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Find college scholarships that fit you

CareerOneStop Toolkit Scholarship Finder

There are thousands of scholarships out there; how can you narrow down the list of options to a reasonable number and actually figure out how to apply?

The Scholarship Finder makes it much easier, without ads or scams.

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Earn a certificate after high school

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There are still a few weeks of summer, but if you are a high school senior or a parent of one, you have probably started to think about what’s going to happen once graduation day has passed. Many students either

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Career planning for dads

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For Father’s Day 2022, CareerOneStop is putting the focus on career planning and job search for dads.

If you are a stay-at-home dad, or a father who works outside the home, read about three ways you can find some new options and ideas for your career.

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Summer jobs for teens

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Are you a teenager looking for work? This could be your lucky summer! There are many job openings in a wide variety of fields, and employers are motivated to fill jobs to maximize summer business – some are even paying

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Options after high school

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Wondering about what your options are once you complete high school – besides a 4-year degree?

Students and parents should know the full range of options open to them as they think ahead to graduation.

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How to talk with teens about their future

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If you are a parent or guardian of a teenager, learn how to launch a conversation with your teen about their future education and career.

Start with this list of topics for a great conversation with your teen to fuel his enthusiasm, sense of possibility, and planning.

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Homeschooling? Free career videos and more

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Check out these fun, free, practical ways students elementary age through high school can learn about different careers on CareerOneStop.

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What can I do with a major in: Environmental Science

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A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science can open the door to a broad variety of roles and types of organizations.

Learn about Environmental Science careers and resources to find your direction in this exciting and expanding field.

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The surprising value of a liberal arts education

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If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a liberal arts major, there’s a book you may want to consult before you jettison a field you are passionate about in favor of a degree that seems more marketable.

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders.

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CareerOneStop “Favorite” 2018: Scholarship Finder

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Based on our end-of-year review, CareerOneStop’s Scholarship Finder has proven to be a user favorite, and it’s popular for good reason.

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