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Post-Secondary Success Modules
Are you interested in furthering your education? The DLR Post-Secondary Success Modules can inform and prepare you to achieve your education goals.
Get Help with Career Decisions and Job Outlook
Find your way to the right career path. The tutorials and guidance in this module help you make informed decisions on training needed for your desired job using Labor Market Information resources available to research careers and find the right fit for you.
What do you want to do for a living?
No matter where you are at in your career path decision, My Next Move can help you discover what you like to do and don’t like to do. Your responses will help determine your interests based on the following categories: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.
How much money do you need?
Learn how much you need to make to support your current lifestyle or the lifestyle you hope to attain by having a Reality Check. This online tool provides you with the price of basic living costs for various regions across South Dakota. Understanding the price associated with the lifestyle you are envisioning, you can search occupations predicted to offer wages to support this lifestyle.
Is this a good career path?
By understanding your work interest profile, you can learn more about the skills, education needed, job projection and wages of the occupation you are interested in by using O*NET OnLine.
The South Dakota Labor Market Information Center (LMIC) provides additional resources as you explore career possibilities, including a number of publications related specifically to career exploration and planning. Explore groups of occupations in fields of work that use similar skills in LMIC's Career Cluster section. Once you select a cluster, you can check out individual occupations in the virtual labor market data system.
More to Explore
Whether you are new to the workforce or looking for a change, the Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) can assist with your Career Exploration.
What You Should Know About Financial Aid
Learn more about Financial Aid such as FAFSA, grants, loans, and scholarships, and what happens after you receive it. Below is a recording of a live panel of experts in financial information for post-secondary success. The panel includes a financial aid office representative, financial planner, and a credit counselor covering a variety of topics related to the financial side of funding post-secondary education including:
- How to begin the financial aid process
- Benefits of different financial aid options
- Long-term effects of having financial aid
- Budgeting tips
- Repayment options
Can DLR Help with Tuition?
DLR offers tuition assistance for eligible individuals in need of training to secure employment in an programs that increase knowledge, skills, and abilities in the workplace. The Eligible Training Programs have been reviewed to ensure a high-wage and high-demand job upon completion of the training.
Get Started or for More Info
Meet with your DLR Employment Specialist to discuss your options and answer questions. Contact your local Job Service office or begin the process to request services online.