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Connect with your future career, today!

Register to Create Your Account

  • Create a professional username (firstname.lastname is great) and use your school email, if you have one!
  • After you click submit, an admin will verify and approve your account.
  • After your Teacher or School Counselor verifies your account, you will receive an email to access your account. If you DO NOT see any emails come through from Your Future Greater Binghamton, please check your SPAM or Junk folder in your email.
  • You can now access the website. Simply click on LOGIN in the upper right of your screen and enter your email address and computer-generated password.
  • You now have access to browse the website and download resources – ENJOY!
  • If you want to change your password once you are logged into your account, you can click on your name in the upper right and update your profile.

Explore and Apply for Student Opportunities

  • If you’re not sure what sort of career you’re interested in, use the resources under academic and career planning, including links to career interest surveys.
  • Share your career discoveries with your Teachers, School Counselors, and Parents/Guardian.
  • After reviewing the endless career pathways, explore the posted career-based learning experienceson Your Future Greater Binghamton.
  • Explore Opportunities to search within the 17 career clusters for opportunities that relate to your career interests.
  • You can also explore the businesses on Your Future Greater Binghamton Area by going to Meet Our Companies.
  • When you see an opportunity you’re interested in, click APPLY underneath the posted experience.
  • A new screen will open, providing further information about the experience. Review the information and expectations. If you still want to apply to complete the experience, check the box that you have read and understand the terms of the opportunity.
  • Click SUBMIT to complete the application process for the career-based learning experience.
  • Your Teacher or School Counselor will automatically receive an email message to review your application and approve or deny your request.
    • If your request is approved, you will receive an email containing the contact information for you to schedule the career-based learning experience with the employer.
    • If your request is denied, your Teacher or School Counselor will discuss the opportunity with you and help to identify another option that might be a better fit.

Coordinate and Prepare for Your Experience

  • After you receive an approval email with the contact information for the experience, you mustcontact the employer to schedule a convenient time for them.
  • Helpful resources are available below to guide you throughout this process.
  • Be sure to arrive promptly, a few minutes prior to the start of your scheduled career-based learning experience.
  • If you aren’t sure of the employer’s location, research the directions before you depart.
  • Don’t forget to follow the expectations as originally listed, or further outlined during your setup process, by the employer. (NOTE: Some employers will have requirements for dress, shoes, jewelry, etc. Be prepared for this and ask the correct questions before the day of the experience.)
  • Be professional and respectful of all employer policies.
  • Always remember to introduce yourself confidently and begin with a solid professional handshake. You only have one chance to make a first impression!
  • Ask questions and take notes.
  • Once the career-based learning experience is ending, be sure to thank the employer for their time. (A written thank you card sent after the experience will leave a great impression for the future)

Complete and Document Your Experience

  • You will receive information on completing the Exit Survey, please do so as soon as possible after your experience.

Add your experience to your resume! Look at the resources below.

Your Future Greater Binghamton streamlines connections, communication and collaboration among students, educators and employers in order to develop a thriving future workforce.

With your guidance and support, you can assist your student on their future career journey as they explore career-based learning experiences. Explore the student resources, companies and opportunities with your child!

Register to Create Your Account

  • Create a username and use your school email, if you have one!
  • After you click submit, an admin will verify and approve your account.
  • You can now access the website. Simply click on LOGIN in the upper right of your screen and enter your email address and computer-generated password.
  • You now have access to browse the website and download resources – ENJOY!
  • If you want to change your password once you are logged into your account, you can click on your name in the upper right and update your profile.
    Manage Students
  • Details about verifying students, approving applications, reviewing completed apps?

Explore and Apply for Opportunities

  • You have access to see all student experiences available so you can recommend to your students
  • Businesses can also list opportunities for you to bring them into your school or for you to visit their place of business.
  • Once you find one or more opportunities of interest, select the button next to the opportunities and click Submit Request.
  • A new screen will open, prompting you to create a new message for the employer. Copy and paste your request into the screen and click send.
  • An email will be generated and sent directly to the employer(s). They will either approve or decline the request. You will receive an email with their approval or if they declined. If approved, you’ll receive their contact information to schedule the request.

Register to Create Your Account

  • Complete the form, the information that you list will be made public for all students, educator, businesses and parents to see on your business profile.
  • After you click submit, an admin will verify and approve your account.
  • You can now access the website. Simply click on LOGIN in the upper right of your screen and enter your email address and computer-generated password.
  • You now have access to browse the website, add opportunities, and download resources – ENJOY!
  • If you want to change your password once you are logged into your account, you can click on your name in the upper right and update your profile.

 

Post Opportunities and Manage Your Business Page

  • Details about adding and accepting/denying opportunities
  • Details about adding user to manage and post opportunities