Developed by the state of Ohio, OhioMeansJobs is a comprehensive website for students and adults that will help them explore career interests and search for jobs. Students can explore career options, take career assessments, search colleges and scholarships, learn job skills, develop a resume and maintain a career portfolio. To access the resources, students will need to register and create an account. Click on the icon to visit the OhioMeansJobs website.
Four County Career Center
Four County Career Center provides vocational and technical training in 20+ skilled trade programs. Students may choose to attend Four County Career Center during their junior and senior year. Interested sophomores must have 6.5 credits to apply in February and must then have 8 credits by the start of the junior year. Students are encouraged to maintain the highest grades possibe as many programs have specific GPA, math and science requirements that must be met to qualify for the program. Click on the icon to visit the Four County Career Center website or speak with your school counselor to learn more about what they have to offer.
Industry Recognized Credentials
One of the testing pathways a student can take to meet their graduation requirements is to earn 12 industry recognized credential points and to earn 13 points on the WorkKeys assessment. While this pathway is not always a feasible option for students, the list developed by the Ohio Department of Education offers great insight into the in demand jobs in Ohio and what professional credentials employers are looking for. Click on the icon to learn more about Ohio approved industry recognized credentials.
Apprenticeship programs are a great way for students to learn a trade that allows them to earn money while learning and have opportunities for gainful employment upon completion. Ohio offers a wide array of apprenticeship programs throughout the state. For the student looking for a hands-on career, this is a great option to explore. Click on the icon to learn more about apprenticeship opportunities in Ohio.
Fulton County Economic Development Corporation
The Fulton County Economic Development Corporation exists to support and grow employment opportunities within the county in all sectors. Their website provides a wealth of information including job opportuities in the county. They also offer a job search app available through the Apple Store and Google Play. Click on the icon to learn more about employment opportunities in Fulton County.
Other Career Resources
Archbold High School is committed to providing students with comprehensive career planning that will help them assess their skills, appreciate the value of work, identify careers of interest and understand the education required to be successful in the world of work. Direct your career questions to Mr. Shawn Grime (last names A-L) or Mrs. Sharon Ziegler (last names M-Z).