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UPSKILLING
TOP FOUR

CareerOneStop
User-friendly database of education and training programs, upskilling guidnance

Coursera
Online courses and certifications from top universities and colleges

Udacity
Degree programs and courses for technology careers

Year Up
Skills training and internships for young adults


UPGRADE EDUCATION AND SKILLS

AARP
Career development assistance for people 55 and older

Alliance for Excellent Education
Education and career development for high schoolers

Arizona State University Online
Online degree and certificate programs from accredited university

Bard Early Colleges
High school and two years of college in a 4-year program

College for Social Innovation
College credit for social impact work

Cornell University Online
Certificate programs for Executives and Managers

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
Education and skills information

Devry University
Science and engineering degree and certificate programs

Diploma Plus
Innovative and alternative education programs

edX
Online courses and certifications from universities and colleges

ExpandED Schools
Supplemental education for highschoolers

General Assembly
Courses in coding, business, marketing and design

Jobs for America’s Graduates
Career and educational support for highschoolers

Khan Academy
World-class courses for all ages

McKinsey Generation Initiative
Career development for high-school grads

Military.com
Translate military skills into successful search for civilian jobs

National Older Worker Career Centre
Employment placement for people 55 and older

The New School
Online degrees and certificate programs

Operation Hope
Financial literacy programs

Penn Foster Career School
Online degree and certificate programs from accredited schools

SkillsUSA
Employer-driven technical and career education programs

STEM Education Coalition
STEM education programs and resources

Southern New Hampshire University
Online degree and certificate programs from respected university

Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Career preparation, mentoring, internships and job opportunities

Toyota Technical Training & Education
Automotive technician training and job placement

UpSkill America
Career development and advancement training and support

USC Third Space
Soft skills development programs

YouthBuild USA
Education and community services programs

UPGRADE IT SKILLS

Advanced Technological Education
Technology and STEM education programs

Black Girls Code
Technology education programs

Cisco Systems Networking Academy
CISCO schools and courses for a tech-related education

Code Academy
Coding programs for students

Coding House
Javascript bootcamp

Dev Bootcamp
Coding for beginners

Fidelity Investments Leap
IT training program

Girls Who Code
Technology programs for girls

Microsoft
Technology certification through Microsoft’s Imagine Academy

Microsoft Military Affairs
Training opportunities for Military

New Ford Tech
Ford Technical Career entry program

Pluralsight
Technology skills assessment and education programs

P-Tech
Technology-focused education for high schoolers

TechHire
IT Training programs with employers

Opportunity @Work
Training for technology employment opportunities

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

America’s Promise Alliance
Volunteer database

Americorps
Paid public service 

Corporation for National & Community Service
Public service volunteer programs

Goodwill
Employment and financial education assistance

Red Cross
Local volunteer opportunities

Salvation Army
Volunteer database

Service Year
Paid, year-long service opportunities

United Way
Local community organization volunteering

PERSONAL SUPPORT
TOP FOUR

Mentor
Local and national mentor opportunities

Micromentor
Social network that connects entrepreneurs and business mentors

Monster
Job searching with resume, interview and skills assessment support

SkillsSmart
Platform for employers, job seekers and educators

FIND A MENTOR, BE A MENTOR

College Mentor for Kids
College students mentor high schoolers

Encore
Mentoring opportunities for workers mid-life and older

Girls Today Women Tomorrow
Community leadership programs for girls

Heroes Linked
Mentoring programs for veterans and spouses seeking employment

I Could Be
Professional mentors for high schoolers

Imentor
Mentoring that matches high schoolers with college students

Junior Achievement
Business and skills development for high schoolers

Mentor
Mentoring programs including career readiness

Million Women Mentors
Mentoring girls in STEM fields

Score
Connects entrepreneurs with mentors

Spark
Mentoring for middle school students

Student Mentor
National mentoring program

INTERNSHIPS

Americans for Prosperity
National government internship programs

American Mathematical Society
Internships for math students

Enternship
Internships for women re-entering the workforce

Idealist
Internships in nonprofit and community organizations

EMPLOYMENT HUNTING
TOP FOUR

Career Shift
Navigation of published and hidden job market

Glassdoor
Job search, resume posting and internships

Indeed
Job postings, resume postings and internships

LinkedIn
Professional networking site with resume posting and support

JOB HUNTING SITES

Beyond
Job search and networking

Career Builder
Job search, resume posting and career advice

Civilian Jobs
Job board and career resources for transition from military to civilian

Devex
Humanitarian, health and sustainability job search

Dice
Tech job search and support

Fiverr
Gig economy job hunting

Hired
Corporate job search

JobCase
Search jobs and companies

JobDiagnosis
Job search

JustTechJobs
IT-focused jobs

Ladders
Career advancement support

LinkUp
Job search

Mechanical Turk
National marketplace for work

Simple Telecommute
Freelance and telecommute jobs

Simply Hired
Comprehensive listing of jobs by region, interest and company

Snagajob
Job and employer search

Trovit
Search international jobs

USAJobs
Search and apply for jobs

ZipRecruiter
Search 100 job boards

CAREER, RESUME, INTERVIEW ADVICE

GCF Learn Free
Interview preparation

Kuder
Career guidance

The Muse
Career advice

VisualCV
Resume advice and review

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE EXPLORE ORGANIZATIONS CREATING SOLUTIONS

The Bridgespan Group
Strategy consulting and leadership development

Georgetown University Centre on Education and the Workforce
Publications on education and skills development

Hope Street Group
Programs that improve economic opportunity

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
How technology will affect business and employees

National League of Cities
Resource for local leaders

Rutgers University John J. Heldrich Centre for Workforce
Information on workforce development programs and skills training

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Resources for the business community to improve skills gap

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