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Unsure of your career path? Try

Traitify,

YouScience or

the Holland Code

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Worksource Rogue Valley can help start or build your career, resumes, interviewing, on-the-job paid training, paying for training or high school/GED assistance

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Are you 24 or younger looking for help getting a degree (GED or college) or starting a career?  Project Youth+ might be able to help.

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Check out Career Resources including articles related to Job Market Data and Career Decisions.

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Need help with your resume or interviewing, try our Job Prep resources.

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Want more information on Apprenticeships?

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Looking for financial aid to attend a college or university?  For help at:

Federal Resources and Other Grants  –  SOU –  RCC  –  OSU –  UO –  OHSU –  OIT

Unsure of what path to take?  Try Traitify

Traitify is a quick (just a couple of minutes!) picture based assessment providing feedback on personality traits, preferences and possible career paths. 

If you are unsure of your career path, a personality assessment can help.  Traitify is an online assessment of personality and work preferences (things you can do or like to do).  The assessment provides career paths that align with your choices.  Each career path offers specific occupations that can be explored. 

For Job Seekers, click the county where you live.

For Schools (Middle/High School and RCC) click on the “Try Traitify – Schools” button.

Try Traitify - Schools

YouScience uses proprietary artificial intelligence to uncover student aptitudes, then connect these aptitudes to careers and educational pathways designed to help students find relevance in school and confidence beyond.

Rogue Community College (RCC) – “Holland Codes” People and Work Styles is an online assessment providing feedback on personality traits, preferences, possible career paths and links to available RCC trainings related to matched occupations. 

General Search Tools

Want to search Indeed for all occupations in the Rogue Valley? Click the Search Indeed button.

Want to learn more about Occupations, click the QualityInfo button.

Need help with your resume or interviewing?  Click the Job Preparation button below.

Need more help finding a job or work-based training (Internships, Work Experience, or On-the-Job Training)?

Worksource Rogue Valley (WSRV)

Do you  need help starting or updating your career?  The local work centers (in Medford and Grants Pass) provide free coaching and help with employment search, resumes, interviewing (including online interviews), life coaching (personal and professional skills), scholarship opportunities, On-the-Job Training, and Internship opportunities.   Here are online options that they offer:

  • MyWorkSource – a personalized career planning site including:
    • tools to find jobs
    • help building resumes and portfolios
    • a budget planner
  • iMatchSkills – Oregon’s labor market application helping to connect job seekers with employers
  • Empower Launch Pad – workshops to help with soft skills that are vital to employment success, parenting, and long-term partnerships.
  • Foundational Skills Workshops – workshops to help with resumes, interviewing, networking and more.

Want to get started?  It is easy, you have choices:

  1. Click the “have a question” icon in the lower right corner and send a short message, WSRV will reach out to you and help.
  2. Send an email 
  3. Call Jackson County 541-734-7533 or Josephine County 541-471-3811

QualityInfo.Org

QualityInfo.Org is Oregon’s labor market information warehouse.  From here you can search for occupations and learn about:

  • wage ranges
  • area employment numbers (and expected changes in the next 10 years)
  • any requirements for the profession (education, knowledge, skills, abilities, licenses, or certifications)
  • schools or trainings
  • possible jobs related to the occupation

Explore Specific Occupations or try their Career Explorer to look at all occupations in the Region.

O*NET

O*NET is the National source of occupational information (that QualityInfo draws from) including overviews, wages, any requirements (education, knowledge, skills, abilities, licenses or certifications).  Here are few helpful links:

  • Key Word Search: do you have passions and not sure what occupations match with them?  Use this Search function by entering a few words that describe what you like to do.
  • Browse Industries Careers: use this tool to search broad industries (such as Construction) to show specific occupations.

Project Youth+

Project Youth+ prepares low-income, first-generation, and under-represented youth to thrive in school, careers and life.  Youth and young adults (through age 24) are supported in learning about themselves, applying self-awareness toward school and careers.  Additionally, youth are guided to reach their full academic potential while preparing them for a successful transition from high school or GED to college and the workforce.  Project Youth+ offers financial training and support in addition to connecting participants with partner agencies and employers.  For more information click HERE.

Online Application for Project Youth+

Emerging Leaders Internships (Southern Oregon)

Emerging Leaders Internships (Southern Oregon) is an internship program matching current college students of Oregon who are Pell Grant eligible and are from rural communities in Oregon or who’ve graduated within the last year with local employers.

ImpactOregon

ImpactOregon is a website where you’ll find hundreds of careers to choose from in the developmental disabilities field that make a real difference. Supported by the Oregon Office of Developmental Disabilities.

Considering an Apprenticeship in the Rogue Valley?
Try one of the buttons below:

Federal Resources for College Students

Other Grants and Scholarships for College

Southern Oregon University Educational Pathways

See the different Micro-Credentials that SOU offers by clicking the SOU Micro-Credentials button.

See the different programs that SOU offers by clicking the SOU Majors button.

Want more information on SOU admissions and tuition? Click the SOU Prospective Students button to learn more.

Do you have questions about SOU scholarships?  Click the SOU Financial Aid button to learn more.

SOU has a career planning page too, click the SOU Careers button to learn more.

Rogue Community College Educational Pathways

Visit the RCC TRIO to help with creating your college plan, help with academic success and overcoming academic difficulities.  Click the RCC TRIO utton.

See the different programs that RCC offers by clicking the RCC Guided Pathways button.

View the different RCC grant and loan forgiveness programs to help with the cost of college by clicking the RCC Cash for College button.

Need help starting your education pathway at RCC? Click the RCC Learn More button to connect with their friendly staff.

STEP at Rogue is offered to students who have a qualifying degree with a specific job in mind and are currently receiving SNAP benefits (and not TANF-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). Students in the STEP program will receive paid support services, career coaching and many other support services.  Click the STEP at Rogue button for more information.

RCC Career and Technical Education: certificate and degree programs through Rogue Community College that can be earned within 12 to 24 months including apprenticeships.  Click the RCC CTE button for more information.

Need help planning your career? Click the RCC Employment Services button for preparation and development support.

Oregon State University (OSU) Educational Pathways

See the different programs that OSU offers and career development by clicking the OSU Majors button.

For admissions information at OSU including virtual tours, click the OSU Admissions button.

For financial aid information at OSU, click the OSU Financial Aid button.

University of Oregon (UO) Educational Pathways

Take a virtual tour of the University, request more information, submit an application and check out their financial aid opportunities by clicking the UO Admissions button.

See a list of UO programs by clicking the UO Majors button.

Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Educational Pathways

See a list of OHSU programs by clicking the OHSU Majors button.

The Explore Science Education site at OHSU provides resources for students and employers interested in the field of of science.  To learn more, click the OHSU Explore Science Education button.

For admissions and financial aid information, click the OHSU Admissions button.

Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) Educational Pathways

See a list of OHSU programs by clicking the OIT Majors button.

OIT offers a college credit program for high school students, learn more by clicking the OIT Dual Credit button.

For admissions and financial aid information, click the OIT Admissions button.

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