Category: Career counselors

5 favorite resources of workforce professionals

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CareerOneStop has resources tailored to help make your work in career exploration and job search more efficient and accurate.

The bonus is that they’re all free, whether you choose to just bookmark them, or insert into your own website.

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Locate youth employment programs in any U.S. neighborhood

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Do you have young people in your life who could use some job, training, or career assistance?

Youth employment programs offer a range of services to help people plan and achieve career, training, or employment goals.

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3 steps to line up your summer internship

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An internship may be a requirement of your program, but even if it isn’t required, an internship will enrich your skills, develop professional contacts, and grow your confidence.

Find out how to land your summer internship.

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Resources for school counselors

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It’s school counseling week!

CareerOneStop has resources for students, and tools to make school counselors’ jobs easier.

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Building career pathways

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CareerOneStop is at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Workforce Development Institute in New Orleans this week. This year’s conference is focused on “Exploring Intersections” and examining the ways that community college workforce and economic development efforts require collaboration

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Identify your skills—and explore new career options

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CareerOneStop’s new Skills Matcher provides career options that match your current skills, helps identify the skills you have, and strengthens your skills awareness as you plan next steps for your career.

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New career tools in CareerOneStop Mobile

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CareerOneStop’s free app for your mobile devices now includes 32 career tools!

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Career and Technical Education

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If we told you that high school students can earn high school credits while taking skill training that prepares them for high-wage, high-demand careers, would you say that sounds too good to be true?

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Need training that leads to a job? Try workforce education.

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Curious about what it would take to learn marketable skills that could earn you an in-demand new job?

Graduates of workforce education programs are ready for employment as soon as they finish, generally in careers that pay a family wage.

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Aviation week: careers in the air and on the ground

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If you wonder about a career in aviation, but have no experience yet, you can find encouragement in the story of one of the founders of aviation, and in some detailed information about your aviation career options.

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