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Entrepreneurs are real people too!  Provide young people with the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurs so they have a better understanding of the options outside the standard professional pathways and workplaces.

Entrepreneurs are real people too! Provide young people with the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurs so they have a better understanding of the options outside the standard professional pathways and workplaces.

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An accredited virtual university can address the lack of skills in certain geographical areas by providing frequent classes from professionals.

An accredited virtual university can address the lack of skills in certain geographical areas by providing frequent classes from professionals.

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At the "Young + Unemployed Conference" proposed by Ana Cecilia companies and young unemployed can apply to a Blind Date. The young candidates pitch their skills and convince the companies to hire them.

At the "Young + Unemployed Conference" proposed by Ana Cecilia companies and young unemployed can apply to a Blind Date. The young candidates pitch their skills and convince the companies to hire them.

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There have been some discussions on OpenIDEO about the benefits of gap year. What if every high school graduates is required to take a year off before he or she applies to universities?

There have been some discussions on OpenIDEO about the benefits of gap year. What if every high school graduates is required to take a year off before he or she applies to universities?

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Now that you got accepted to the job or your dreams, your employer wants to know what should be your area of expertise. The OpenIDEO Student Chapter at NYU-Poly believes that this is where the job-talent test, Occupational Idol, kicks in.

Now that you got accepted to the job or your dreams, your employer wants to know what should be your area of expertise. The OpenIDEO Student Chapter at NYU-Poly believes that this is where the job-talent test, Occupational Idol, kicks in.

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How about creating a GIS platform with data indicating types of employment needed and where. For example: a map showing 'teachers' needed in X country.  Also, we can link this demand by providing access to virtual universities.

How about creating a GIS platform with data indicating types of employment needed and where. For example: a map showing 'teachers' needed in X country. Also, we can link this demand by providing access to virtual universities.

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A two-week program that takes the rising generation through a series of activities, training sessions, and excursions designed to help young people succeed in the world of work.

A two-week program that takes the rising generation through a series of activities, training sessions, and excursions designed to help young people succeed in the world of work.

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The Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook is easily browsable but requires fitting one's self-concept into one of many list items. 'When I Grew Up' would find out who you are and offer career path case studies that help you explore.

The Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook is easily browsable but requires fitting one's self-concept into one of many list items. 'When I Grew Up' would find out who you are and offer career path case studies that help you explore.

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Young people place their dreams of what they would like to learn to do on a wishing tree and potential mentors select the young person they are most excited about helping.

Young people place their dreams of what they would like to learn to do on a wishing tree and potential mentors select the young person they are most excited about helping.

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As an entrepreneur coming into the MBA program, I sometimes feel education often revolves around form rather than substance. Removing the clutter in thought process and focusing on truly important things is a skill. This concept explores it.

As an entrepreneur coming into the MBA program, I sometimes feel education often revolves around form rather than substance. Removing the clutter in thought process and focusing on truly important things is a skill. This concept explores it.

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For young people who are in the middle of job seeking and may be suffering from isolation in front of their computers, YouthCafe is a bi-weekly meetup where young people in similar situations can get together and work on projects or share stories.

For young people who are in the middle of job seeking and may be suffering from isolation in front of their computers, YouthCafe is a bi-weekly meetup where young people in similar situations can get together and work on projects or share stories.

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