The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. FERPA gives parents certain rights with respect to their children's education records. These rights transfer to the student when he or she reaches the age of 18 or attends a school beyond the high school level. Students to whom the rights have transferred are "eligible students."
Review of 60 different career paths in formation of a blog. Each job is reviewed by an overall experience, a typical day, top 3 perks, job culture, requirements, skills needed and the field/office.
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Articles about different majors/professions as well as tips on how to select a major that is right for you
Gives user ability to search different majors and then gives basic information about that major, as well as a list of related majors. If you have no clue on what to major in, the Princeton Review provides a list you can browse around and find more information on various majors. They also provide a career quiz that you can take to analyze your potential career path.
Major Info: Links to external resources for various industries
Comprehensive job search engine as well as career focused information and knowledge. Provides multiple resources to get an internship.
What do you want to be? With all of the career possibilities available, how do you make a decision? Once you know what career path you want to follow, how do you get there? With Mapping your Future, you are able to develop a career plan, research careers (CareerShip®), find work, review other career guidance and job search resources.
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