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Postsecondary Planning


Career Advising

Laura Sturn, Career Advisor
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Stumped about your career options? Need help in researching an occupation? Want to know how to write a resume that really rocks? Perhaps you could benefit from the services of a Career Advisor. Mrs. Laura Sturn is available to assist as you make important decisions about your future and plan for your transition from high school to the post-secondary world.

Mrs. Sturn can help you:

--Develop career goals
--Engage in career exploration and research
--Take interest inventories and personality assessments
--Participate in a Job Shadow and/or Career Forum experience
--Choose a plan of study and link it to a future career
--Understand labor market information
--Develop effective employability strategies: resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, and job search tools
--Apply to college and university programs

Both students and parents are welcome to meet with Mrs. Sturn. Available for individual consultations most Tuesdays, feel free to make an appointment with Mrs. Sturn by signing up in the Student Services Office.

Coordinated Plans of Study

2014-2015 Coordinated Plans of Study (ocx document)
File Size: 70.83 kb

2011-2012 Job Shadow Booklet (ocx document)
File Size: 2170.09 kb

Job Shadow Application (ocx document)
File Size: 88.19 kb

Pre-Arranged Absence Form (ocx document)
File Size: 83.77 kb

Job Shadow Reflection (ocx document)
File Size: 84 kb

Job Shadow Evaluation Form (ocx document)
File Size: 85.45 kb

Internship Application (ocx document)
File Size: 25.09 kb

Internship Teacher Recommendation Forms (ocx document)
File Size: 19.66 kb

Student Internship Time Sheet (ocx document)
File Size: 17.48 kb

Career Planning Resource Links

Check out the following links to assist you with career and postsecondary planning. (link)

This site has timelines for the college application process, financial aid resources, and information for middle school students as well as sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. (link)

Resources include search tools, scholarship drawings, college information request forms, information on featured colleges and universities, and other resources for students, parents, and counselors. (link)

This site provides student reviews of 3,000 colleges, displays your admission chances on a scattergram view, and allows a search for $11 billion in merit scholarships.

CareerOneStop (link)

Explore careers, salary and benefits, and education and training sites. Search for jobs in all 50 states. Tips are given for resumes and interviews as well.

RUReadyND (link)

Explorer, Planner, and testGEAR

Occupational Outlook Handbook (link)

The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Job Service North Dakota (link)

Job Service North Dakota provides customer-focused services to meet the current and emerging workforce needs of the state.

America's Career Resource Network (ACRN) (link)

ACRN consists of state and federal organizations that provide information, resources and training on career and education exploration. The network's national activities are funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

O*NET (link)

Occupational Information Network

Bureau of Labor Career Information (link)

Explore various careers linked to high school courses.

List of Online Degree Programs in North Dakota (link)

Here is a comprehensive list of online degree programs that can be found in North Dakota colleges and universities.

Resource for Online Colleges across the United States (link)

Military Academies (link)

Information regarding military academies and the nomination process including general guidelines and timelines.

BHS Freshman Planning Guide

BHS Freshman Planning Guide (doc document)
File Size: 197 kb

BHS Sophomore Planning Guide

BHS Planning Guide Class of 2016 (doc document)
File Size: 196 kb

Senior Transition Guide

Senior Planning Guide 13-14 (pdf document)
File Size: 4187.7 kb

Transcript Requests

Transcript request forms are available in the Administration Office from Mrs. Kunick or online

Transcript Request Form (doc document)
File Size: 25 kb

NCAA Clearing House Link (link)

Bismarck High School Code is 350158.

Other Resources

2013-2014 Junior Checklist (doc document)
File Size: 28 kb

2013-2014 Senior Checklist (doc document)
File Size: 29.5 kb

2013-2014 Sophomore Checklist (doc document)
File Size: 27.5 kb

BHS Profile (doc document)
File Size: 703.5 kb

Transcript Request Form (doc document)
File Size: 25 kb

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