Category: Youth

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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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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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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New Career Cluster Videos

Students and others exploring their career options will find CareerOneStop’s newly released career cluster / industry videos a fun and informative way to learn about major categories of work.

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Who’s hiring this summer?

If you are in the job market, there is plenty of hiring to talk about.

Thousands of new jobs are opening up in a variety of industries.

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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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Stories of success inspire young adults

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Whether you are a young adult seeking a career path, or an employment counselor for youth and young adults, check out these success stories from real people who have overcome barriers to achieve education and career success.

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Your summer job: put it on a resume

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Summer jobs provide income, work skills, awareness of which tasks you like or don’t like, experience managing your own money,and more.  

Learn several great ways to highlight your summer job experience on a resume.

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Been in foster care? Find resources to pay for college

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Figuring out how to pay for college is an essential step for anyone pursuing higher education.

Students who have been in foster care may be eligible for special funds to help cover college costs.

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