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5 Great Ways to Make Summer Money

With the summer months here, encourage your teen to find a summer job to earn some money rather than sitting at home!

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We’re willing to bet that almost everyone reading this wanted to be a veterinarian at least once as a child. It’s not an easy path, however, so how do you know if veterinary medicine is right for you? more

Oct 30, 2017 4:02 PM jobs/careers

Have you been considering a future in the military? There are so many options to consider and different paths to take- it can seem overwhelming! Don’t worry, we are here to help you sort it all out. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:51 PM jobs/careers

Do you have a love for music and a desire to serve your country? MEOP (Musician Enlistment Option Program) might be for you! more

Oct 30, 2017 3:51 PM jobs/careers

You’ve probably seen the recruiters on your high school campus and wondered if signing right after high school is the right move. The military offers many great opportunities whether you enlist right away or decide to further your education first. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:43 PM jobs/careers

Trying to find your place in the world? Need some help identifying careers that match your skills and interests? The ASVAB Career Exploration Program (CEP) allows you to explore the world of work, rather than limiting your exploration by prescribin more

Jan 11, 2017 11:15 AM jobs/careers

Early retirement programs, health and dental care, paid vacation, competitive pay, a variety of ways to earn money for college and training, and of course the opportunity to serve your country…Do you think the military might be right for you? more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

MSgt Larry D. Smith from the Prattville High JROTC answers your questions. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

There are many clubs and programs that a young women or men can join on campus. One of these great programs that will challenge you to work hard and have some fun is the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

Army ROTC is one of the best leadership courses in the country. It is offered at 9 colleges and universities in the state of Alabama. During your time in college, ROTC will complement your education with instruction in leadership development... more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

If you’ve decided you want to serve, the first decision you will need to make is whether to enlist or to enter the military as an officer. Both choices can yield great careers with numerous benefits, but which one is the right fit for you? more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

Once you’ve discussed enlistment with a recruiter and decided to move forward, you’ll be given a date to visit a Military Enlistment Processing Station (MEPS) to complete the enlistment process. MEPS is a two to three day event after which you may... more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 AM jobs/careers

K-4 for a Better Alabama Means More Impactful Teaching Opportunities more

May 20, 2016 11:21 AM jobs/careers

Having a summer job is a smart move; it can provide students with a multitude of benefits- from experience to extra cash to scholarships. Check out the many benefits of being employed for the summer! more

May 19, 2016 1:41 PM jobs/careers

With a burgeoning automobile industry in Alabama, career opportunities abound for high-tech careers such as automated control systems, robotics, and industrial electronics. more

Mar 16, 2016 1:16 PM jobs/careers

Your teen may be an expert in sending texts, Facebook messages and Snapchats to their friends. But when it comes to real-world communication (i.e. the professional world), do they know how to conduct themselves through a job interview? Ask for a refe more

Apr 1, 2015 3:07 PM jobs/careers

Learn how the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test can benefit your student by identifying where they excel, where they need work and what their interests are. more

Sep 19, 2014 10:59 AM jobs/careers

Great opportunity to job shadow and investigate careers BEFORE college more

Sep 16, 2014 3:25 PM jobs/careers

Does your athlete or sports junkie kid want to make a living off athletics? There are several options out there, even if they don’t play anything. We asked prominent sports professionals for their “top 10” lists when it comes to sports’ careers. more

Aug 21, 2014 3:44 PM jobs/careers

Now that you’re edging ever closer to adulthood, consider pitching in and saving some money for college by working part-time or during the summer. But today’s job market for teens is pretty tough. Follow these tips for finding and landing a great job more

Mar 21, 2014 3:13 PM jobs/careers

Most teens probably don’t think of the military when they’re considering career options. Yet every branch of our military is made up of people who work in many of the same jobs as people outside the military. more

Oct 31, 2013 12:00 PM jobs/careers