Innovation Highway


The economy may not reflect such, but D. C. is essentially the land of opportunity. Career opportunities via restaurants, retailers, entertain­ment, and an endless number of non-profits, provide residents, and bordering neighbors with a wealth of resources. This third edition of Career­ville challenges you to explore those opportunities! Settling into traditional career tracks, i.e., clerical, teaching, construction, etc., is fine but investi­gate the unique, non-traditional ca­reer tracks. That environmental pre-school, consulting or coaching gig may be for you!

Non-traditional careers can provide you with flexibility and grati­fication akin to your own skill-set and interests. Currently employed or unemployed, explore websites like and www.clinicallyspeaking.word­ for resources and opportu­nities. Attend webinars, seek intern­ships volunteer to assess your skills and contributions. UDC offers D. C. residents training/certifications Money is necessary, contentment is priceless!

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Karen Jones is a career advice writer for She man­ages a human/social services blog, , and is a published author in the East of the River Newspaper and Collab­orative Connections Newsletter.


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