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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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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 $

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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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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Career resources for youth: how to get started

GetMyFuture.org website logo

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?

apprenticeship

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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