Job & College Search

Job & College Search

PTPL/WAGGIN Resources

Salem Online

Salem Online

Salem Online offers web access to a variety of reference materials, including the Careers In series.  The database features a linked table of contents and full-text searching. To access, select Library Card Number and enter your Peters Township library card number, then navigate to Careers.

POWER Library Resources

Pennsylvania Job Resources

Pennsylvania Job Resources

Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers.  Included are job listings, statistics, career guides, and education planners.

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College Board

College Board

CollegeBoard.org is more than just the place where you register to take your SATs.  Their website includes test preparation materials for PSAT, SAT, and SAT-Subject tests, resources for AP students, college and scholarship searches, and more.

Education Planner

Education Planner

EducationPlanner, provided by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, is a one-stop career and college planning website. EducationPlanner provides practical and easy-to-understand advice to help prepare students for the important decisions they will face in the future.

FinAid - The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

FinAid - The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

FinAid, The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid, is the most comprehensive resource for objective and unbiased information, advice and tools about student financial aid–on or off the web, with information on scholarships, loans, aid, and more.

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, used by students to apply for grants, work-study, and loans to pay for college or career school.
For FAFSA Overviewslides, click here.

LinkedIn


LinkedIn    –    View Tutorial

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. Members create resume-style profiles which emphasize their skills, employment history and education. Users can then interact and network with other connected people and organizations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Created by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupation Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance, featuring hundreds of occupations and providing information on their education and training requirements, average pay, and future outlook.

Niche

Niche

A Pittsburgh-based company, Niche provides college and scholarship searches, as well as over 1,000 school rankings based on millions of reviews from students and alumni.  Also included is an admission calculator to help determine your chances of getting into particular colleges.

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Pennsylvania Career Guide

Whether you are a student, an educator, a first-time jobseeker, a parent or a person considering a career change, you will find that the Pennsylvania Career Guide is a valuable resource as you make those all-important career decisions. Examples of the useful information that are found in this guide include career outlook highlights, an interest assessment tool, tips for marketing yourself, sources of financial aid, and contact information for many Commonwealth services, including PA CareerLink® locations and select state agencies.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

PHEAA is a national provider of student financial aid services, serving millions of students and thousands of schools through its loan guaranty, loan servicing, financial aid processing, and outreach programs.
For College Financial Aid Night slides, click here.

Princeton Review

Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has been helping students prepare for tests for more than 35 years.  In addition to providing test materials, their website also features helpful information on finding tutors, college admissions, deciding on the best school, and information on majors and careers.

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