Tag: summer jobs

Top Tips on Becoming a Well-Rounded Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Top colleges look for top students. But what makes a "top" student? Here are some tips on how to be the well-rounded student colleges are looking for. read more

The Best Job Apps for Teens and New Grads

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These are some of the best job apps to help teens and new college graduates find part-time, full-time, and side gigs. read more

7 Ways to Have a Productive Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

While lounging around recovering from the stress of school is great, there are many easy things you can do to have a productive summer. read more

Job Shadowing: A Productive Way for High School Students to Spend Their Summer

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Founder, Moon Prep

Looking for a productive way to spend your summer as a high school student? Here are a few tips on how to clinch job-shadowing opportunities. read more

Why Every College Student Should Get an Internship This Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer vacation has plenty of days to spend some lazy afternoons, but college students can always spare a few to explore different career options through internships. read more

5 Alternatives to Expensive Summer Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Can't afford to go to an expensive summer college program? These five alternatives are easier on your wallet but still look good on your resume. read more

Internships 101

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Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

What internship is the perfect fit for you? And once you decide, where do you start? Read on to find out! read more

How to Prepare for Your First Summer After Freshman Year of College

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Student, Elmhurst College

Whether you're excited about summer break or anxious (or both), here's how to make the most of it. read more

Summer Break Can Be a Springboard to Your Future

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Senior Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Your summer break could mean a lot more for you future than you think! read more

Hate Your Summer Job? Don't Get Hot Around the Collar!

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CEO/Founder, theONswitch; Author

As tempted as you may be to bail on that crummy summer job, take a deep breath and think through your decision. Like poison ivy, rash decisions can leave scars and even have an impact on your future employment options. read more