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Career search resources
Make sure you are using your K-Navigator account as a resource to plan for your future. You will be able to create a resume and take assessments that will help you explore career/college options on a deeper level.
K-Navigator Cedar Rapids Schools career portfolio
- K-Navigator landing page: this is the place you go to log into your K-Navigator account, and also where you will house your online career and college readiness portfolio
- Iowa’s Career Coach is designed to help you find a career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training
- O*NET Online has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!
- A good website to explore different career options in the military
- Learn about careers in architecture, construction, and engineering; take a career interest profile assessment, network, and test your skills with a tape measure game
- Learn about careers in manufacturing, take a personality assessment, and see how your personality matches up with different careers in manufacturing
- This is a website all about advanced manufacturing in Iowa. You can learn about different careers, take assessments, and search for jobs by city, company, or job title
- This is a website all about construction careers in Iowa, apprenticeship training programs, and explores information about the process of obtaining an apprenticeship after high school
- Good website for information about financial services/insurance career cluster
This is a website about careers in STEM. You can search for jobs by city, company, or job title
- This is a website to search for careers in agriculture, food, and biotechnology
- Learn about a wide variety of careers related to science and health care, from forensic scientist to vet tech
- Learn about the different careers and pathways in IT, as well as the salary ranges and education necessary to obtain them
- This website walks students through different IT careers and also the difference between a two-year, four-year, and beyond degree difference when going into the IT field. It may be helpful considering how much the IT field changes
When you click on the link to Indeed jobs, you can see the most recent posted jobs in the search by changing the date posted at the top in the filter. Change to posted in the last 7 days to see the most recent.
Part-time retail jobs
Customer service representative jobs
Advanced manufacturing jobs
Health care jobs
Part-time entry level positions
Places in Cedar Rapids that are currently hiring
Target—hiring a variety of positions at both locations on Blairs Ferry and Edgewood Road
Menards—hiring a variety of positions at both locations in Cedar Rapids and Marion
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Panera Bread—Positions from $10 to $13 an hour and apprentice baker positions
Papa John’s—Pizza delivery driver
Starbucks—three locations and a variety of jobs
Safelite—Customer service representative
Taco John’s—$10-$12 an hour