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Whether you need to find a job to earn money, or you want to gain some work experience to jumpstart your career, job searching can be intimidating.

Follow the links below to explore different types of work experience and to plan your job search.

Work and Training Options

You can gain valuable work experience from a job, an internship, or an apprenticeship. Explore the links below to learn which might be right for you.

Internships, give high-school and college students the opportunity to work in their career field. Internships can be paid or unpaid but either way they offer valuable work experience. Search through this listing of internships in government and private companies.

Apprenticeships are formal training programs that combine on-the-job learning with education to prepare you for a specific career. Learn more and search for one in your chosen career field.

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Ways to Apply for Jobs
Read about job applications, resumes, portfolios and other documents to help you get a job.

Resume Guide 
Learn how you can write a resume that will make you stand out from the crowd, with these step-by-step tips.

Job Boards for Students
View this list of online job boards specifically for students. A job board is a Web site that lets you view and apply for job openings.

Business Finder
The Business Finder lets you search for businesses that may be hiring in your local area.