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From fairy tales to resume guides: Find them at the library

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From job search books to free computer access – there’s no time like the present to explore your local public library resources.

Visit your nearest library during National Library Week, April 9-15, 2017.

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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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Need a summer internship? Forward, March!

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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

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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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Career resources for youth: how to get started

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Information overload is one of the biggest downsides of the information age: sometimes it seems like there are so many available resources, data, information, and advice, it can be hard to know where to get started. CareerOneStop’s GetMyFuture website for young

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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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Did you know it’s National Apprenticeship Week?

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The second annual National Apprenticeship week is November 14-20, 2016, set aside as a time to highlight the great opportunities that apprenticeships provide for workers and businesses.

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5 ways to make your workplace inclusive for people with invisible disabilities

Worker with invisible disability at meeting

An increasing number of people live with disabilities that other people can’t tell they have just by looking at them.

Here are five things you can do for people with invisible disabilities in the workplace—whether you’re a boss or a co-worker

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Be ready for a new career in months

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Want to learn job skills and get ready for a new career in a hurry? Short-term training programs can be a great choice.

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Manufacturing careers: a whole new world

Factory worker using tablet to operate a robotic arm

You may have heard mention of manufacturing jobs in presidential campaign conversations. Here’s a timely look at some developments in this influential industry.

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