Help for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

Together we can build a strong and healthy community by connecting individuals with jobs. As a collective group of K-12 schools, college & universities, nonprofit agencies, treatment facilities, courts, OhioMeansJobs and volunteers, we are working to make a lasting impact on our community.

How it works

  1. Complete this form to start your student

Eligible Ohio Counties include Adams, Brown, Highland, Pike, Scioto.

For a limited time, all students completing their assessment will receive a $15 gift card to McDonald’s.


  1. Take a futureplans.com assessment

The assessment measures a student’s interests, aptitudes and work values which tie directly to in-demand, financially stable jobs.


  1. Review your assessment results with a career coach

Review your assessment results with a career coach. Your coach can help you understand the results and to explore in-demand careers and the steps to achieve it.


  1. Select a career path and discuss the training needed to get started

For Adams, Brown, Highland, Pike and Scioto counties, many funding sources exist to pay for the training needed through Ohio Means Jobs. Your career coach will recommend the right option for you.

  1. Complete the training at school, a university or a virtual career center

The GRIT project provides physical locations to access computers and high-speed internet so you can successfully complete the training. Other support services such as transportation and childcare may also be available depending on your location.

  1. Find a job

The goal of the GRIT project is to bring work (either virtual or in person) to Adams, Brown, Highland, Pike and Scioto counties so you can have a meaningful career in your local community. Our team partners with employers to find opportunities for you.


Start your future today! Complete the form to get started!