Presented by ECMC Group
Wanted: Access to Career Connections for Teens
New national survey findings from ECMC Group and VICE Media reveal that 63% of teens wish their high school explained more about the different postsecondary education paths available to them. In addition, 40 percent of high schoolers don’t feel prepared for a job after high school.
Middle school may seem too early to contemplate a future career, but research has shown that it is an optimal time to start exploring career options. That is why it is critical that tools are made available for middle school students and their supporting adults to aid in these discussions. Middle school is the time to start exploring career options and high school is the time to identify the way to make dreams a reality. Technology, when paired with high touch interactions, creates the ideal environment for students to explore and realize their postsecondary education and career dreams.
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