Tag: young adults

Find yourself in STEM

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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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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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Options after high school

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Wondering about what your options are once you complete high school – besides a 4-year degree?

Students and parents should know the full range of options open to them as they think ahead to graduation.

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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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Young and no experience? Find job search help near you!

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As pandemic shutdowns end and the economy re-opens, this summer promises to have plenty of job opportunities.  Already many employers are reporting that they can’t fill open positions. But if you’re young and don’t have work experience, or if you

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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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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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Try out manufacturing for a day

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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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