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Entering the Workforce

So you’re ready to enter the ranks of the working world for the first time. Congratulations! Entering the workforce is a breeze with this Web guide. Learn where to find a job and internships, pick up tips for the job application process, find advice for that first job and even get help on finding a job without a college degree. View a Spanish-language version of the Guide.

Transitioning from School to Work

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Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Many entry-level jobs require not only a degree, but also a year or two of work experience. If your summer job waiting tables isn’t cutting it on your resume, consider gaining work experience through internships, work abroad programs or volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations like the Peace Corps or Teach for America. Read on for tips on finding a great internship or volunteer gig to beef up your qualifications.

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  • If you’re in college, the best place to find an internship is through your campus career development office or their Web site.

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