Career readiness and apprenticeships

Career and College Readiness


Choosing and planning for a career is one of the most important things Comets can do during their time in high school.Educational Development Plans (EDP): Career Cruising

All Comets in grades 7-12 have a student Career Cruising account that houses their Educational Development Plans. Students use this account to:

conduct learning styles, interest, and skills assessments
explore and save favorite career options
explore and save post-secondary training plans
explore the annual college planning timeline
build resume/portfolio content by documenting their hobbies, interest, skills, abilities, volunteer work, extracurricular and work experience, and awards
Schedule GLHS courses

To access your EDP (Educational Development Plan): Log into PowerSchool Student Account and click the arrow hyperlink in the upper right hand corner, then click “Sign into Career Cruising”.

Students and parents are welcome to access this account anytime. Students will update information annually at school, but are encouraged to actively use this account throughout the school year and summer to update their resume and portfolio content.

College Planning

Complete the FAFSA Form - FAFSA Site

Click here for 7 Easy Steps for FAFSA

Guide to the College Admissions Process - Find answers to common question prospective college students have, about deadlines, Essays and more. Click here for more information.

Guide for families in the College Admission process. Click here for more information.

Dr. Bernier's College Planning Help: This free, expanded, online resource contains information and strategies for all eight college planning steps.

Going Pro with Skilled Trades:

O*Net Online: 

Careerlink Inventory:
Occupational Outlook Handbook (U.S. Department of Labor):

Self-Directed Search: 

Michigan Construction Careers:

Michigan Career Pathways: Career Pathways Brochure

Big Future (college search)

College Navigator (college search and college data)

Naviance (college application and tracker program)

College Bound Michigan Resource Hub:

Guided Path (college application and tracker program)

College Goal Sunday:

College Virtual Tours:

Capital Area College Access Network: -¶m=Film%20Studies

University HeadQuarters - Free  Educational Resource helping students prepare for college.

*Not all college credits transfer to all other colleges. For information on transferring college credit, explore the MACRAO website: and contact the admissions office of the college you are interested in transferring to.

Michigan State University Transfer Course Equivalency Search  click


FAFSA Information

Create a New FSA ID - An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid's online systems  and can serve as your legal signature


7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA:

Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA:

Graduating Without Debt:

College Savings Plans:

College Planning Help with Frank Bernier:

Financial Aid 101:

MI Student Aid Tuition Incentive Program:,4636,7-372-86868---,00.html

Apprenticeship Opportunities


Become an Apprenticeship Click Here

Labor and Economic Opportunity Click Here

Apprenticeship Programs Click Here

Board of Water & Light Click Here

UA Local 333 Here

Lansing Electrical Here

International Brotherhood of Electircal Workers Here

Wyn Wilson IT & Electrical Apprenticeship at Lansing Community College

  • Phone Number: 517-483-1548
  • Email Address:

Lansing Community College Work Based Learning Coordinator with Cathy Smith

  • Phone: 517-483-1548

Military Official - The military enables the millions of Americans with military affinity to access their benefits, find jobs, enjoy military discounts, and stay connected.

ASVAB Practice Tests - This website is designed to help you with your ASVAB test prep and review.  Each of our free ASVAB practice tests includes challenging practice questions along with detailed explanations.  Whether you are prepareing for a career in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or the Marines you will need to pas the ASVAB test. Please click on the link to begin.

U.S. Army -

U.S Navy -

U.S Marine Corps -

U.S. Air Force -

National Guard -

Coast Guard

Active Duty and Reserve -

USCG Academy -

USCG Auxiliary (All volunteer force multiplier of the USCG) -

West Point -