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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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Finish high school for your health

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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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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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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

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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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Find the certifications employers value the most

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Ready to boost your career?

Earning a certification is a great place to start.

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How America loves to learn

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A recent Pew Research Center survey reveals that Americans prefer learning in-person over online methods, and that their strongest motivations to learn include both getting ahead, and personal fulfillment.

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Study up on Apprenticeship Week

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Announcing the first annual National Apprenticeship Week, November 2-8!

Want to get paid to learn valuable job skills? Or recruit and retain a skilled, diverse workforce? Apprenticeship is on the rise.

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Pick college classes for impact

College students: questioning if you are in the right classes?

Parents: wondering how your student can best grow from the college experience?

Use this guidance to choose classes that will garner the greatest impact in the long run.

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More facts to help choose a college: the expanded College Scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education’s new College Scorecard site shows details about students’ actual college costs, loan paybacks, earnings and more.

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