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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Work it: How to land a summer job

Work it: How to land a summer job

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s the most wonderful time of the year: Summer is right around the corner, and you’ve got weeks of freedom to look forward to. In between balmy days...
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Career corner: How online profiles make a difference

Most of us use social media for a variety of reasons—connecting with others, getting the latest news and gossip, sharing cat videos. But when you’re looking for a job or applying to college, you...
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Ask the academic advisor: What kind of job or internship should I look for?

"I’d like to find a job or internship. What kinds should I look for?"—Deanna, Columbus, OhioDeanna,Jobs and internships offer opportunities to learn technical skills, industry jargon, day-to-day operations, business savvy, and professional etiquette. They...
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Career corner: Is LinkedIn worthwhile for high school students?

Yes. Millions of people use LinkedIn to find jobs and network, and in 2013, the site lowered its minimum user age to 14. Since then, more and more teens are taking advantage of LinkedIn...
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Career corner: Preparing for a job

In today’s economy, it’s never too early to start thinking about jobs. Whether you’re considering an after-school job or your future career, there are plenty of things you can do now to prepare for...
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Career corner: Résumés

You’ve decided that you want a job. Now what? Step one: Create a résumé. Aside from using it to apply to jobs, you can also use your résumé to help you apply to college,...
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Career corner: Preparing for an interview

Résumé? Check. Applied to jobs? Check. Now it’s time to prepare for the interview. Yikes.When you’re going after a job—even if it’s at the local burger joint—you’ll want to try to be ready for...
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Career corner: How to afford the holidays

’Tis the season for buying peppermint everything, stuffing down Grandma’s cookies, and picking out the perfect gifts for your squad. There’s just one little thing you need for your happy holidays—money. And it feels...
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Career corner: Job shadowing

Job shadowingPicking a career can be pretty stressful. How are you supposed to know what you want to do 5 or 10 years from now? And how can you find out what the day-to-day...
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Career corner: Learning a trade

Learning a tradeNot sure if college is for you? Vocational schools, also called trade schools or career colleges, train students for specific jobs that often don’t require a four-year degree. For example, you can...