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Find yourself in STEM

Female mechanics or engineers examining aircraft engine

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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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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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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What can I do with a major in: Environmental Science

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A bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science can open the door to a broad variety of roles and types of organizations.

Learn about Environmental Science careers and resources to find your direction in this exciting and expanding field.

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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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The surprising value of a liberal arts education

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If you’re weighing the pros and cons of a liberal arts major, there’s a book you may want to consult before you jettison a field you are passionate about in favor of a degree that seems more marketable.

You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education by George Anders.

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CareerOneStop “Favorite” 2018: Scholarship Finder

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Based on our end-of-year review, CareerOneStop’s Scholarship Finder has proven to be a user favorite, and it’s popular for good reason.

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Career and Technical Education: Careers in marketing

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U.S. Department of Education-sponsored programs in Career and Technical Education prepare students for a wide variety of occupations, including business careers.

In support of their efforts, this week we’re profiling the growing field of market research analysts and marketing specialists.

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