Category: Students

Wondering about a career in entertainment?

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The dazzle of being on camera or stage! The thrill of performing! The attention and applause!

Is your ultimate dream to work in the entertainment industry?

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Make a big impression with a portfolio

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Want to wow an employer with your skills, and create a memorable impression of the quality of work you’ve done?

Consider building a portfolio—a collection of your past work samples— to bring to interviews, send to prospective employers, or even post online.

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5 great careers for animal lovers

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Love animals? 

Take a look at this list of careers that will keep you around animals nearly every day of your work life.

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Find a summer job!

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Having a summer job means earning a paycheck, gaining work skills, meeting new people, and may even be a lot of fun.

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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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Career Profile: Registered Nurses

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As of the most recent (2016) national count, there are nearly 3 million registered nurses working in the United States. That’s a huge number of jobs for one occupation!

And RN jobs are expected to continue to grow very fast over the next ten years.

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Spotlighting math careers on Pi Day!

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If you’re a math teacher, or someone who just finds math fun or intriguing, the annual celebration of Pi Day is probably already on your calendar. For March 14, Pi Day 2018, CareerOneStop spotlights careers that rely on math skills.

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5 high-pay careers you can enter with a two-year degree

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There’s plenty of research showing that the more education you have, the more likely you are to earn a higher salary .

But what if you’re not sure you’re up for earning a four-year bachelor’s degree?  there are many careers that require two-year associate’s degrees and offer opportunities to earn good wages.

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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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Career and Technical Education Month

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February is Career and Technical Education Month.

Want to learn more about the benefits of career and technical education for students and adult workers?

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