Aiding Hispanic Students in successfully completing a Caree

HETS constantly seeks to support Hispanic Students and its membership to better serve its constituents.  Under the Virtual Plaza we have a section to support students trying to determine their career path as they explore and take the leap to a new career.  The Career Transition Center has the tools any student may need in a step-by-step approach to: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

Another resource available for member institutions is the Test & Education Resource Center with access to search for colleges, distance (online) learning opportunities, programs for international students, and nursing schools. Search thousands of graduate, law, M.B.A., nursing, and distance learning (online) opportunities. Explore vocational schools, career colleges, information technology programs, executive education programs, and private secondary schools. Prepare for the GED; civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields; plus college and graduate school admissions exams.

Each of the aforementioned resources has a series of tutorials, with audio in English, which will aid you in exploring the main sections.  Check the table at the Career Transitions or Test & Education Resource Center to see if your institution is a member and you can benefit from these tools. If your institution is not a HETS member yet, please review how to become a member.

HETS supports students – Career Exploration Module

It’s time to take a good honest look at yourself and take stock of your skills, talents, and desires. If you will spend most of your life working, the wisest thing you could do is to put both your mind and your heart into building a career… HETS has a Career Exploration Tool to assist you in this endeavor.

Do you have answers for the following questions:

  • What careers are best suited to my personality?
  • Where would I like to live?
  • Can my bilingual skills really give me an edge?
  • Do I know how to wrote a Resume?
  • Am I prepared for an Interviewing Process?

Visit the Career Exploration Module to find the answers and more!

HETS supports Students (Part 1)

HETS has developed a section at the Virtual Plaza site to support students needs in College even at High School. This section includes Tools, Resources and Study Aids about readiness, learning, technology and success for Hispanic / Latino  Students pursuing opportunities to succeed in Higher Education. Starting with this article we will highlight some of the Student Support Services we have.

Our focus is to provide free or low-cost services or resources to help students meet their academic goals. We have divided this area in sections that we believe makes sense to you. Therefore, we have Resources and Services to help students determine their future careers using tools validated by third party organizations. Study aids are included to help Hispanic students overcome deficiencies with English, Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology.

Visit often our HETS UPDATES | AL DÍA to learn about our Student Support Services!

HETS supports Students – Tools and Resources in Spanish

HETS has identified some Tools and Resources in Spanish that can assist Hispanic students in there process of acquiring the basic skills to academically perform at the level desired in higher education. Feel free to explore these resources. They are Free. Some may require a small fee to gain access to additional features. You will find resources for Science, Online Courses, eBooks, Mathematics, Cognitive Abilities, Guides and Studying Strategies, among others.  Visit Virtual Plaza under the Tools and Resources in Spanish section.

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) allows students to search for colleges, distance (online) learning opportunities, programs for international students, and nursing schools. Also, search thousands of graduate, law, M.B.A., nursing, and distance learning (online) opportunities. Even, search vocational schools, career colleges, information technology programs, executive education programs, and private secondary schools. A section to prepare for the GED; civil service and military entrance exams; licensing tests for law enforcement, real estate, the postal service, and many other fields; plus college and graduate school admissions exams is available.

If you are a student of one of the HETS member institutions, you can have access to these resources FREE of charge.  If you don’t have a password to access, please contact either your institution’s Student Affairs office or the HETS office.  If your institution is not a HETS member yet, please review how to become a member.