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Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas

Career Exploration

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Through this virtual platform, you can explore career options right here in Deep East Texas. Get a close-up look at local industries and careers that could be waiting for you.

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Career Exploration Resources

Jobs Y'all: Anything is possible – that’s what Jobs Y’all is all about. Jobs Y’all is where you can explore good-paying and meaningful careers in growing industries. Here, you’ll discover rewarding and satisfying jobs right in your hometown or elsewhere in Texas. Find the career that matches your interests and goals. Your career starts here.

Texas Internship Challenge: The Texas Internship Challenge is a partnership between the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), Texas Education Agency (TEA) and The Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), who challenge employers to offer paid internships and make it easy for students to search and apply for them.

Texas Reality Check: It's difficult to predict the future, but it's never too early to start planning for it. Texas Reality Check will show you how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them.

Texas Career Check: Our newest online tool, Texas Career Check offers information on hundreds of job titles, pay information, and future projected jobs, this interactive website can help answer your education and career exploration questions.

Texas Work Prep: Whether you're looking for a job for the first time, seeking tips to succeed in your current job, or wanting to land a new job, this set of online courses can help you get there.

Texas CREWS: Tell us what college you want to attend, what you want to study, and we'll tell you what you could make in that field, and how much you could owe when you graduate.

Texas On Course: Texas OnCourse empowers you—pre-K through grade 12 students, parents, teachers, and counselors—to make decisions that will help you, your child or your students succeed after high school.

CollegeForAllTexans.com: Just about everything you need to know about education after high school, including how to apply and where to get the money to go to college. Even if you attend a vocational school or a community college, you will have a chance to earn more money on the job!

America's Career Information Network: Source for employment information and inspiration, a place to manage your career, and sa pathway to career success.

Career Voyages: Information on industries and careers around the nation.

Job Corps: A no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.

Texas Job Hunter's Guide: A comprehensive online guide to assist you with every phase of your job search