National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) – NCCER offers curricula in over 70 different craft areas and more than 80 different assessments. When you successfully complete training, assessments and/or performance verifications through an NCCER Accredited Training Sponsor or Assessment Center, NCCER’s Registry System records your completions and issues the appropriate credentials. It is these portable, industry-recognized credentials that many industry leaders look for when making employment decisions.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Not Sure What Career to go into? The Occupational Outlook Handbook has many ways to find career information.
Rosie’s Girls – Sponsored by Vermont Works for Women – The Rosie’s Girls® Summer Program is a three week camp for early adolescent girls that encourages participants to develop and strengthen their capacities and confidence and helps them expand their perception of the range of educational and career options that are attainable. Using a unique, holistic approach, Rosie’s Girls combines hands-on instruction in the skilled trades with a broad array of other activities explicitly designed to encourage girls to develop their own strength, power and confidence in an atmosphere that is fun, supportive, and positive.
Small Business Administration Online Courses – Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Vocational Rehabilitation Center – Florida, and most other states, has a Vocational Rehabilitation Center that will test women (and men) who are downsized or changing careers. They offer career testing and programs to enable the person to enter a new career.
YWCA – is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.