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Explore your future with Vermont Career Connect

VSAC’s virtual program showcases dozens of careers & learning for students of all ages

WINOOSKI (Oct. 15, 2020) – Have you ever wondered about a job or career and what it would be like to do that work?

Plan on attending the Vermont Career Connect virtual event, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon, to take the first step in discovering your future. The Zoom event features Kathi Terami, from Careers CLiC, presenting “Career Search: Finding the Right Fit.” Immediately following, participants are invited to attend one of 15 breakout Q&A panels based on their career interests. Find more information and register here.

The event is presented by the Vermont GEAR UP program at VSAC and its partners J. Warren & Lois McClure Foundation, Northern Vermont AHEC, Northern Vermont University, Rutland Region Workforce Investment Board and Careers CLiC.

Vermont Career Connect is a new virtual career exploration program hosted by Vermont Student Assistance Corp, which includes:

  • A career interest survey for students and more information on the 16 career clusters;
  • Links to nearly 100 videos where students can hear directly from people in a wide variety of careers about their work;
  • Additional resources for exploring careers and training requirements; and
  • An activity to help students reflect on the videos they’ve watched and identify next steps in their career planning journey, which can be a resource for their personalized learning plans.

For more information, contact Anna Telensky at Telensky@vsac.org.

About VSAC – Changing Lives through Education and Training since 1965

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is a public, nonprofit agency established by the Vermont Legislature in 1965 to help Vermonters achieve their education and training goals after high school. VSAC serves students and their families in grades 7-12, as well as adults returning to school, by providing education and career planning services, need-based grants, scholarships and education loans. VSAC has awarded more than $600 million in grants and scholarships for Vermont students, and also administers Vermont’s 529 college savings plan. Share your VSAC story by email to myVSACstory@vsac.org or submit a video to YouTube. Find us at www.vsac.org or check in on Facebook and Twitter. #changing lives