Student Resource Page
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This page was created especially for the students of Employment Skills Center. Here you will find links to help you with your classwork, help you learn more on your own, and help you find jobs.
Lincs Learner Center is an online gateway to direct adult learners to high-quality resources related to education, training, and foundational skills. Topics include: Learn to Read, Learn Math, Learn Science, Learn English, Get Job Skills, Become a US Citizen, and Find a Program.
GCF Global Learning
English and Math for Adults
Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Math, Science, and Finance. Also available in Spanish.
Math at all levels
Online Multiplication Flashcards
Reading, Writing, Math, Vocabulary, and Everyday Skills practice
Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab provides guidance about academic and career related writing.
If you have a question about grammar, Grammar Girl probably has the answer.
SuperSummary Grammar Education Resource Guide
Links to a variety of grammar resources
Math from Kindergarten to Advanced Calculus
Khan Academy: Basic math topics
Khan Academy: Multiplication and division topics
Khan Academy: All the math topics listed
Math practice from the basics to calculus
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Health & Medicine
Speaking, listening, grammar, writing, TOEFL practice, video links
Online English Course
Complete courses for beginner to high intermediate
For the intermediate to advanced student
Interesting Things for ESL Students
For the beginner ESL student
This Web site is intended to help ESL learners prepare for their academic studies in becoming a Nurse Aide.
Practice English and prepare for US citizenship
Internet Essentials from Comcast
Internet Basics, Online Safety and Security, Job and School Help, and Information on affordable internet and low-cost computers
If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
GCF Global Learning
Computer basics, Internet basics, Mac OS, Windows, Online Safety, iPad, Android, Mobile Devices, Digital Photos, Conducting online searches, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), Using the cloud, and Microsoft Office Suite
This is CareerLink’s job search site. It lists jobs from many other sites. There are also job listings you will not see anywhere else. Be sure to take the time to create a profile. You can then apply for jobs, create a resume, and explore careers.
You can find good jobs here if you look carefully. Employers can list their jobs here for free, so many reputable employers like to use it. Just watch out for scams.
A comprehensive site that includes almost every source for jobs
These are the jobs you would find in the Patriot News—be sure to check it every Sunday!
Cumberland County Jobs
County jobs* are listed on the county website. Check often for opportunities. https://ccpa.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx
*Remember, civil service jobs require you to take specific civil service exams. (For more information on civil service jobs, go to http://www.scsc.pa.gov/Job-Seekers/Pages/CivilServiceFAQs.aspx#.VjjBTsvlvcs.)
This is a popular site but there are a lot of other people applying too!
If you are hoping to work at a specific company, go to their website. Many company websites have a page listing job opportunities. It may take some looking to find it. Look for the Human Resources area of the site. And remember, while online job searching is important, human contact is still the best way to get a job!
My Next Move
Learn what types of jobs fit your interests, what jobs are in demand, and what kind of education and training are required for different jobs.
Cumberland County Library System
Do you have a library card? Getting one is easy! Click here to find out how!
Once you have a library card, you will have access to the LearningExpress Library. You can access this online resource from any computer to explore topics such as college prep, GED® and HiSet® prep, basic math and reading skills, citizenship skills, and career exploration. There is even GED® test preparation material in Spanish!
Also, be sure to check out Cumberland County Library System’s job help page! http://www.cumberlandcountylibraries.org/Job_and_Career_Help