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High School Students

SOCHE can connect you with internship options, and guide you to professional development opportunities.

SOCHE Intern

Finding an internship with SOCHEintern is easy. One application will allow you to be considered for multiple internship programs. College students can apply for year-round and summer internship and co-op positions both on Wright Patterson Air Force Base (STEM) and with local employers. SOCHEintern also has high school internship opportunities in key industries.

Search for degrees


Search for Degrees at Ohio Colleges and Universities

Click the button below to use the NCES College Navigator tool to search for undergraduate and graduate degree options as well as certificates and licensures in Ohio.

Plan for higher education


You can never start too early planning your next steps for education after High School.  Take advantage of some great resources at Ohio Department of Higher Education to include how to pay for College.


Ohio's in demand jobs



Learn about the different jobs in Ohio that are in high demand.  Investigate the salaries, the educational requirements as well as what makes a job in-demand.


soche scoop


Imagine unraveling a treasure trove of student tips that are woven with workforce best practices, guiding you to navigate the ever-shifting landscape of educational excellence. Just like a skilled journalist uncovers hidden truths, “SOCHE SCOOP” reveals the secret ingredients to fostering and guiding an educated and motivated workforce!

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Professional development for soche high school interns

SOCHE offers professional development opportunities to help interns develop a professional mindset and adapt to workplace culture. Ask your SOCHE Program Manager for more information on what is available for you.

Note: This resource is available for current interns hired through SOCHE.

Career Pathways Resource

The “Find Your Career Pathway” video and toolkit aim to guide students in their educational journey to land a successful career right here in Ohio.

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, has created this resource that provides information for students, parents, and teachers about the different career pathways available to Ohio students. 

The “Find Your Career Pathway” resource encourages Ohio students, parents, and schools to start conversations earlier about the best pathway to a successful career in Ohio.

Check out a variety of SOCHE’s career field explainer videos on our YouTube channel here:

Preparing a Resume

Learn the tricks of the trade to having a professional resume that employers will read from beginning to end. 



interview preparation



Learn how to put your best foot forward in an interview while ensuring that you are asking the right questions to your interviewer.


College Prep

From application assistance to financial aid information, the College Planning Zone is home to helpful resources designed to help you chart your course toward college admission.

College Prep

College Board is a not-for-profit membership organization committed to promoting excellence and equity in education through programs for K–12 and higher education institutions, and by providing students a path to college opportunities, including financial support and scholarships.

College Navigator is a search tool to find colleges and universities that match a prospective student’s needs. This listing of undergraduate and graduate degrees, programs, and licensure information helps students make great choices for education and professional development.

Welcome to College is a web-based application that revolutionizes the college visit experience. It’s our mission and passion to help students and parents connect with the colleges and universities that are right for them.

Financial Aid

Deadlines, deadlines, deadlines … there are different financial aid deadlines for federal, state, and even individual colleges. Colleges and universities may also require additional financial aid forms as well as the FAFSA.

Federal Deadline The federal deadline varies slightly each year. Visit the Federal Financial Aid site to see all federal deadlines.

State Deadline Ohio In Ohio, deadlines vary by college –
check with your college. View a list of state deadlines.

College Deadline Each college may have a different deadline. Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about their definition of an application deadline – whether it is the date they receive your FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.

Volunteer Opportunities in Ohio

Institutional articulation agreements and study abroad programs are excluded.

Councils & Committees

SOCHE is dedicated to advancing higher education through active collaboration, resource and knowledge building, and effective professional development programs. To accomplish this, SOCHE administers 16 active Councils and Committees. The purpose of a SOCHE Council or Committee is to provide an opportunity for representatives from higher education to be a resource for one another, share information and best practices, identify common challenges, and, ultimately, broaden awareness of the resources, services, and activities in higher education. SOCHE is also dependent upon the Councils and Committees for substantial input on annual professional development programs.

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