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Career Fact Sheets

How to Prepare for STEM Careers
Learn about exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Minnesota; the kinds of education and skills the careers require, and the course work students need to emphasize in middle and high school to prepare for college studies in these fields.

Mining Industry
Employment in Minnesota's mining industry is on the rise. Learn more about the job outlook and see median wages for select mining occupations.

Introduction to Facebook
This fact sheet summarizes how you can edit your profile, find friends, post a status update, and describes the 5 most commonly used privacy settings on Facebook.

Advanced Facebook for Job Search
Facebook is for more than just connecting with friends! This fact sheet offers tips for using Facebook in your job search, such as joining Facebook Groups, backfilling your Timeline with achievements, using apps for job seekers, and more.

Introduction to Twitter
This handout offers a crash course on editing your Twitter profile, following people, and tweeting.

Advanced Twitter for Job Search
Twitter is great for finding job postings and networking with other professionals in your field. Discover how you can build your brand on Twitter, tweet strategically, and which apps and websites can help you find a job.

Introduction to LinkedIn
If you're just getting started on LinkedIn, this handout has tips for completing your profile, connecting with others, and looking for jobs.

Advanced LinkedIn for Job Search
Spruce up your job search by showcasing your skills, researching companies, embedding your work into your profile, and more.

How to Act Online
Get a crash course on the privacy settings of the top five social media sites - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Instagram.

Create an Online Brand
Discover why you need an online brand and how you can develop one.

Networking Online
The internet makes networking easier than ever before. Find out what to do, and what not to do, when connecting with others online.

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