Career Questions tagged Summer

Is it a good idea to take summer classes?

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Austin L.’s Avatar Annie Wolf’s Avatar
Active Jul 10 '18 at 12:40 AM

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Posted by Caitlin G.’s Avatar Caitlin G.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Caitlin, Really good question. I would say that taking summer ...

Best college summer programs for high school students?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#summer-programs #summer #pre-college

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Active Jun 21 '18 at 12:04 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The best summer programs for college students would be those which ...

Best pre college summer programs?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#summer-programs #summer #pre-college

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Active Jun 21 '18 at 11:31 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing to consider is how this program might ...

Summer Break what to do?

I'm not quite sure how to spend my summer break and want to get ahead. So what should I do? Read? Study? Online-courses? #summer #preparing #summer-internship #volunteering...

#summer-programs

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Katherine Burzynski’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Ashley Paskill’s Avatar
Active Aug 16 '18 at 04:32 PM

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Posted by Kiara S.’s Avatar Kiara S.
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Katherine Burzynski | Assurance Associate at PwC You're on the right track there...

What are good programming or computer science projects to do over the summer

I have few years of experience working with object oriented languages but want to know what kind of projects would really help me get better at programming or what kind of projects make me more of an appealing applicant for a college or job....

#summer

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Active Jun 20 '18 at 05:49 PM

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Posted by Mason H.’s Avatar Mason H.
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Melissa Hill Dees | Helping NPOs leverage the power of Salesforce to ... If you haven't explored salesforce.com, I would highly recommend it. Their ...

What is the best way to find a summer internship?

I would like to pursue a summer internship for next year. I really have no idea how to do this and would like some input on where to look, when to apply, and anything else that would help me find a internship. I am a math major and would like an internship in this field. #summer...

#internships #math

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Christal Tyson’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Joey Parisi’s Avatar
Active May 17 '18 at 08:07 PM

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Posted by Riley J.’s Avatar Riley J.
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Christal Tyson | Assurance Associate at PwC Hi Riley! Internships are a very good way to test out ...

Should I take summer programs or go to Community Colleges to earn some credits?

Most of the schools that I've applied to offer summer programs that have classes and they offer college credit. Should I do that or should I just go to the CC nearby and then move for the school year? #college #summer...

#puzzled

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Active Feb 16 '18 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Luis A.’s Avatar Luis A.
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Amy Watson | Manager at AT&T I suggest trying some summer programs that offer college credits. This ...

Are there any free or programs with scholarships that high school students can apply for to gain experience in a biology related field?

So many college summer programs cost thousands of dollars, and I really wanted to know if there were any that have reduced costs and were available for low income families. #scholarships #summer #studying #financial-aid...

#biology

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Active Oct 15 '17 at 03:59 PM

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Posted by Laney S.’s Avatar Laney S.
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Kimberly Felong | Laboratory/Risk Compliance Manager at Peddie School Hi Laney, Have you tried looking into the American Chemical Society ...

Is it to late to start interning?

I am ending my sophomore year of college and I did not apply for any internships, is it going to become more difficult when I try to apply later? #college #internships...

#summer

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar T Taylor’s Avatar Christina E. Rodriguez’s Avatar Amanda Ware’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:57 PM

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Posted by Marissa B.’s Avatar Marissa B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Marissa! It is not too late to try for internships. ...

Are there any things that you must do the summer before you go to college?

I am a senior who will be graduating in June. I already sent in most of my enrollment forms to my college and registered for freshman orientation. Is there anything else essential I should be doing this summer to prepare for my first semester of college? Is it highly recommended to intern or...

#summer #college #volunteering

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Andria Frederickson’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Greg Gardner’s Avatar
Active Aug 08 '18 at 02:20 PM

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Posted by Galina B.’s Avatar Galina B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist If you are going to be living on campus, you need ...

Whats the best way to find internships that help with post-college future jobs?

I am currently a junior in college and its time to get a REAL internship this summer, if you know what I mean. I was abroad this past fall semester and now its time to figure out how to get a job for the summer that will put my studies into action. #career-counseling #internships...

#summer #summer-programs #college-jobs #intern #summer-jobs #college-majors

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 07:57 PM

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Posted by Stephanie S.’s Avatar Stephanie S.
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Scott Reyes | Brewery Chemist Intern, Biodiesel Engineering Intern, Math Instructor Network, network, network. Use social media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn) to try ...

What can I do to stand out from the competition in order to get a job?

I'm going into my junior year of high school this summer and was wondering, when trying to get a part-time, summer job as a 16 year old, what is the best way to seem distinguished and be preferable over the competition? #job-search #high-school...

#summer

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Active Feb 27 '18 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Quinton Q.’s Avatar Quinton Q.
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Mohan Narayan Ramp up your résumé Do your homework. Demonstrate your value. Show ...

Since it is too late to find internships, how else can I make my summer more "enriching?"

I never knew that many internships demand applications by early deadlines, so I now realize that it is a bit too late to find any. However, I was wondering if someone could give advice on how to get involved for the last month or two before school starts back. Thanks! #internships #internship...

#summer #college-advice

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Alyssa Mayo’s Avatar Andrew Pace’s Avatar
Active Aug 18 '17 at 04:36 AM

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Alyssa Mayo | User Experience Design at Microsoft I would say get a start on the research you need ...

