Category Archives: High School

Career Forums + Career Outlook = Promising Jobs for Students…

Central and Red River High School Career Centers promote job shadowing and career forums throughout the school year to all of our high school students in the Grand Forks School District.   During the month of February, our main priority is … Continue reading

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Common Interview Mistakes…

According to education research firm Classes and Careers, here are the 10 most common mistakes people make at job interviews: 10. Over-explaining why you lost your last job 9. Conveying that you’re not over having lost your last job 8. Lacking humor, warmth … Continue reading

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Power from Below…

Careers in Geothermal Energy This article (link below) describes geothermal energy and career opportunities in the industry, focusing on geothermal projects that generate electricity for power grids. “In the search for new energy resources, scientists have discovered ways to use … Continue reading

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Student Achievement Data Shows CTE Works…

The following information details the findings of the 2012 Career and Technical Education Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) and Department of Public Instruction’s Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Report. The information provided below compares CTE concentrators (a student who has earned two or … Continue reading

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ND Alcohol Culture Video…

The following video was produced by the ND Department of Human Services State Prevention Program and is definitely worth watching. This may help people understand the seriousness of underage drinking and other alcohol abuse in our state.  Here is a link … Continue reading

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Online Degrees, Where Do They Stand (Part I)….

It is no secret that the average cost of college has long been on an upward trend and continues to rise steeply.  This year students are looking at paying more than $20,000 to attend college for a single year.  Granted, … Continue reading

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NTHS Out in the Community….

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) is a student organization for the brightest students in Career & Technical Education.  One component of NTHS membership is volunteerism.  Each member completes 20 hours of individual volunteer service plus participates in a group volunteer … Continue reading

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Sitting In the Hot Seat…

 Seven Tips For Conducting a Successful Interview 1) Make a good lasting impression during your first interview.  Do not trash your previous employer or boss.  What does that say about you? And that you won’t do the same to your future … Continue reading

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What It Means to be Career-Ready…

“Career-ready” has quickly become a buzz word in more than just education circles.  But what does it exactly mean?  The Career Readiness Partner Council was formed to answer that question.  The text below is taken directly from a pamphlet created … Continue reading

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Does College Still Pay?…

The cost-benefit analysis of college is a topic that needs to be re-evaluated every few years.  More specifically, where does college fit in the decision making process as students evaluate their futures.  As college continues to become more expensive, more … Continue reading

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