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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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Find a summer job

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A summer job is a great chance to gain work experience and skills, learn about yourself, and earn money.

Follow these 4 steps to land that summer job.

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

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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

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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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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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