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HVACR Technicians Make it Hot The workers who fix and maintain heating and cooling systems in buildings are always in demand.
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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.
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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Unsure of how to bring your career goals into focus? The Occupation Explorer can help you to identify which occupations might be right for you, based on your preferences in such areas as wages, projected job growth, and educational requirements.

The Skill Explorer can help you identify which occupations best match your unique set of skills.

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.
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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Job seekers and training providers want to know which skills give applicants an edge in the job market.
While no one claims there's a plethora of jobs out there, some employers are hiring.
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.
Things to consider when deciding to start your own business.
Internships are a great way to gain job experience while exploring a career field.
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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.
Looking for something to help students explore CAREERS 2014? The guide contains several short activities to use in the classroom.
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.
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.
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.
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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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Take an in-depth look at a potential career.
The workers installing solar panels need some skills specific to that work, but they also need many transferrable skills.
Talk to Me Goose: A Look at Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Aircraft mechanics and service technicians keep our air transportation system moving.
Tuning in to Oregon's Radio and TV Broadcasting Opportunities Both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, broadcasting workers bring the news and entertainment to you.
Pills, Pills, Pills: Job Openings for Pharmacists Steadily Increase Pharmacists work in a variety of locations beyond your local grocery store, including hospitals, health stores and nursing homes.
Baristas: Tending a Counter Near You Baristas are included in the broader "counter attendant" occupation. Counter attendants are also found in cafeterias and food concessions.
Staff of Life: Something From the Oven Today's bakers work in a variety of settings, including grocery stores, hotels, restaurants, small shops, and manufacturing facilities.
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