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Developing Job Skills

Getting a summer job is a great way to develop skills and gain experiences that will help you to get a job later on. Skills you learned as a young child (learning to talk, taking turns) and in elementary school (learning to read and write, finishing work on time) are important for career preparation, like a summer job.

Getting a Summer Job

Getting a summer job is a good way to explore career options and learn important job skills. Two options to start with are to get either a volunteer or a part-time job.

Life After High School

The more education you have, the more choices you have for work and career. Many people find that a high school education is not enough. You may want to consider an educational program after high school to prepare you for work and career:

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Tiffany Rivera turns heads when she lowers her welding helmet.

First, they stare at her tiny frame - 4-foot-9.Then they gawk at her welds, expert work for someone so young, her instructors say. What they don't see are Tiffany's daily struggles with the lifelong effects of a rare and often crippling disease: the 32 surgeries, the catheter tucked behind her jeans pocket, the diagnosis that her bowels and bladder will never function properly.

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Fitness, mobility, obesity and more

These days everyone is talking about how obese teens are. Here is some information on obesity, mobility, and more that can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. With the New Year right around the corner, start thinking about ways to improve your health whether you are obese or not.

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