Colleges and Programs
Idaho Career and Technical Education – This state government sponsored group works to facilitate collaboration between industry and public education to offer workforce training in the form of short term, non-credit, cost-friendly classes designed for individuals looking to upgrade training, increase their skills or even for industry to create custom classes for their employees. Visit this website to get connected with meaningful learning that may lead to a sucessful career.
Next Steps Idaho – This resource is truly amazing! Whether you’ve got your sights set on a four year college, community college, a career technical program or the military, this website may be able to assist you in your decision making process. You will find tools like future self-quiz, high school ‘next steps’ guides by grade and a close look at Idaho’s colleges and universities. In addition, there are great resources for families and educators. The aim is to get students prepared for life beyond high school. Hint: Students, check out the huge list of scholarships listed.
Be An Educator, Teach in Idaho – The Idaho State Dept. of Education offers this subsite for those individuals who love to inspire children to unlock their potential. If this is your calling, here you will find your path to becoming an educator in the state.
Job Seekers and Career
Idaho JobScape – Here is an easy-to-use tool to assist students and job seekers not only find a job but to make informed career and educational decisions.
Idaho Job Seekers – Job seekers can perform a quick search based on keywords or create an account for more in depth research on a career.
Idaho State Employee Portal – Use this convenient tool to view all of the current openings within the state government. You also have a few sorting and search options available to get more specific in the job you may be looking for.
Idaho Apprenticeships – Apprenticeships are available in the state for hundreds of different careers. The Dept. of Labor offers this subsite for apprenticeship seekers and employers seeking to hire an apprentice.
Leadership and Development
Idaho Job Corps – If you are between the ages of 16-24 and seeking to complete your high school diploma or GED, you may be interested in working through the Idaho Job Corps. Via the Idaho DOL, a partnership with local community colleges in the state will provide you with the opportunity to finish your degree while training to work in a number of growing industries.
Idaho Technology Council – A membership in this organization links you to a leading industry voice to help companies in Idaho start, grow and thrive. ITC works to bring together industry, education, research, investment and government across the state all committed to the success of Idaho’s technology ecosystem.
Idaho Music Educators Association – This is a nonprofit educational organization that includes current and former music teachers and administrators across the state. If you would like to be a part of fostering personal and professional growth of music educators and encourage and enhance musical opportunities for students, you may want to visit this website.
Idaho STEM – The mission of STEM is to promote engineering innovative opportunities for educators, students, communities and industry in order to build a competitive Idaho workforce and economy. Check out the Opportunities at a Glance to see if this organization may be of help to you.
Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry – This organization embraces member employers from such diverse workforce sectors as agriculture and food service, technology, accounting firms and banks, utilities, manufacturing and construction. It sponsors programs for high school students, offers recognition to businesses, is an important force in Idaho politics and legislation and has a well stated code of ethics.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Idaho Business – Here is a great Q&A to get you started on your way to opening your business. Financing, operating, licenses and permits…..the information here may be very helpful in gaining a foundational understanding of what it takes to start-up.
Idaho 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.
Idaho Division of 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.
Idaho 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.
Idaho Veterans Representative – The Dept. of Labor offers veterans this state regional tool for locating a representative close-by. This may be of great service to one of our nation’s heroes needing assistance in navigating the benefits for him/herself and family members.
The American Legion – Idaho – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.