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Youth Resources

TED Radio Hour
www.npr.org

This incredibly rich resource affords youth, educators and leaders from business, industry and government the chance to listen to and learn from the inspiring, creative, catalytic - and often world-changing or life-changing - experiences of amazing individuals from all walks of life and all parts of the world. There is no easy way to pigeon hole where this body of work “fits”, except to say that as you browse and listen to the talks there will be something for everyone to enjoy, learn from and aspire to.

Construction and Building Technology

Shigeru Ban
www.ted.com

Watch and listen to the TEDxTokyo talk by Priztker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban. Learn that long before sustainability was in vogue his philosophy and design principles and explorations led him to develop buildings built with ecologically sound materials - including emergency shelters and more permanent structures made from paper.

Jobline.net - International Construction Corporations and Conglomerates
www.jobline.net

Looking for a job in the international construction industry has become a lot easier with the internet. Similarly, employers looking for qualified employees can access a much larger pool of candidates. Review this free online collection of jobs in the industry worldwide.

Creative Arts and Fashion

Fashion Scholarships
www.scholarships.com

Fashion scholarships are competitive, and your work is likely to be judged against that of other aspiring designers. The scholarships through schools specializing in fashion and merchandising will usually take not only your creativity into account but your academic achievements, as well, so it wouldn’t hurt to work on your GPA in between preparing those design portfolios. Examples of fashion scholarships from the Scholarships.com database are listed here, along with opportunities related to grants, loans and internships.

Information and Communications Technology

Information Technology Careers: Job Descriptions and Education Requirements
education-portal.com

Information technology (IT) is a broad field that encompasses many careers, including computer programming, technical support and systems analysis. Information about Systems Analyst, Computer Programmer, and Computer Support Specialist careers are detailed here.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

Engineering Stay With It
staywithit.org

STAY WITH IT™ is an online community in which students can engage with each other and find compelling engineering-related content, academic resources, internship information, a video library, information about careers, the job market and salaries, and tips on how to stay enrolled in engineering majors and graduate.

Social and Personal Services

How to Become a Beauty Therapist: Education and Career Roadmap
education-portal.com

Learn how to become a beauty therapist. Research the job description and the education and licensing requirements, and find out how to start a career in beauty therapy.

Transportation and Logistics

Transportation Careers Modules
www.transportationcareers.org

The Careers in Transportation Curriculum Project publishes a series of curriculum modules that introduce students in grades 6-12 to careers, skills, and concepts needed to succeed in the transportation industry. The content has been developed with partners from industry, departments of transportation at the U.S. state and national level, universities, and departments of career and technical education. The modules and the related references and links on the site provide rich resources for educators and students beyond the secondary education level.

 

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