Who do you look to if you want a career, or even if you just want a job? Is the government responsible for that? Is some company or non-profit responsible? Who?
YOU are the one responsible! Your career starts with YOU.
Pat Anderson says that there are indicators in your attitude and your actions that determine whether you will thrive or succeed no matter what the circumstances are. See her article (http://informationanthology.net/CareerMentor/Success-Keys.html) to find out if you have the right mindset for success and, if you do not, how to change it to start achieving success.