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Transition preparation for employment includes 
  • full and part-time employment
  • military
  • independent and supported employment
  • volunteer opportunities
  • work-study programs
  • internships
  • any type of career-oriented goal

Career Exploration Resources

These websites may be helpful in exploring various career options, matching interests with potential careers, and learning fun facts about job opportunities.

Armed Forces/Military

For information regarding a career in the armed forces visit this site.  It includes information on the ASVAB test, branch choices, and how to contact a recruiter. 

Local Resources

Additional resources for both post-secondary education and employment:

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

Washington County Office
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
201 W. Wheeling Street
Washington, PA 15301

Services provided by OVR may include:
•Vocational counseling and guidance
•Assessment of your vocational strengths and interests
•Additional training and education
•Physical restoration services
•Assistive technology services
•Job placement including, if necessary:
•On-the-job training
•Job coaching
•Supported employment
•Transitional employment
•Linkages to other agencies and services

Southwest Training Services, Inc.

Southwest Training Services, Inc.
90 West Chestnut Street, Suite 150, Lower Level
Washington PA 15301
Phone: (724) 229-1350

Southwest Training Services works to prepare young people for success in the workplace.  Services provided may include:
•Career exploration and labor market orientation
•Summer and year-round work experience
•Subsidized employment
•Computer skills training
•Proctored certification exams
•Internships and apprenticeships

Transitional Employment Consultants (TEC)

Transitional Employment Consultants
330 Central Avenue
Washington, PA 15301

TEC provides job readiness training and placement (with supports, if needed) into competitive employment.
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