Colleges and Programs

Connecticut Colleges – This is a very easy and useful resource to use relative to searching Connecticut for a program of study that meets your career ambitions.

EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.

College Scholarships, Connecticut – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.

Connecticut College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Various grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.

Most Affordable Colleges in Connecticut – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a Connecticut institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options for the state…..this site is a great resource.

Teacher Certification Degrees, Connecticut – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of Connecticut, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.

College Goal Sunday Connecticut – Would you and, perhaps your parents, like help filling out the FAFSA? Check this list of dates, times and locations throughout the state of Connecticut that fall on a Sunday and offer free guidance and assistance.

Connecticut Office of Higher Education – The state of Connecticut offers links on this website to help guide you in finding a program in higher education based on specific program, college and/or university and a nice list of publications and articles.

Healthcare Pathways, Connecticut – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in Connecticut relative to healthcare schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.

Connecticut State DOE, Educator Accreditation – The state’s Bureau of Certification webpage has much information to answer your questions relative to your teacher preparation path of study.

CSCU (Connecticut State Colleges and Universities) – Use this search tool to hone in on the degree or certificate program in a multitude of content areas and fields of study as well as higher education setting.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Connecticut Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.

CT REAP (Regional Education Applicant Placement) – This is a phenomenal website that simply lists all of the career opportunities across the state of Connecticut in the field of education categorized by teaching, instructional support, administrative and support services.

CHA, Healthcare Jobs (Connecticut Hospital Association) – This association has a great list of links by member hospital that will provide current job openings in the healthcare field.

Connecticut DOL, Apprenticeship Training – Do you want to be sure you are a well-qualified, job-ready employee? Apprenticeship programs of earning-while-learning combined with classroom instruction may help to prepare you effectively for the workforce.

CT Hires – You may need to register in order to reap the benefits of this thorough search tool. Both job seekers and employers seeking workers can find opportunities and services on this website.

CT Jobs – This is a very comprehensive job site for openings across Connecticut. Up-to-date employment opportunities as well as ‘featured’ jobs are available.

CEA (Connecticut Education Association) Public School Job Openings – Are you looking for a job in the public school system in Connecticut? If so, this webpage will give you a monthly listing of job vacancies that serve the public education community.

CHCACT (Community Health Center Association of Connecticut) – Medical, dental and behavioral healthcare opportunities are listed on this webpage of the CHCACT website.

Connecticut Dept. of Labor Career Exploration – If you have identified your career interests and skills, if you know a little bit about yourself and your personal mission and vision, then you can take the next steps and do some further career exploration or research here.

CSCU Employment (Connecticut State Colleges & Universities) – Job openings for this organization as well as links to Connecticut’s colleges’ and universities’ employment webpages are available.

 

Leadership and Development

Connecticut Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.

Connecticut Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Connecticut is what you need, look here!

Connecticut’s Manufacturing and Other Middle-Skilled Jobs – This is a fantastic resource in the form of a .pdf file. Every occupation represented in this job sector label has thorough information including job title, employment and job openings, wages, education and training, areas of the state where specific job is most prevalent and, finally, related jobs. If you are interested in this career area, don’t miss this file!!

CTAHE (Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives) – If you are a career healthcare professional who manages the business affairs of healthcare organizations in the state of Connecticut, this organization is inclusive and may deem essential for meeting your career needs and interests. Membership brings lots of resources, forums, networks, development opportunities.

Connecticut Construction Industries Association – As a member, the CCIA offers a large range of services designed to meet the unique needs of the membership base. Education and training, government, industry and labor relations assistance are offered with the goal of increasing competitiveness and growth of the industry.

CHCA (Connecticut Health Care Associates) – Are you a nurse, PCT, laboratory technologist, home care worker, housekeeping, psychiatric technician, or nuclear medicine technologist???? Check out this organization’s website and national affiliations as it relates to the CHCA mission and vision.

Connecticut Nurses Association – All nurses are advocated for no matter what the practice setting. Advocacy and educational work is emphasized in this group’s quest to help shape the future of nursing and support the health of the state.

Connecticut Technology Council – Are you a technology advocate? Are you interested in seeing companies in the state grow? Does the humanitarian in you come out when you think of the possibilities of community advancement? This statewide trade association speaks to the ‘Yes’ answer to these questions by focusing on technology and technology-oriented companies and institutions.

Connecticut Society of Professional Engineers – Licensure, student information, calendar events, mentoring, even ‘find an engineer’ are just some of the features and tools available on this organization’s website for those in the engineering career field.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Connecticut Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

 

Veterans

Connecticut Department of Labor, Veteran Services – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Connecticut – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center – Legal assistance is free here to those of our nations’ heroes who may find themselves marginalized with extenuating circumstances after service in the military. Multidisciplinary teamwork (social, medical, legal) is here to help you.

VA Connecticut Healthcare System – If you need a place or just wish to explore the multitude of benefits and healthcare services available to you having served in the military, this website is a very good resource.