Ohio Means Jobs K-12
Ohio's no-cost, career planning system offers comprehensive, career development tools, online training and resources specifically for students, teachers and school counselors.
OhioMeansJobs.com allows students to learn more about their career interests and in-demand jobs, build résumés, search for college and training programs, create a budget based on future expenses, and develop meaningful academic and career plans for high school and beyond.
How do I access the new OhioMeansJobs K-12 site? Visit www.OhioMeansJobs.com and click on “OWEN,” the K-12 cardinal mascot wearing a graduation cap.
Does my school have to sign up to use OhioMeansJobs K-12? No, the online tool is open and available to all schools at no cost.
What should I do when I go to OhioMeansJobs.com?
-Set up a personalized Backpack; an individual account for saving test results, creating a career plan, and more.
- Fill out the Career Cluster Inventory; an interest survey for students in middle grades.
-Complete a Career Profile; an interest survey for high school students.
-Conduct an Occupation Search; use filters for accessing information about career and education options.
- Explore Budgeting for My Career; an activity to learn about the cost of living on your own.
- Visit the Assessment and Training Center; a collection of practice tests and resources for ACT, GED, COMPASS, and more.
How do I get started? Take the Guided Tour to complete recommended activities or navigate the “Explore It” menu to find tools and information for planning your future.
For more information contact:
Career Connections Consultant
Ohio ACTE Student Services Division Membership
The Student Services Division of the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE) represents members who are professionally engaged in and/or interested in school guidance, career development, and student services.
Eligible members are often involved with:
Elementary schools, Secondary schools, Postsecondary institutions, Adult education - Including: Community colleges, Technical institutes, Career/Technical schools, Residential schools Employment and training programs, Private business and industry, Armed services, and other non-educational settings
Goals of the Ohio ACTE Student Services Division
Past Newsletters from the Division:
The Importance of State Guidance Leadership for the 21st Century: Recommendations for Improvement
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Ohio's Graduation Requirements: Please click here
College Planning/Career Advising Websites Testing Information
SAT & ACT Test Prep
The sites below can be used for additional information.
General College Information
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Special Interest Sites
Sites for International Students
Military Web Sites
Career Information/Job Sites