Career Exploration

I’m a Digital Editor at CNBC.com—Here’s How I Got There

During senior year of high school, Jenna Goudreau wrote herself a letter, an assignment for the theater program she was in. In this letter, she outlined exactly how she wanted her future to look. She’d be living in New York …

By The Muse
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Here’s What You Need To Know About Working In Business Technology And IT (Hint: A Tech Degree Isn’t Always Required)

Every successful company specializes in something—but being an expert in one area doesn’t make them an expert in all areas. This is especially true when it comes to technology. Executives across all industries need help deciding which tools work best …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Being An ‘Intrepreneur’

When we hear “innovation,” it’s hard not to think about the classic success stories and the images of people tinkering with old-timey motherboards in the pursuit of scientific progress. That’s where so many key tech companies like Dell started, after …

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I’m a Showrunner’s Assistant—Here’s How I Broke Into the TV Industry

Ian Olympio is a showrunner’s assistant on a new untitled STARZ drama from playwright Katori Hall. A showrunner, for those of you who aren’t as addicted to TV as me, is the driving force behind the entire journey of a …

By The Muse
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How I Made “Going Green” Into a Full-time Career

Hannah Debelius—Sustainability Outreach and Communications Manager at American University—has always loved the environment.

“As a kid, I was always dirty from climbing around in tree forts and making mud pies,” Debelius says. But she didn’t know she could turn her …

By The Muse
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Coaching helps job seekers turn anxiety into action

For weeks, we’ve been helping you prepare for the Hire UCLA Career and Internship Fair because it could open the door to your dream job. But here’s the truth: one day when you’re at that job, you’ll probably find yourself …

By Kim Black
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I’m a Television Producer for The Olympics (and I’m There Now!)

Every two years, Lizzie Turkevich—freelance television producer—goes to the Olympics. For work. (Yup, seriously.) In fact, she was in the midst of a 30-hour trip to South Korea as she was answering these questions.

Turkevich has produced videos for the …

By The Muse
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Accelerate Your Job Search With Career Coaching

Have you been stuck in a job search with no results or are you just now starting to apply for jobs? You may want to consider working with a Career Coach to help you get where you want to go.

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7 Candid Career Stories That’ll Motivate You to Jump Start Your Career in 2018

2017 has been quite a year, hasn’t it?

For us at The Muse, one of the things we’ve truly enjoyed the most is meeting awesome, driven people (like yourself!) and getting to tell their honest—and sometimes complicated—career stories.

But that’s …

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Department of Rehabilitation Resources

Supported Employment Programs

The State of California Department of Rehabilitation supports the employment needs of individuals with developmental disabilities through Supported Employment Programs (SEPs). These programs are available to Regional Center clients. If you or someone you know is interested …

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