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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians: Must Love Dogs . . . and Cats Veterinary technologists and technicians handle lab work, radiology, nursing care, and assist in animal surgery in a veterinary setting.
Aug-18-2014
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Career Aware
Want to help fourth to sixth graders become aware of the variety of careers in the work place? Career Aware I and Career Aware II provide activities to use in the classroom or at home.
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Resources
Here is your one-stop source for a wide variety of occupational information. Wages, employment projections, employment by industry, skill sets, educational requirements, and training providers are all accessible from one convenient location.
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Helpful Links
This site provides a comprehensive source of occupational and economic information to help you make informed career decisions.
Oregon Career Information System (CIS) is a comprehensive resource to help Oregonians of all ages become aware of work and educational options, connect education and work, and make successful career decisions and transitions throughout their lifetime.
Looking for career information and guidance for children? This site is an in-depth resource for parents of elementary through college-age students.
The O*NET Online site includes a database with information on skills, abilities, knowledges, work activities, and interests associated with occupations.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a source of national occupational information that contains job descriptions, employment prospects, wages, and other valuable information.
Learn more about the necessary skills and opportunities in several occupations with green jobs in Oregon. The site provides information on courses, certificates, and degrees geared towards these green occupations that are offered through Oregon's community colleges and apprenticeship programs.
Northwest Youth Corps is a nonprofit job training, alternative/outdoor education, employment, and youth development organization.
STEM Brochures
Eight STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) brochures include basic wage and employment data as well as a number of interesting characteristics about each broad STEM area they cover. They help show students the various career opportunities available in STEM-related fields.
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Career Pathway
Everyone follows their own road in life. Learn how following a career path can lead you to your career goal.
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10-Year Occupational Projections Show Variety in Oregon's Economy A variety of job opportunities in Oregon's economy are anticipated during the next decade.
Apr-22-2014
Job seekers and training providers want to know which skills give applicants an edge in the job market.
Apr-15-2014
While no one claims there's a plethora of jobs out there, some employers are hiring.
Apr-08-2014
Often referred to as a "domestic Peace Corps," AmeriCorps allows people of all ages and backgrounds to earn help paying for education in exchange for a year of service.
Nov-12-2013
Things to consider when deciding to start your own business.
Nov-12-2013
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This publication is aimed at the career planning needs of students. It contains information about how to select and prepare for a career.
Nov-19-2013
Looking for something to help students explore CAREERS 2014? The guide contains several short activities to use in the classroom.
Nov-19-2013
Esta publicación se dirige a las necesidades de planificación de carrera de estudiantes. Contiene la información sobre cómo seleccionar y prepararse para una carrera. Carrera de estudiantes. Contiene la información sobre cómo seleccionar y prepararse para una carrera.
Jan-07-2014
Busca algo que puede ayudar a los estudiantes a explorar la publicación Carreras en Oregon 2014? La guía contiene varias actividades abreviadas para usar en la clase.
Jan-07-2014
Whether you are looking for the largest industries, the occupations with the most job openings, or the fastest-growing occupations, you will find the information here.
Apr-14-2014
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Preparing for the Bell to Ring - Oregon's Firefighters With Fourth of July fun comes the increased chance a roaring red engine will dash down your street to keep the fireworks under control.
Jun-20-2014
Planning for Your Future? A Personal Financial Advisor Could Help Ben Franklin once said, "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." Helping people plan for their future is the job of personal financial advisors.
Jun-20-2014
Career Path: Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician? Both the qualifications and the earnings of these two occupations are very different, so which is better?
May-24-2014
Graphic arts careers 'draw' people with vision as well as marketing and technical knowledge.
May-27-2014
Truck Drivers are in for Long-Haul of Demand Trucks deliver roughly 10 billion tons of cargo each year in the United States, keeping truck drivers in demand.
May-22-2014
Plumbers Can Find Top Wages in Oregon Wages for plumbers in Oregon rank favorably compared to other states.
May-22-2014
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