COLLEGE FOR WEST VIRGINIA
CFWV ISN'T JUST FOR STUDENTS GOING TO COLLEGE!
CFWV has loads of tools and information for students of all ages, regardless of what their plans are after they graduate.
And best of all...it's FREE!
SO YOU GRADUATED! NOW WHAT?
GET A JOB
Looking for help deciding on a career or finding a job? Navigating the world of work can be a challenge if you don't have a direction. Take control of your career planning by utilizing career information and resources to determine the best job for you and how you will obtain that job.
For more information about careers, check out our CAREER INFORMATION page.
EXAMPLES: BLUE RIDGE, JAMES RUMSEY, UTI
Not interested in a four-year college, but want to learn a specific skill so you can find a great job? Vocational programs provide students with opportunities to gain formal preparation for careers in fields like cosmetology, technology, culinary arts, automotive technology, and healthcare. Vocational programs are available through community colleges, vocational and technical schools, trade schools, or career colleges.
For more information about vocational schools, check out our COLLEGE INFORMATION page.
EXAMPLES: BLUE RIDGE, HAGERSTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Community colleges are two-year institutions that offer associate's degrees and certificate programs. After attending a community college, some students may enter the workforce with the degree or certificate they earned. Other students may choose to transfer to a four-year college to continue on with their education.
For more information about community colleges, check out our COLLEGE INFORMATION page.
FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
EXAMPLES: SHEPHERD, WVU, FAIRMONT STATE
Four-year colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in a variety of career fields. You may be required to earn a bachelor's degree in order to work in your chosen career field.
For more information about four-year colleges and universities, check out our COLLEGE INFORMATION page.
Entering the military is an option that enables students to earn a salary, train for a specific career, go to college, as well as serve the country. For more information about the military, check out our MILITARY page.