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Choosing a Career


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Apprenticeship: Earn While You Learn
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Apprenticeship: Earn While You Learn
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Article providing an overview of registered apprenticeships, as well how to find, choose, and apply for an apprenticeship, and more.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Career Beginnings for Business Majors
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Career Beginnings for Business Majors
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Undergraduate business majors enter the job market with many valuable skills. Explore three ways to turn a business degree into a business beginning.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Career Myths and How to Debunk Them
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Career Myths and How to Debunk Them
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Expand your career options and uncover the truth about each career through statistics, expert advice, and real-world experiences.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Careers in Wind Energy
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Careers in Wind Energy
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Wind turbines are being built across the country. Learn more about how these towers of power are generating jobs in a variety of occupations.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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College to Career: Projected job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree
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College to Career: Projected job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree
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Article describing unemployment and earnings by college major, projected job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelor's degree, how to use this information to plan a career, and more.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Consulting Careers: Profiles of Three Occupations
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Consulting Careers: Profiles of Three Occupations
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Highlights three occupations in the consulting services industry: management analyst, market research analyst, and environmental scientist and specialist.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Employment, Trends, and Training in Information Technology
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Employment, Trends, and Training in Information Technology
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Like most industries, information technology has had job gains and losses. This article discusses IT workers, their employment both past and projected, and ways to prepare for these occupations.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
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Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
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Describes the job duties, employment, outlook, wages, and training requirements for conservation scientists, environmental engineers, environmental scientists, and hydrologists.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Essential Skills to Getting a Job: What Young People with Disabilities Need to Know
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Essential Skills to Getting a Job: What Young People with Disabilities Need to Know
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Provides an overview of some of the skills that businesses consider to be the key to success for young workers with disabilities in the workplace including networking, enthusiasm, professionalism, communication skills, teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Getting Back to Work: Returning to the Labor Force After an Absence
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Getting Back to Work: Returning to the Labor Force After an Absence
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Provides useful information on how to successfully re-enter the workforce. (Previous item number: 101Y)
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: $4.50
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High Wages After High School - Without a Bachelor's Degree
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High Wages After High School - Without a Bachelor's Degree
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Eighty occupations typically require less than a bachelor's degree to enter and had median annual wages of over $50,000 in May 2010. Some of them had median wages that were much higher than that.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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House Work: Jobs in Residential Upkeep
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House Work: Jobs in Residential Upkeep
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Highlights three occupations - handypersons, maids and housekeepers, and landscaping and groundskeeping workers - that involve specific types of house calls.
Available: online, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Informational Interviewing: Get the Inside Scoop on Careers
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Informational Interviewing: Get the Inside Scoop on Careers
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Purpose of informational interviewing including whom to interview, how to set up, prepare for, and conduct an interview, and what to do afterward.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services
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Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services
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This guide is designed for youth with disabilities who are planning to live independently but need help with daily tasks. It explains the process of finding and paying for personal assistance services to fit their specific needs. (Previous item number: 513X)
Available: as pdf, e-reader
Language: English
Cost: Free
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What can I do with my Liberal Arts Degree?
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What can I do with my Liberal Arts Degree?
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Liberal arts majors have skills that are in demand and they can qualify for many different kinds of jobs.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Working Abroad: Finding International Internships and Entry-Level Jobs
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Working Abroad: Finding International Internships and Entry-Level Jobs
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Describes some of the programs that help workers start careers in far-off places.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Working Vacations: Jobs in Tourism and Leisure
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Working Vacations: Jobs in Tourism and Leisure
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Describes four selected vacation jobs, how to decide if a vacation career is a good fit for you and how to find and get these jobs.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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