Category: Students

Careers for curious thinkers

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Are you naturally curious and interested in theories? Like to analyze and explore the science behind what you see? If your idea of a great field of study or job includes working independently, using math or science to solve complex

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Careers in agriculture and natural resources

Are you interested in farming, hunting, or conservation? If so, a job in agriculture, food, or natural resources might be right for you. Jobs in this field relate to the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities

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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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Career Profile: Learn about Physician Assistants

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If you’ve thought about becoming a Physician Assistant—or PA—you’re in good company. There are currently 139,100 PAs employed in the U.S. and the profession is growing much faster than most occupations. Check out the details below to learn about this

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Can you describe your skills and abilities?

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If you’ve been in the job market recently, you know that skills are increasingly one of the most important job qualifications on employers’ minds. When you understand the nature of your own skills, you’re in a better position to answer

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Find yourself in STEM

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You may have heard the term “STEM” tossed around—referring to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Or “STEAM”, which adds Arts to the mix. If you’re curious about what STEM is all about, take a look at this sector

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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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Polish your job application skills

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Have you ever started filling out an online job application and dropped off partway through? Maybe you were at a kiosk at a major retailer. Or maybe you were at home working under a time limit. Either way, online job

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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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Explore a career: Emergency medical technicians (EMTs)

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Ever wonder what it feels like to be an EMT? Imagine driving with sirens blaring, your adrenaline running as you rush to the scene of an accident, preparing to take action to save the life of an injured person. Emergency

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