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Resources Beyond the Classroom

As you begin your employment or educational future beyond your classroom activities, the following information and website links are very useful resources that may assist you in obtaining your personal educational or employment goals!


WHERE CAN I REGISTER FOR WORK?

The following link will guide you to Montana Works; a service provided by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. Here you will be able to register for work (possibly receive referrals for job openings), research career resources, obtain labor market information and learn how to receive training through the Registered Apprenticeship Program.

https://montanaworks.gov/

IS THERE A JOB SERVICE OFFICE LOCATED NEAR ME?

Job Service offices are located throughout the state of Montana. The following link provides location and contact information for a Job Service office near you:

https://montanaworks.gov/job-service-montana

WHAT KIND OF WORK CAN I DO AT MY AGE?

The following link will give you a better idea of what jobs you can or cannot do according to your age:

https://www.youthrules.gov/

WHERE CAN I FIND JOBS THAT ARE IN LINE WITH MY WORK INTERESTS?

The following links may help you decide on what jobs match your interests. These sites also may help in deciding what occupations have a bright outlook in our ever-changing job market! The Montana Career Information System (MCIS) is another very useful resource site that can help you in deciding what your career interests are in relation to specific occupational clusters. This site also aids with creating a resume and tips on applying for jobs and interviewing.

http://lmi.mt.gov/career

https://www.mynextmove.org/

https://mtcis.intocareers.org/materials/portal/home.html

IF I AM PLANNING ON FURTHERING MY EDUCATION WHERE CAN I FIND INFORMATION REGARDING HELP PAYING FOR SCHOOL?

The Office of Public Instruction is one source of information that can help you get started. Applying for student aide can be a daunting task so The Federal Student Aid website may provide help navigating the application process and answer questions you may have:

http://opi.mt.gov/

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

IF I AM SEARCHING FOR WORK AND THEY ASK FOR A “GENERIC APPLICATION”, WHERE CAN I FIND ONE?

The link below provides you access to the generic application in both fillable and printable forms. This site also will allow you to access the State of Montana Career page and the Montana Public Safety Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

http://wsd.dli.mt.gov/job-seeker/employment-applications