Career Planning

Career Resources

Career Search Websites

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics -  A career search resource which includes recent salary survey data and short descriptions for hundreds of occupational categories.
  • College Board Career Browser - Find the career that's right for you through the College Board website.
  • OhioMeansJobsSummitCounty - OhioMeansJobsSummitCounty is Summit County’s one-stop job service center. Visitors have free access to internet accessible computers, copiers, and fax machines in the Resource Room, attend basic computer training and other skills training courses, and register for the statewide job matching system to be notified of job openings in their interest areas.
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library - The Business & Government Division can help you with your career planning or job search. They offer links to job and career websites, employment resources, resume writing and interview resources, business databases to research potential employers, free online vocational practice tests, and skill-building tutorials that cover many areas of interest.
  • Summit 2020 Map Your Career Guide Interactive Dashboard - This interactive dashboard allows visitors to explore hundreds of career paths, and includes salary information, required education or certification, and experience necessary. The dashboard also allows visitors to compare salary levels to cost of living by family size. 
  • ConexusNEO: Labor Market Information - The ConexusNEO website provides career pathway infographics for jobseekers and students in the areas of health care, advanced manufacturing, and information technology that can help them begin careers in high-demand fields. 
  • Ohio Labor Market Information - The state’s site which combines wage data with other resources, including career exploration, job trends reports, and a wealth of other data.
  • Career One-Stop - Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this site contains tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. 
  • O*Net Online - A nation-wide career exploration resource, the O*Net database contains information about hundreds of occupations, including job tasks, education requirements, and wages.

Careers in the Medical Profession

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Career News & Events

Calling all Teens - Applications Available for Summa's Teen Volunteer Program

Applications are now being accepted for Summa's Teen Volunteer Program. Summa Health System's Teen Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Volunteer Program focuses on providing each teen volunteer with valuable skills development, leadership opportunities and a positive service experience.

In addition to a regular volunteer assignment, Teen LEAD Volunteers are required to participate in leadership curriculum in the form of coursework, projects or special programs.

This opportunity is available for high school students, aged 14-19 years of age. The program has two 10 week session options, Summer (June-August) and Fall (September-November). Some teens prefer to participate in one session, while others participate in both sessions.

Teens who successfully complete their volunteerism and the leadership curriculum receive a professional portfolio at the end of the year recognition event that includes: certificates of participation, volunteer service hours, a copy of their volunteer service description, among other items. This portfolio may be used for future job or college interviews.

Download an application

The deadline to apply is May 1.

What to Do:

To request an application for questions, contact Volunteer Services at (330) 375-3247 or