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Getting experience

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Once you have some ideas of what you would like to do or learn more about, the next step is to find opportunities that give you experience and teach you about the field you are interested in. Whatever it is you want to do, there is help out there. You can get involved at school, get involved in your community, get a job, or join programs that will give you other opportunities.


Content last reviewed September 22, 2009
Page last updated October 31, 2013