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Want a career that keeps you active?

plant nursery workers

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?

graphic image of upward pointing arrows

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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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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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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Explore a career in market research

business team working

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

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Do more of what you like!

ratings for interests

Learn about CareerOneStop’s new Interest Assessment, and find a career that allows you to do more of what you like.

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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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Calling all pro athlete wannabees

Woman soccer player

If you find yourself dreaming about a future as a professional athlete, you might wonder what it takes to get there.

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I’m still in high school—why should I take an interest assessment?

Woman making a cup of coffee

There’s one big reason to take an interest assessment when you’re starting to think about your future career plans: when you enjoy your job, you’re more likely to be good at it.

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