Category: Parents

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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Fill out your FAFSA

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The FAFSA is your best route to getting financial aid for college.

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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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