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Career as a Truck Driver
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Career as a Truck Driver

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ONE OF THE MOST IN-DEMAND OCCUPATIONS today is truck driver. Truckers drive heavy-duty trucks and tractor-trailers on local routes or across North America. Trucks convey more than 70 percent of domestic freight. The demand for...

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Career as an Air Traffic Controller
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Career as an Air Traffic Controller

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ANYBODY WHO HAS EVER WILED away an hour or two in an airport has spent at least a few minutes wondering how it all works. Enormous aircraft pick up and drop off thousands of passengers all day long, taxiing across runways and...

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Careers in Practical Nursing
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Careers in Practical Nursing

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WHEN YOU ARE FEELING AT YOUR WORST, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) is often the first person you see, adding a human touch to a scary medical situation. These healthcare professionals are a vital part of the healthcare system,...

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Careers in Anesthesiology: Medical Doctor (MD)
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Careers in Anesthesiology: Medical Doctor (MD)

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IN 1846, THE FIRST ANESTHETIC TO be successfully used for surgery was publicly demonstrated. Ether was immediately declared, The greatest gift ever made to suffering humanity. Today's anesthetic drugs are different, but their...

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Career as a Lawyer: Tax Attorney
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Career as a Lawyer: Tax Attorney

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TAXATION IS HOW THE GOVERNMENT COLLECTS the money needed to provide services to its citizens. The most commonly recognized taxes are income tax and sales tax. There are also many other forms of taxes that we do not notice or think...

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Careers in Green Energy: Solar and Wind Power Jobs
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Careers in Green Energy: Solar and Wind Power Jobs

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FINDING A NEW JOB, ESPECIALLY IF IT IS a career change, can be tough. One way to increase your odds is to look for opportunities in green energy. It is one of the fastest growing, most innovative sectors of the economy. After...

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Career as a Carpenter
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Career as a Carpenter

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WHAT DO BERNIE SANDERS, HARRISON FORD, and Matt LeBlanc have in common? They all worked as carpenters before becoming famous in movies and politics. Most carpenters are not hoping for fame, nor are they working in their craft...

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Career as a Meeting and Event Planner
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Career as a Meeting and Event Planner

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SOUNDS LIKE A PLAN! MEETING AND EVENT PLANNERS take those words very seriously. They chart the course of the biggest happenings around the nation and around the world. Never gave much thought to the work of meeting and event...

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Career as a Nurse Educator: Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses
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Career as a Nurse Educator: Teaching the Next Generation of Nurses

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THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME to consider a career in the nursing field. The nursing shortage in the US has been worsening for several years and there appears to be no end in sight. The demand for nursing services has been...

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Careers in Speech-Language Pathology: Communications Sciences and Disorders
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Careers in Speech-Language Pathology: Communications Sciences and Disorders

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AS A CAREER FIELD, COMMUNICATION is generally assumed to include career paths as diverse as journalism, public relations, creative writing and even theatre. What about communication at the most essential level of speech?...

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Careers in User Experience (Ux) Design
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Careers in User Experience (Ux) Design

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WHY DO PEOPLE HAPPILY CAMP in line all night waiting for a chance to spend big bucks on the next iPhone? Why do we go to Starbucks when coffee is half the price at the local diner? The answer is simple. Design. Every product is...

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Careers in the Gaming Industry
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Careers in the Gaming Industry

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CHOOSING A CAREER IS NOT A GAME. Except when it is. Casino gaming has exploded in the United States over the past few decades, creating thousands of new jobs for dedicated careerists who would like to take a sure bet on an...

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Careers in Public Libraries
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Careers in Public Libraries

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HAVE YOU READ ANY GOOD BOOKS lately? If you are a librarian, you undoubtedly have, and you will probably never be at a loss for a good read. Being a librarian at a public library is more than shelving books and being able to...

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Your Career in the Clergy
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Your Career in the Clergy

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YOUR HIGH SCHOOL YEARS ARE A TIME for questioning, for seeking answers and explanations about the mysteries of life you had not noticed before or took for granted when you were younger. You want to know where you stand in your...

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Careers in Real Estate Sales
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Careers in Real Estate Sales

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DIFFERENT PEOPLE WANT DIFFERENT THINGS from their careers. Some people value predictability, while others prefer flexibility. Some people like to be in charge, while others prefer to let somebody else make the big decisions....

