Entering the Workforce
The transition from school to the working world can be difficult. You have to wake ... read more »
Many entry-level jobs require not only a degree, but also a year or two of work experience. If your summer job waiting tables isn’t cutting it on your resume, consider gaining work experience through internships, work abroad programs or volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations like the Peace Corps or Teach for America. Read on for tips on finding a great internship or volunteer gig to beef up your qualifications.
- If you’re in college, the best place to find an internship is through your campus career development office or their Web site.
- If an internship isn’t for you, how about a work abroad program? Take a look at the findingDulcinea Long-Term Travel Abroad Web Guide to get inspired to work in an exotic foreign locale.
- For more information on summer jobs or short-term jobs, read the findingDulcinea Part-time Jobs Web Guide.
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