How beneficial are weeklong leadership summer camps in college applications?

I am planning on attending a few short summer programs and I was wondering if these could potentially help my college resume. #college #college-admissions #admissions #application...

#summer

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Cristian Macedo’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Amy Z.’s Avatar Amy Z.
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Cristian Macedo | BOLD Intern SMB Account Strategist at Google Definitely! Any leadership camp you attend will help your college resume ...

What are the best ways to get involved and prepared the summer before college begins?

I am going to be a freshman in college this fall, but I want to make my summer productive and meaningful so that I will start off the months before college strong. Are there any volunteer opportunities or fun ways to spend the summer months that you recommend? #college #job #volunteering...

#summer #volunteer

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Ben Landis’s Avatar Michael C’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Amanda T.’s Avatar Amanda T.
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Ben Landis | Content Marketing Intern at CareerVillage.org I disagree with Wael for the most part. I believe he ...

What is the process like for starting up a summer camp program?

I am very interested in creating an art based summer camp for children some time in the future, but know very little about the logistics of it all. If anyone has experience in this field, let me know! #education #art #summer...

#camp

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:29 PM

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Posted by Makayla B.’s Avatar Makayla B.
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June Covington | Art Teacher Like any new undertaking, starting something like a summer program can ...

Is it too late to find a summer internship?

I'm still trying to find an internship in data analytics and computer science and haven't had much luck. #science #computer #internships #application...

#summer

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Active Nov 10 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Conor D.’s Avatar Conor D.
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Brett Bejcek | Data Scientist Hello there Conor! If you are still looking for internships, they ...

Summer job options that would look good for my future career?

I would like to someday be a High School English Teacher. I'm a Junior in high school, and I was wondering if there were any summer/part-time jobs that would help me in my future career. I babysit some, and I also work in a restaurant on the weekends. #education #jobs #english #summer...

#part-time

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:24 PM

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Posted by Allie G.’s Avatar Allie G.
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Mandy Reid | Teacher - music and family education/self employed The tutoring suggestion is a definite must, even if as a ...

What are some good high school summer internships, part-time jobs, or summer programs, specifically for people interested in Computer Science?

College is coming up very soon, and I'd love to get more familiar with the tech industry over the summer before I finalize my decision to major in CompSci. Besides online courses, is there any way I could explore CompSci or technology hands-on over the summer before senior year in high school?...

#summer #high-school #programs #computer-science #technology #internships

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:07 PM

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Jeremy Howell | Contact Center Systems Analyst/ Verint Professional Thu, I would suggest seeing if there are any local companies ...

Would photography be a wise career path?

Hey, I'm Quin, a 10th grader at Sumner Academy. I was just wondering if being a photographer would be a wise career path because its something I would really love to do for the rest of my life. Thanks. #career #photography #life...

#summer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Quintarian H.’s Avatar Quintarian H.
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Katelyn Garrison | Career Advisor | Co-Instructor at Florida State University Quintarian, I cannot tell you if this will be wise, but ...

Is it better to do a summer program or apply for an internship?

Hello, My name is Lexy, I am a junior in high school, and I want to go into the medical field. I want to do something this summer in order to get ready for college. I was debating whether to do a summer program or apply for an internship instead, I am searching for some opinions on which is...

#internship #summer #medical #program #high-school

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:05 PM

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Posted by Lexy  G.’s Avatar Lexy G.
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Jenn Hatfield | Education Research Assistant It really depends on the specifics of each one. An internship ...

Would you recommend taking classes over the summer for college?

I know many people that spend their college summers taking classes. Would you suggest this? I know that it can help you get ahead to graduate early or to stay on track. #college #classes #courses #summer #class...

#course

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:03 PM

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Posted by Maeve K.’s Avatar Maeve K.
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Rachael Candee Sample | Continuum of Care Manager Summer courses can be a big advantage. I took summer courses ...

Is it possible to study abroad during the summer?

I'm not sure if I want to study abroad during the school year. Are there colleges that offer study abroad programs in the summer or during school breaks like winter break? #travel #study-abroad...

#summer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:03 PM

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Posted by Maeve K.’s Avatar Maeve K.
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Holly Zzxxyzz | Professional Business Support/ IT, Networking Yes. There are programs for international exchange students, for summer. There ...

What should you do over the summer when you are in college?

What are your suggestions for summers during your college years. Should you look for a job or find an internship. #job...

#summer

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Curtis Coatman’s Avatar Colin Bogart’s Avatar Eric Chiquillo’s Avatar Holly Zzxxyzz’s Avatar +4
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:03 PM

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Posted by Maeve K.’s Avatar Maeve K.
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Curtis Coatman | Enterprise Support at LinkedIn Absolutely agree with the above statements. An internship is the best ...

Did you have an internship in high school? For marketing people please.

I'm really interested in working in marketing, and my school said that I should try to get an internship in the summer. But I have plans for camp in the summers and I don't know if I can do an internship. Do I really need an internship? For people who work in marketing, did you have an...

#internship #marketing #summer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:00 PM

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Posted by Julea P.’s Avatar Julea P.
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Danielle Perretty | Director of Marketing, Essential Hi Julea, It's wonderful that you are considering an internship while ...

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