Transition Youth Resources
School and Education Resources
Accommodations and Modifications (English-PDF)
This document is designed to assist students, their parents, school districts and state agencies in addressing accommodations and modifications needed to remove barriers hindering the student's successful adult living and employment.
Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students
This website is a comprehensive guide for college students struggling with mental health issues. It outlines common struggles faced by young adults, including symptoms, treatment options, and where to find support groups.
Federal Student Aid
Provides handbooks, guides and forms to help students, families, and professionals understand and obtain financial aid for education.
General Transition Resources
Foster Care Youth in Transition (English-PDF)
This guide explains where, why, when, and how to make the most of the services offered for a successful transition from youth to adulthood for young people with disabilities.
A fully interactive website designed to assist students with disabilities, their families and professionals plan for transition upon graduation from high school.
School to Work Transition Toolkit
This toolkit was designed for young adults with disabilities who want more information about jobs and careers. It mirrors your job search and offers links to key information, resources, and testimonials from young adults who have used it.
CareerOneStop includes tools to explore careers, investigate salary and benefit information, review state-by-state labor market conditions and employment trends, research education and training opportunities, plan a job search and browse job sites, write and improve resumes and cover letters, prepare for a job interview, and search for jobs.
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
An informative website offering current labor market statistics and career exploration materials.
FloridaShines is the student hub of innovative educational services. FloridaShines makes it easy for you to learn about degrees, register an online course, get your transcript, or check out a book from any of Florida's 40 state colleges or university libraries.
My Next Move
My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more than 900 different careers listed. Users can find careers through keyword searches, by browsing industries that employ different types of workers, or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person’s interests and level of work experience.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides detailed information about employment projections and other occupation information. Easy to use buttons on the front page of this website show you the highest paying and fastest growing new jobs.
O*NET Online supports students in career planning by providing key data for identifying and developing workplace skills.
Skills to Pay the Bills
These videos show you how to master certain skills for workplace success including communication, problem solving, teamwork, networking, and more.
What’s My Next Move? Career Guide
This guide includes seven easy steps to help students plan a career path after graduation.
Youth Jobs+ Initiative
President Obama issued a challenge to businesses, nonprofits, and government: Work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youths. The Youth Jobs+ Initiative does just that.
Through YouthRules! the Department of Labor and its partners promote positive and safe work experiences to help prepare young workers entering the workforce.