The Choose Work Blog is an open forum on the Ticket to Work program and issues related to disability employment.

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  1. WISE Spotlight: Commissioner Chai Feldblum of the EEOC

    May 17, 2018

    Image of Ben smiling and wearing a Fed badgeMeet this month's WISE guest presenter! Commissioner Chai Feldblum of the EEOC will join us to discuss federal employment paths for people with disabilities and what to do if you have experienced discrimination.

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    Categories: Government Programs
  2. Social Media and Your Job Search

    May 14, 2018

    Image of apps on a screenFind tips for building and maintaining a social media presence that shows your best side for potential employers. Plus find tips on using social media to help you during your job search.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  3. Happy Mother's Day!

    May 10, 2018

    Happy mothers dayIn celebration of Mother's Day, today's blog post highlights Ticket to Work success stories about moms with disabilities. Plus, find tips that may help moms who are pursuing employment goals.

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    Categories: Events
  4. Federal Internships: A Path to Public Service

    May 7, 2018

    Image of a man wearing headphones and working in front of computersInternships can be a great way to gain valuable work experience, but did you know that there are many federal internships opportunities available nationwide? Learn more about programs and internship openings that may help you on your path to full-time employment.

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    Categories: Government Programs
  5. Attend a Career Fair in May

    May 3, 2018

    Online job searchCheck out a career fair, either online or in person, during May! Career fairs connect you with recruiters and potential employers while learning more about your career options.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  6. Skills for Living…and Working

    Apr 30, 2018

    A drawing of a perfectly balanced seesaw with the word Work on one side and the word Life on the otherAs young adults make progress toward personal independence, they may have questions or look for instruction to help them transition to adulthood. Our resources may help you find programs and organizations to develop skills necessary on the path to independence.

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    Categories: Young Adults
  7. How to Get Support for Common Problems in College

    Apr 23, 2018

    Understood logoCollege can be challenging. And if you're a student with a disability, it can be especially important to learn where and how you can get support. Follow this advice from Understood.org to help you find answers to your questions and succeed in school.

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    Categories: Young Adults
  8. Money Mondays: Calling All Young Adults with Disabilities

    Apr 16, 2018

    Image of a hand adding coins into one of 4 vases in which a plant is growing. The more coins he puts, the bigger the plant.Graduating from high school and entering adulthood is exciting, but you may have questions about managing your money. Our tips and resources may help you make a plan for budgeting, creating savings goals and managing your disability benefits.

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  9. Spring Cleaning: 10 Tips for Organizing Your Job Search

    Apr 9, 2018

    Image of a scheduler and flowers on a deskIt's time for spring cleaning! Organize your job search by following our 10 tips. We offer advice on setting up a job-search space and staying organized as you keep track of applications, interviews and networking opportunities.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  10. Work and Learn as an Intern

    Apr 5, 2018

    A mishmash graphic of office supplies on a desk with "skills internship" written in large fontInternships are a great way for young adults to learn more about their desired career, gain valuable work experience, and build professional relationships. Learn how you can make the most of your internship experience and advance your career.

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