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Gap Year: What's the Deal?

By Ali Banas, Peer Advisor

So…You’re considering a gap year. This isn’t an easy decision for some, but for others it makes perfect sense. Whether you just need a break and want to gain experience in your field, you’re feeling indecisive about your path, or you know that you need time to gain insight on your career, a gap year might be right for you. 519 more words

Gaining Experience

Oregon distributes $10.2 million for school career readiness programs

A total of 205 Oregon middle schools and high schools have secured career readiness grants totaling $10.3 million, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and Acting Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Colt Gill announced Monday. 9 more words

Dept. Of Education

youth empowerment workshop

My friend, Zoe, is a Community Economic Development (CED) volunteer. Her host organization approached her about tackling the issues of high youth pregnancy rates leading to increased school dropouts, lack of sexual reproductive health (SRH) education, and lack of motivation and education for youth to plan for their careers and long-term success. 1,010 more words

Peace Corps

A new work experience opportunity

i am very excited. an opportunity has come up for me to do a work experience placement as part of one of the modules here at the ILS course. 320 more words

Personal

Dressing the Part to Rock the Interview

By Kara Davis, Peer Advisor

Congratulations! You scored an interview for the job of your dreams, but what are you going to wear?! Proper business attire can make or break your chances of being offered that position.  206 more words

Career Advice

Communication & Job Searching

By Kiera Adams, Peer Advisor

We hope everyone had a great time at Expo last week! Expo having just passed means it’s about that time when recruiters are starting to reach out about jobs or internships. 363 more words

Gaining Experience

Take Advantage of Resources

By Ali Banas, Peer Advisor

As a freshman in college, you experience a lot of firsts. Possibly the first time living away from home, the first college courses, first finals week, on-campus living, the list goes on. 469 more words

Gaining Experience