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Teen College and Career Readiness Programs
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Is your teen preparing for college and/or searching for a job? Check out our programs aimed at helping them succeed, including several programs designed to prepare them for the City of Toledo’s Youth Commission Teen Job Fair on April 14, 2018 at the SeaGate Convention Centre.
Let the Words Speak for You
Creating a good resume is a big part of landing a job. Get help learning how to create a resume that stands out from the rest! Registration for workshops is recommended as seating is limited. Participants should bring a flash (USB) drive to save their workshop materials.
Thinking about a summer job? A big stumbling block for many teens is how to make a good impression at the job interview. Learn the basic elements of an interview and key tips for impressing employers. Registration is recommended at workshops as seating is limited.
I’ve Got the Job, Now How Do I Keep It?
Employers expect some of the same basic behaviors from their employees. Learn how you can be the kind of employee they want to keep! Registration for workshops is recommended as seating is limited.
Have you ever wondered how much one job makes compared to another? You may be able to find out during our job exploration series! You choose the job that we will explore.
March 22 | 2 p.m. | Main Library
Teen Job Skills Boot Camp
Multiple experts will be on hand in a drop-in setting to help you polish your resume, practice your interview skills, help you search for jobs and work on the skills required to keep the job. We will even offer guidance on how to smartly manage your new paycheck.
One Stop Resume Shop
Teens (or adults) who need help putting together a professional resume should also check out our One Stop Resume Shop! Receive online job search tips, resume and cover letter writing help, interviewing tips and more.
Saturdays | 9 a.m. – noon | Kent
ACT / SAT Testing Resources
Are you a high school student who is getting ready to take the ACT or SAT test? Learn how to prepare using Learning Express Library. We’ll show you how to access the most up to date practice tests from the library, your home or on the go.
Students in grades 5-12 can schedule a one-on-one tutorial to learn how to access free ACT and SAT practice tests, access eBooks and find research articles.
College Choice Game
Learning about the college planning process has never been so much fun! We've taken all the tasks needed to make a college education affordable and turned them into a game. It's learning by doing - will you be able to navigate the maze to a successful end? Ages 13-18.
March 21 | 2 p.m. | Main Library