Best Bet Services
We provide custom services and user-friendly tech tools to help students find a career pathway that suits their interests and fills regional employer needs.
Best Bet Services provide youth, teachers and counselors, school districts, community colleges, and community-based organizations with the tools to make stronger connections with career pathways and programs of study that align student interests and regional employment needs—what we call a Best Bet.
Through our Best Bet Services, students, educators, and counselors are empowered to:
- Analyze labor market data
- Unpack the complex postsecondary program entry and enrollment process
- Expand their employer network
- Hone job search skills
A Best Bet
is a postsecondary program that is grounded in student career interests, with strong retention rates, and has evidence of high job placement and career advancement potential.
A web and mobile application solution that helps guide low-income young people to the right postsecondary education and training pathways.
Best Bet Profiles
To help young people make informed decisions about which postsecondary pathway to choose, JFF defined a set of criteria that would lead students to a “best bet” credential with value in the local labor market.
Career Counselor Training
This Best Bet service provides districts, community-based organizations, schools, and community colleges with the tools to better connect students with programs of study that align with their interests and regional employment needs.
Tools & Resources
A suite of ready to use career navigation materials.