Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Students today have a number of ways they can prepare for a great career. 1. Career and Technology Education Most high schools offer a variety of career and technol- ogy programs. These programs are generally available to juniors and seniors. 2. Community College Community colleges provide affordable one and two- year programs. Students can also start at a community college and then transfer to a four-year college. 3. Four-Year College A four-year college education (bachelor’s degree) can provide students with a wide range of opportunities. 4. Career and Trade Schools Career and trade schools offer short-term training in a wide variety of career fields. Some programs last only a few weeks; others take up to two years to complete. 5. Apprenticeship Apprentices learn a skilled trade through a combin- ation of classroom instruction and on-the-job training. 6. Military The U.S. military offers enlistees free job training in over 2,000 job specialties. The military also has a number of programs to help students pay for college. Educational Options