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Want a career that keeps you active?

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How many times have you heard someone say “I could NEVER sit behind a desk all day”? If that describes your outlook, there are plenty of career alternatives for you to investigate.

The variety of active careers is broad.

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Where will the jobs be?

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that the country added more than 200,000 jobs in June 2017–with big increases in health care, social assistance, financial activities, and mining.

Ever wonder exactly which careers are adding jobs at the highest rates?

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Find an apprenticeship program that’s right for you

Apprenticeships combine a full-time job with training—and prepare you to enter specialized fields.

Learn more about how to enter an apprenticeship program in your state.

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New on CareerOneStop: Updated Career Profiles

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CareerOneStop’s Occupation Profile has always provided accurate and up-to-date details on a wide range of careers—nearly 1,000 in all.

The updated Occupation Profile now offers the same—plus some extra!—great information in a friendlier and more customizable display.

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Thank a teacher, be a teacher?

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National Teacher Appreciation week, May 8-12 2017, is a great time to express appreciation to your teachers and, to explore the possibilities for entering this influential field.

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Get the most from your education $

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Learn how education can affect your financial health, and how to make the most of your higher education experience.

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Can I get a moo? Celebrating Ag Day!

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CareerOneStop is bringing special attention to the careers that support the agriculture industry on behalf of National Ag Day, March 21, 2017.

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National Engineer’s Week: Dream Big

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It’s National Engineers Week, and that means thousands of students in elementary and high schools across the country are learning about the importance of the field of engineering.

Learn more about engineering careers.

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Explore a career in market research

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Have you ever thought you knew what would sell a product better than the people in charge?

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New Year goal #1: Join a professional association

Goals for 2017

Make 2017 the year you take a step that could be very good for your job search, and probably even better for your long term career success: join a professional association.

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