Career development is a life long process that involves exploring your interests, preferences, and strengths. It also involves having a range of employment experiences from volunteering and unpaid internships to competitive, paid employment. Remember, career development is an ongoing process; young adults should have a variety of experiences to help them better understand themselves as well as the world of work.
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Additional Career Development Resources
Did you know Massachusetts has a website dedicated to helping young people explore careers and prepare for the next step?
Check out Massachusetts Career Information System to complete different assessments to learn more about yourself, explore different job responsibilities, or create a resume. All of these resources are FREE and can be customized depending on your grade level.
Find more information here: https://portal.masscis.intocareers.org/
Gap years offer students with unique experiences and opportunities to explore personal interests and sometimes, really unique places in the world! Find more information about Gap Years at https://www.gapyear.com and https://www.teenlife.com/.