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Careers in Epidemiology
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Careers in Epidemiology

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EPIDEMIOLOGISTS ARE SCIENTISTS who study diseases and other health risks within specific populations, such as geographical areas, cultures, occupations, demographic groups, or those who are genetically connected. They are disease...

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Your Career as a Podiatrist: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (Dpm)
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Your Career as a Podiatrist: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (Dpm)

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THE GREAT RENAISSANCE ARTIST Leonardo da Vinci said, The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. It is hard to disagree with that. The human foot can be a thing of beauty, and usually functions extremely...

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Careers in Landscape Architecture: Landscape Designer
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Careers in Landscape Architecture: Landscape Designer

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IS THE ART of creating visually interesting and functional designs in the outdoor environment, such as parks, gardens, buildings, and roads. These skilled and creative professionals take responsibility for...

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A Career as a Biomedical Equipment Technician
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A Career as a Biomedical Equipment Technician

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BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN is a new profession, having only achieved recognition as a distinct occupation in the 1970s. After all, only recently has medical instrumentation become so sophisticated as to require special...

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Careers in Cosmetology: Beautician
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Careers in Cosmetology: Beautician

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A short vocational guide introducing the field of Cosmetology, an ever-growing career that combines technical skills with creative flair in a variety of ways.

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Careers with Geographic Information Systems (Gis)
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Careers with Geographic Information Systems (Gis)

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YOU LIVE IN AN AGE IN WHICH OLD careers disappear and are replaced by new ones on a constant basis. Have you used a printed paper map lately? They are rarely used today, because the paper-and-ink cartography of the past has given...

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Career as an Accountant
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Career as an Accountant

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Accounting is one of the most in-demand careers today, with more new jobs opening up every day. The opportunities available to accountants, auditors and similar professionals in the field are expected to continue expanding as...

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Careers in the Wine Industry
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Careers in the Wine Industry

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When choosing a career, one of the first things you should remember is that you are not looking for a job. A career is much more than a job. A career may be thought of as a series of jobs, but there is more to it than that. A...

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Careers in Anthropology -- Archaeology
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Careers in Anthropology – Archaeology

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An ancient Indic language known as Sanskrit was discovered in the late 18th century by the British civil servant and intellectual, Sir William Jones. This discovery set the stage for intensive work in comparative historical...

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Career as a Journalist -- Business and Financial News
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Career as a Journalist – Business and Financial News

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TODAY ALMOST EVERYTHING THAT happens in the world has an economic impact. Business and financial journalists make sense of it all. They cleverly craft their stories so everyone can readily understand the ever-changing trends of a...

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Career as a Livestock Breeder
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Career as a Livestock Breeder

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ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING careers today is livestock breeding. Breeders assist with reproduction for such animals as cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. They strive to improve favorable characteristics of these animals (such as...

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Career as an Editor
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Career as an Editor

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WITH FINGERS DASHING ACROSS THE keyboard, editors can transform mediocre writing into epic prose. They can take a forgettable jumble of words and turn them into literary jewels. Wherever there is good writing - books, magazines,...

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Careers in Public Relations
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Careers in Public Relations

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PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONALS ARE image makers. They painstakingly craft the way the public views businesses, organizations, celebrities - anyone or anything of note. If people know about it, chances are the credit goes to a...

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Career as an Electrician: Electrical Contractor
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Career as an Electrician: Electrical Contractor

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MOST PEOPLE TAKE ELECTRICITY FOR granted - at least until a storm knocks the power out. Playing Monopoly by candlelight instead of Minecraft on your Xbox is entertaining for a while, but it gets old fast when you are accustomed to...

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Careers in the Railroad Industry
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Careers in the Railroad Industry

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THE TIME TO CHOOSE A CAREER IS AN exciting time. Your career will define many parts of your life for years to come. You owe it to yourself to give this decision the attention it deserves. Some careers are essential. They may not...

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Careers in Real Estate
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Careers in Real Estate

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TO SAY THAT CAREERS IN REAL ESTATE are critical to the functioning of society would be a gross understatement. Nobody can do much of anything without land. Without it, where would you put your stuff? Or yourself? Even the phrase ...

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Careers with Museums
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Careers with Museums

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IF YOU LIKE TO SPEND YOUR DAYS AT the museum, there is a wide variety of interesting jobs that make working at these repositories of historical and significant artifacts, artwork, and data, a fascinating career choice. People are...

