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Unit 4 Career Vocab,

Career Readiness Unit 4 Career Vocab

Apprenticeship a position as an apprentice : an arrangement in which someone learns an art, trade, or job under another
Career Portfolio Portfolios include information about who you are and examples of your work and achievements.
Certificate a document certifying that one has fulfilled the requirements of and may practice in a field
Credit unit of measurement that schools use to determine whether students are progressing toward graduation
Degree an academic award conferred on successful completion of coursework
Diploma a document conferring a degree certifying completion of program of study
Education and training requirements the instructional background and skills needed to qualify for employment
Elective a course that is not required but can be chosen by students according to their interests
Extended learning before or after school programs, online learning, or travel programs in addition to regular education programs of study
Financial Aid methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc.
GED certificate a document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading, and math
Global Economy worldwide financial management system
Graduation requirements standards established by local school in order to receive a diploma
Grant money that does not have to be repaid and is provided by government, schools or private donors to undergraduate students who meet the standards and qualifications.
Internship a temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field
Job qualification the education, work experience and other abilities required for a job
Job shadowing an informal assessment activity where you spend several hours following a worker at the job location
License a permit to do a particular thing, or allow an activity to take place
Mentoring receiving advice and direction from a person who has experience and knowledge in an area of interest
On the job training learning on the job
Opportunity Cost benefit that could have been gained from an alternative use of the same resource
Outsourcing utilizing external resources to perform activities traditionally handled by internal company staff
Plan the course of action one decides to take at the end of the decision making process
Prerequisite a course that is required before another course can be taken
Scholarship money for education awarded to students because of their need or for academic or athletic achievement
Self employment/Entrepreneurship a person who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business
Tuition the fee that colleges charge to take their classes
Work study program/learning provides money to pay students for qualified on or off campus jobs.
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