Tag: Students

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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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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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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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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Mentoring makes a difference

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Is the impulse to help others an innate human trait?

Helping others through mentoring is beneficial for both mentors and mentees, and has been around as long as human relationships have existed.

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Career and Technical Education

High school students programming a robot

If we told you that high school students can earn high school credits while taking skill training that prepares them for high-wage, high-demand careers, would you say that sounds too good to be true?

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School counselors: meet your new favorite resource!

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Looking for solid resources to help your students advance their career planning?

Meet GetMyFuture.org, a website of career, training, and job search resources for young adults, from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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