Tag: young adults

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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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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Independence on the job

Independence Day

As we approach the 4th of July holiday, it’s worth remembering that Independence Day celebrates our collective and individual freedom. That’s a value that’s present in nearly every facet of American life, including our work lives. At a workplace, expressing independence

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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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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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4 tips for career planning with your teen

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When’s the last time you talked about careers with your teen?

Deciding on a career is one of the biggest of life decisions—and yet many teens spend very little time exploring careers.

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Communication skills check-up

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Whether employers are hiring someone to make sandwiches, sell shoes, run science experiments, or repair plumbing—communication skills are always on the “must-have” list.

But, what exactly do employers mean by “communication skills”, and how can you tell if you have them?

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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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Find a summer job

bicycle shop employee

A summer job is a great chance to gain work experience and skills, learn about yourself, and earn money.

Follow these 4 steps to land that summer job.

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