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Dear graduates: it’s a great time to be you

College graduate

This year’s college graduates have a strong job market for landing that first job. And, we know more than ever about the skills and qualities employers are looking for in new hires.

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New on CareerOneStop: Updated Career Profiles

Occupation Profile logo

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?

teacher and students in classroom

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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CareerOneStop wins 2017 Innovation award from AACC

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Preparing youth and adults to enter skill-building community college programs and enhancing collaborations between community colleges and employers are core components of CareerOneStop’s mission.

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Get the most from your education $

Student studying

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

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Finish high school for your health

National Public Health Week logo

You might not think of education as a matter of health, but organizers of National Public Health Week do!

National Public Health Week priorities include helping all Americans achieve at least high school graduation.

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Can I get a moo? Celebrating Ag Day!

Ag Day logo

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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Teachers: Try this Pi Day STEM career activity

Pi on Blackboard

If you’re a teacher, chances are you’ve found some fun ways to slip math into unexpected spots of your curriculum on Pi Day, otherwise known as 3.14 or March 14.

Pi Day also offers a great opportunity to get kids thinking about careers.

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Need a summer internship? Forward, March!

Group of interns

If you’re hoping to work in an internship this summer, it’s time to rev up your internship research and application efforts.

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National Engineer’s Week: Dream Big

engineers working together

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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