Career, College & Post-Secondary Resources

Resources and Information

Xello - Student online EDP's and career investigation
Post-Graduation Opportunities Information from Pathfinder - Welcome to Pathfinder, a free online career exploration tool designed for students, parents and job seekers. 

  • Search for exciting careers
  • Discover schools in Michigan that offer programs of interest
  • See detailed job projections
  • Annual openings
  • Growth potential
  • Salaries in Michigan

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid - The Michigan College Access Portal (MichiganCAP) is a statewide initiative which provides free support for all students and families in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from middle school to high school to college and career. MichiganCAP will offer students, parents, counselors and adult learners easy-to-use web-based, personalized tools to insure that each step in the process of choosing and applying for college is completed successfully.
Mapping Your Future - Top 10 early awareness tools to help students and parents
Paying for College, Student Financial Aid (Michigan)
Tuition Incentive Program - Check for eligibility

Michigan Works

  • Hot Jobs in West Michigan
  • Free resume workshops
  • Free practice interviews
  • Contact Local Michigan Works office centers for assistance

O*Net Online - Tool for career exploration and job analysis that includes detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!
Career Coach - GRCC - GRCC is proud to announce the addition of Career Coach, a valuable online search tool, available through its web site. Career Coach is provided by Economic Modeling Specialists, International (Emsi) and enables GRCC students the power to explore hundreds of potential careers while providing them with the information necessary to make informed decisions about their career and educational plans. This tool provides career information and career options necessary for student success at GRCC.
The Scorecard is an online trove of federal data that can help prospective students choose the college that's right for them – and, just maybe, avoid a lifetime of student debt and heartache.  The site,, can tell you a lot about a school – from its and the earnings of former students, to how much debt you can expect to take on.  The updated scorecard lets you compare schools based on graduates' earnings, then see how those earnings compare to workers without a degree. It even shows how well a school serves its low-income students.