Category: Students

Fill out your FAFSA

FAFSA workbook

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

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Try out manufacturing for a day

Manufacturing workers

October’s National Manufacturing Day aims to “inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

There are more than 2,500 events scheduled throughout the country on October 5.

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5 benefits of an internship in high school

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Finding paid work in high school can be very difficult when you haven’t had a job before.

Internships are a great way to get real work experience for a good career after high school.

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Find a career that engages you

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Have you ever asked yourself: “What would it be like to do work I am really passionate about?”

And the natural follow up question: “How do I find a job like that?”

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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

Male and female nurses at desk

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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