Special Services Transition Program
Connecting exceptional students with exceptional professionals for exciting futures!
Contact: Nancy Travers
To assist students in preparing for the transition from High School to further education, training, and/or employment
- Career exploration and planning through interest assessment & research, job shadows, informational interviews, job samples, internships, part-time- paid work experiences and/or apprenticeships
- Job Search Instruction including; portfolio development, resume writing, applications, interviewing, locating opportunities
- Job Keeping instruction
- Connection to NH Vocational Rehabilitation and Adult Career & Life Resources
- Exploration of post-secondary education and training opportunities
Career and Life Planning Links for Students and Families
NextSteps New Hampshire Options for Life After High School…
NextSteps New Hampshire is a transition resource and reference website for educators, parents, students, and community partners. http://nextsteps-nh.org/
The New Hampshire Career Resource Network (NHCRN)
Provider of career development resources. NHCRN disseminates information about education, jobs, occupations, and careers. It also provides the tools for using this information in career and educational planning to all who may benefit from such information. Those groups include, but are not limited to educators, students, parents, counselors, dislocated workers, the staff of government agencies and community-based organizations, and others in the fields of education, training, and employment.
Making occupational information interactive and accessible for all…
The O*NET system serves as the nation’s primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations. The O*NET database houses this data and O*NET OnLine provides easy access to that information.
Mapping Your Future
Your free and neutral resource on career, college, financial aid, and money management…
Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. Our goal is to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with free, web-based information and services.
Majors & Careers Central
The College Board: Connecting Students to College Success: If you’re thinking about college, it’s also time to start thinking about college majors and careers. Here’s the place to explore all the possibilities.
State & Community Resources for Businesses & Individuals
NH Department of Labor
The NH Department of Labor serves as an accessible resource to employees & employers to protect the interests and dignity of the New Hampshire workforce.
NH Department of Employment Security
NH Employment Security (NHES) is a free public Employment Service providing a broad range of assisted and self-directed employment and career-related services, and labor market information to all customers.
http://www.nh.gov/nhes/ (Portsmouth Regional Office – http://www.nh.gov/nhes/locations/portsmouth.htm)
NH Vocational Rehabilitation
NH Vocational Rehabilitation is a joint State/Federal program that seeks to empower people to make informed choices, build viable careers, and live more independently in the community. NHVR provides services to both Individuals with Disabilities and Employers.
Job Accommodation Network
JAN, a free consulting service of the U.S. Department of Labor, designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
Job Search Connections
Seacoast on Line: Seacoast Newspapers
Portsmouth Herald Hampton Union Exeter Newsletter
JobsInNH.com’s mission is to help job seekers to find local New Hampshire employment and careers. All the job listings, careers, and employment opportunities are conveniently organized to facilitate job seeker searches. JobsInNH.com offers the latest career advice, resume posting, and automated career agents to best meet the needs of New Hampshire job seekers.
Summer Jobs in NH
Summer camps, Parks & Recreation, Resorts, H2WHOA!
Alternative Community, Career & Training Opportunities
New England Job Corps
Offers no-cost training and education to America’s youth ages 16 through 24. Students can learn career skills in one of more than 60 occupational areas offered in our Region One area.
City Year NH
As tutors and mentors, City Year New Hampshire corps members provide critically needed services to some of the Granite State’s most underserved children and youth.
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community; Tutor and mentor disadvantaged youth, fight illiteracy, improve health services, build affordable housing, teach computer skills, clean parks & streams, manage or operate after-school programs, help communities respond to disasters.