Category: Students

High-paying careers with high school education or less

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Looking for a career that pays well but has no formal education requirements, or high school only?

Find a wide variety of options on CareerOneStop.

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Start college with your future in mind

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Whether you are at college for the solid education or more for the lifestyle, all students have an opportunity to make college an experience that will elevate the course of the rest of their lives.

Explore these suggestions.

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Need experience to get hired? Try these ideas

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Check out some of these different ways to build experience when you’ve never had a job.

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Certifications: A power tool for career advancement

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Want to improve the impression you make in your job search or advance in your current job?

Earning one or more professional certification demonstrates your subject matter knowledge and skill, as well as your motivation to add a credential to your qualifications.

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Use employment projections to fuel your career take-off

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If you are planning a first career, college major, or a career change, employment projections can help you answer essential career questions.

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Volunteer to expand your career and more

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National Volunteer Week is a great chance to learn about volunteer opportunities that could allow you to support events, activities and social issues, while also expanding your career prospects.

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Get to know library workers

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National Library Week April 4-10, 2021 recognizes the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

Learn about these intriguing careers that combine information resources, research, materials management, and customer service.

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Explore engineering careers

National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week, February 21 – 27, celebrates the diverse field of engineering and engineers’ contributions.

Engineering careers offer enormous versatility, as their work makes a significant impact on so many areas, including agriculture, electronics, construction, manufacturing, medicine, and more.

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Explore a career as a school counselor

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If you’ve had a helpful experience with a school counselor or just like the idea of helping students, you may find a great career fit in this role.

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Need a career plan? Take a look at apprenticeship

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If you’ve wondered about whether an apprenticeship might be a solid career opportunity for you, consider participating in events in your area!

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