University of Wisconsin - Fox Valley Campus

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Financial Aid
Student Guide to Financial Aid

      ♦  U.S. Department of Education guide for students wanting financial help.  With toll-free student information hotline.
U.S. Dept. of Education - FAFSA

      ♦  Many people fund their education or training through financial aid or tuition assistance programs. Federal student aid comes in three forms: grants, work-study programs, and loans. All Federal student aid applicants must first fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which provides a Student Aid Report (SAR) and eligibility rating. Forms must be submitted to desired institutions of study, which determine the amount of aid you will receive. For information on applying for Federal financial aid, visit the FAFSA Internet site.
College Goal Sunday

      ♦  College Goal Sunday is a national event that provides free information & assistance to families who are filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the federally required form for students seeking financial aid, such & grants & loans.
College Is Possible

This site by the American Council on Education provides information on financial assistance and academic preparation for students. This site emphasizes that a college education is an attainable goal for all students - and provides guidelines and resources for achieving this goal.
FastWeb

      ♦  The leading scholarship search provider for students. As a scholarship matching service, FastWeb matches users to scholarships based on their qualifications. The site also provides information and guidance as students find their college or first job from current news on financial aid, scholarships, college, jobs and internships, and student life.
Kiplinger.com

A no-nonsense guide to understanding student loans.
SallieMae

      ♦  It's never too early to plan for school. We've gathered these resources to help you kick your search into gear.
Other Sites of Interest
Gravity Teen

      ♦  A website that provides information about various situations teens face and how to handle them.
Job Corp

      ♦  The official Job Corps website. Job Corps is the nation's largest residential employment and educational training program for economically disadvantaged youth ages 16 to 24.
Volunteer Wisconsin

Search for volunteer opportunities throughout Wisconsin.
Wisconsin's Work Permit Rules

Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship Program

10 Vital Résumé Fixes

      ♦  Gives you 10 tips to make your résumé shine brighter.
Child Care Information Center

CCIC is a mail-order lending library and information center serving anyone in Wisconsin working in the field of child care and early childhood education.
CW Solutions

      ♦  G.E.D. website (GED prep tests, etc. are all listed under Education Resources).
Free World U

      ♦  This is a FREE on-line tutoring website for all grades and many subjects, including MATH, that may be useful to you
GreenJobsReady.com

is an online informative portal offering the latest news views and resources on breakthrough green jobs training programs in the Renewable Energy world.
How high school decisions can affect your career

Money Smart On-Line

MoneyWi$e

      ♦  MoneyWi$e, a national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One to educate consumers about how to manage their finances, is the first program of its kind to combine free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached.
Monster College, a Monster Community

      ♦  Assisting recent grads begin their careers. Members find interview tips, resume templates, skill-building quizzes and job search strategies. They can also join a variety of forums to chat about the joys and frustrations of joining the workforce. http://www.facebook.com/MonsterCollege
My Money Management

      ♦  The site is designed to provide consumers with educational tools and access to certified credit counselors. It offers tips on managing finances, balancing bank accounts, applying for home loans, and recognizing the warning signs of financial trouble.
MyMoney.gov

      ♦  U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401k, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you do it better.
National Youth Employment Coalition

      ♦  Dept. of Labor website.
Practical Money Skills

      ♦  Practical Money Skills for Life contains a set of tools and resources to improve financial literacy at home, at work and/or at school. The site contains practical solutions and resources for teaching people the importance of financial literacy in all settings. Examples of tools include lesson plans for teachers, calculators for monthly budgets, mortgages, saving, and auto loans.
Practical Money Skills Games

      ♦  This site offers several “games” to teach financial fitness, among them are “Financial Football” and “Smart Money Quiz Show”.
SafeYouth.Org

      ♦  Resources for professionals, parents and youth working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.
Skills for the Future: School to Work

SnagAJob.com Interactive Interviewing Link

      ♦  Interactive interviewing.
SnagAJob.com Interviewing Tips Link

      ♦  Interviewing tips. Shows you how to incorporate your skills, experience and accomplishments into answers to questions that do not specifically ask you about skills, experience and accomplishments.
SummerInternships.com

Helpful for Wisconsin youth trying to secure summer internships.
Wisconsin Work Permit Rules

Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship Program

      ♦  Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship program is a foundational part of a statewide School-to-Work initiative that has earned Wisconsin national recognition as a leader in education reform. It is designed for high school students who want to experience hands on learning at the worksite in conjunction with classroom instruction. This rigorous two year elective program combines academic and technical instruction with mentored on-the-job learning that makes a real world connection for the students.
Youth Corner

youthhood.org

      ♦  Here you can start thinking about what you want to do with the rest of your life. This Web site was built to help you plan for the future. What will you do after high school? Will you work? Go to college? Live in a place of your own? By using this Web site, you can plan for your future right now!
Links to Area Job Centers
Berlin Job Center

Fond du Lac Area Job & Career Center

Fox Cities Workforce Development Center

Oshkosh Area Workforce Development Center

Waupaca Area Job Center

Waushara County Job Center



Fond du Lac County's per capita income ranks 17th highest of the state's 72 counties.


Wisconsin is expected to add 394,000 jobs between 2002 and 2012. In addition to newly created jobs, another 706,000 job openings are anticipated due to replacement needs.


The economic climate of Fond du Lac is stable due to its sizeable, diverse and strong base of business and industry.


job opportunities

Fond du Lac Area Job & Career Center
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.