High school and college students face similar questions, “What to do with the summer break?” Your age, transportation availability and class requirements may dictate part of your summer, but there may be some time that goes unclaimed. The earlier you begin making the plan and taking action, the more opportunities you can create for yourself.
Remember that volunteering is another great way to explore areas of interest, gain volunteer hours if you need them for high school graduation requirements, and to build value in yourself to colleges and future employers. Both working and volunteering build your resume’ and reflect a part of who you are and what you offer an institution or company.
There are some terrific web tools for identifying summer employers as well as tips for effective interviews. Here are just a few:
If you need more guidance or want to construct or update your resume’ for college or the work force, contact me.