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Strategic Volunteerism for High School and College Students

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Strategic Volunteerism for High School and College Students

Four Good Reasons You Should Start Volunteering

1. Volunteering can help you explore a college major.
Sometimes a volunteer experience can lead you to something you never thought. When volunteering for career exploration select assignments that place you in the type of setting you want to learn about and let you work side by side with a professional you can observe and who can answer questions about their career.
2. Volunteering offers incredible networking opportunities.
In my volunteering experiences I have met ...

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Why Getting An Internship Is So Important

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Why Getting An Internship Is So Important

Why Getting An Internship Is So Important

In a highly competitive job market, you will need to make yourself stand out among others.  Since employers prefer to hire graduating seniors who have career-related work experience, internships can be crucial to your job search.  The experience you gain might not perfectly match your college major or your chosen career path, but it will give you transferable skills, a notable work ethic, and a competitive edge. Many organizations have set up internship programs ...

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