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Careers in the United States Navy
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Careers in the United States Navy

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A CAREER SHOULD BE MORE THAN JUST a job. A real career should also be a reflection of who you are and what you believe. It should be much more than putting in the hours and receiving a paycheck. People who love what they do tend...

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Career as a Cartoon Artist: Animator
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Career as a Cartoon Artist: Animator

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ANIMATORS AND CARTOONISTS DRAW on their talents every day, bringing colorful characters to life in a world where anything is possible. If you really love drawing, have a vivid imagination, a continuous flow of ideas, a tireless...

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Career as a Forensic Accountant
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Career as a Forensic Accountant

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If you learn how to follow the money, it could lead you to a career in forensic accounting. Though mystery and intrigue are not words usually associated with the field of accounting, the profession does have a more adventurous...

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Careers in the United States Air Force
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Careers in the United States Air Force

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CHOOSING A CAREER IS TOO IMPORTANT to put off until the last minute. Even while you are still in high school, you should be thinking seriously about what you want to do with the rest of your life. Your school years will prepare...

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Career as an Airplane Pilot
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Career as an Airplane Pilot

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YOU HAVE MORE CAREER CHOICES today than anybody in history. You can be anything you want to be. Such an important decision-making process deserves thorough research and careful consideration. Take the time to do it right, and you...

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Career as a Computer Systems Analyst
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Career as a Computer Systems Analyst

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ONE OF THE HOTTEST CAREERS TODAY - and one with highly favorable job prospects for the foreseeable future - is computer systems analyst. Analysts are in high demand by organizations that use computers (and what company operates...

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Careers in Automotive Design
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Careers in Automotive Design

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CHOOSING A CAREER CAN SEEM A daunting task. Naturally, you want to get it right. Don't let the importance of this decision intimidate you, however. Do just the opposite. Use its importance to bolster your enthusiasm for doing the...

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Career as an Advertising Copywriter
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Career as an Advertising Copywriter

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IF YOU ARE NEVER AT A LOSS FOR words, consider a career as an advertising copywriter. Advertising copywriting involves all the elements of good writing, including clarity, flow, purpose, and direction. Great copywriters...

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Career as a News Reporter: Journalist
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Career as a News Reporter: Journalist

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SOME OF THE MOST EXCITING CAREERS today can be found in the field of journalism. Journalism includes reporters, correspondents, television and radio broadcast analysts, photojournalists, editors, and online content writers....

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A Career in Book Publishing
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A Career in Book Publishing

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MANY PEOPLE WHO WORK IN AND around the book publishing industry readily explain that they became involved in the industry because of their love of books. This is often not just a love of reading, but of the books themselves as...

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Career as a Screenwriter
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Career as a Screenwriter

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ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING, GLAMOROUS and high earnings careers in the 21st century is screenÂ--writing. The field includes screenÂ--writers (also called scriptwriters and scriptwriting journalists) who write for movies,...

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A Career as an Actor
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A Career as an Actor

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JUST ABOUT EVERYONE AT ONE TIME OR another has fantasized about being an actor, picturing yourself on a stage in front of a live audience, envisioning your close-up on the big screen at the movie theater, or accepting an Oscar or...

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Careers in the United States Marines
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Careers in the United States Marines

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The Few. The Proud. The Marines. CHOOSING A CAREER IS NOT A decision to be made casually. You could spend the rest of your life pursuing the goals you choose today. You owe it to yourself to gather as much information as you can...

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Careers in the United States Coast Guard
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Careers in the United States Coast Guard

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CHOOSING A CAREER SHOULD BE AN interesting, eye-opening experience. You are entering a time when you will have to make big decisions about the future direction of your life. You owe it to yourself to get them right. The fact that...

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Career as a Florist: Floral Designer -- Floral Grower
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Career as a Florist: Floral Designer – Floral Grower

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WHO DOESN'T LOVE A BEAUTIFUL bouquet of flowers? It is hard to think of any occasion when flowers do not add a special touch. Even in the heart of winter, in the coldest regions of the world, the zesty crisp smell, stunning array...

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Careers in Urban Planning
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Careers in Urban Planning

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URBAN PLANNING IS A CAREER WHOSE TIME has come. The concept of urban planning, or regional planning, has been around for centuries but only in recent years has the need for planning become so acute that essentially every city,...

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