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The Get Started Guide answers the most common questions about exploring your options and finding an encore career. More >


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Finding your calling in life
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Financing your encore career
Becoming a teacher
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Turning volunteering into a job
Making the switch to a nonprofit career
Finding a green job


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FEATURED RESOURCES, the website of the National Center for Alternative Certification, is a clearinghouse of information about paths to a teaching credential.

Discover Nursing offers information on nursing jobs and training programs.

Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future provides details about the emerging field of environmental jobs.

Bridgestar’s Transition to the Nonprofit Sector portal helps people make the switch from for-profit work to nonprofit organizations.

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 50-Plus Entrepreneur site offers advice for older entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs.


The Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative prepares experienced leaders to transition to community and public service in the next phase of their careers. More >

50 IS THE NEW 50

Author Suzanne Braun Levine offers original life lessons and practical advice on the challenges and unexpected rewards for women after age 50. More >


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