Career Questions tagged Volunteering

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Jackie G. Jan 12, 2017 2765 views

What information should I include in a cover letter?

When applying to a job that requires a resume and a cover-letter, what information should I include in the cover letter so that I don't 'repeat' what's on my resume? #college #career #internships #interviews #volunteering #cover-letters...

#job-application

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Kiara S. May 28, 2018 436 views

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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Olivea V. Feb 12, 2017 1818 views

What is the difference between an internship and a volunteer job?

I am a high school student completing my sophomore year and looking for a summer job. Is it better to search for internship opportunities or volunteer opportunities since I have no work experience? #internships #volunteering #first-job #high-school-students #summer-internship...

#work-experience

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Amanda K. Jan 23 94 views

What Types of Translating Opportunities are Offered to Teens?

I'd like to take advantage of the fact that I'm bilingual to volunteer virtually during the pandemic, but most of the opportunities I come across are specifically for people over the age of 18. #high-school-student #translating-opportunities #bilingual...

#volunteering

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Christina L. Dec 01, 2020 180 views

Best extracurriculars for Psychology major?

I am in a community college studying psychology and want to apply to many great schools by the time I transfer! I am interested in getting my masters to become a clinical psychologist or educational counselor after undergrad. However, during the time I am in community college now, I want to...

#psychologist #universityofcalifornia #guidancecounselor #communitycollege #counselor #psychiatrist #clinicalpsychologist #mentor #remotevolunteering #college #psychology #volunteering #university #academiccounselor

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Matthew M. Oct 28, 2016 461 views

Should you be just as involved in college as in high school

Does being involved in clubs get you anything after you graduate? #college...

#volunteering

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Emma R. Feb 02, 2017 530 views

Should I still apply for a scholarship/bursary if I don't fit all the requirements?

My school offers many scholarships and bursaries to students with volunteer experience, however I haven't volunteered in 3 years. If I fit all the other requirements, should I still apply? #scholarships #volunteering #scholarship #volunteer...

#bursary

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Amanda K. Dec 31, 2020 147 views

Virtual Volunteering for Teens Interested in Healthcare

I was wondering what types of virtual volunteering opportunities would be available for high school students looking to contribute to, and gain experience in, healthcare? It seems both my age and virtual approach have limited my options, but I really want to help out somehow. #healthcare...

#volunteering #high-school-students #virtual-volunteering

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Risa M. May 19, 2016 626 views

How do I best prepare myself to not only be an effective, professional, and successful worker but leader?

I'm currently unsure of what exactly I want to do in the future, but I have a heart for at-risk, underrepresented, vulnerable populations, preferably somewhere out of the country. This, however, is a rather broad umbrella topic and I hope to find that career for me through various opportunities...

#volunteer #service #outdoor #leader #volunteering #veterans #homeless #undecided

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Galina B. Apr 14, 2017 605 views

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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Mounia M. Mar 16, 2017 1981 views

What skills do I need to be a good mentor?

I'm curious about becoming a peer mentor to help me gain counseling skills and help me get into the non-profit. #volunteering #counseling #mentoring...

#personal-development

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Ena W. Apr 26, 2017 704 views

Do you think of certificate of appreciation?

When I do some volunteering work in university, I would receive certificate of appreciation about the activity. I keep them. Could I write them in my resume?...

#volunteering

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Ruth G. Sep 01, 2017 655 views

Where can I volunteer in Portland Oregon?

The reason for me asking is because I think it will help with my career choice and get a more understanding on helping people. #make-a-change #volunteering #volunteerism #career #career-counseling...

#career-choice

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Teleola A. Jan 26, 2018 499 views

Must your previous volunteer positions be relevant to job application?

Are employers interested in the type of volunteering you? By this I mean, do employers want people that have volunteered in activities that are directly relevant or related to the jobs they are applying for? (specifically jobs in business/management)Or can any volunteer experience help when...

#business #job-applications #volunteering #job-skills #employer

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Wooju Y. Jul 04, 2016 610 views

Service Hours

High school student here and I realized that service hours are pretty important to get in to a good college. So I have been looking for ways to get service hours. But since I'm usually in a place where it's about an hour away from the nearest urban city, I figured I needed or at least, prefer...

#resume #websites #volunteer-management #college #volunteering

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Ashley H. Dec 08, 2017 465 views

What are some good ways for high school students to gain experience?

I did not have a lot of experience outside of school and volunteering when I started at university, and my brothers are both looking as they could be in the same boat as I was. I have given them a couple of suggestions from things that I learned, however, is there anything that anyone would...

#swimming #coaching #experience #game-design #high-school #engineering #volunteering #sports

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Leslie L. Jan 31, 2018 422 views

What are some volunteer/internships in Dallas for high school students who want to study in the medical field?

I have realized that having medical school opportunities will help you stand out and benefit you in the long run. I have heard about the STARS program but I believe it is too late to apply for that program. #medicine #internships #volunteering...

#help

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Shruthi B. Oct 20, 2016 575 views

How do I, as a high schooler, figure out exactly what I'm interested in career wise?

All my life, I've always wanted to go into medicine, but recently I've been having doubts as 10 years of medical school sounds daunting and expensive. I'm trying to look for more options and see if medicine truly is the path for me so I'm taking a lot of experimental classes such as computer...

#hiring #computer-science #volunteering #psychology #college-major #medicine #graphic-design

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Brenda B. Oct 22, 2016 426 views

What can I do in high school to help prepare myself for earning a degree in medicine?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I've always loved studying biology and anything that had to do with science. I joined clubs at school like Young Leaders in Healthcare and Rady's Children Hospital Club. I'm planning on taking AP Bio, AP Chem, and AP physics, but I want to do more. Are there...

#internships #biology #science #volunteering #medicine

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Hashir A. Nov 02, 2016 638 views

What are some good experiences to add when thinking about applying to medical school?

I'm trying to figure out what are the most important activities that will help me improve my candidacy for medical school. #medicine #graduate #research #medicine-school #volunteering #undergraduate #admissions...

#medcine

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Ella W. Jan 26, 2020 271 views

What are some career or leadership experiences that will help me choose my career

I'm currently interested in business and the STEM world, though I still enjoy playing sports and instrumental music. I would really appreciate any opportunities (online or in-person)! #careerchoice #highschool #stem #business #career #opportunities #internship...

#volunteering

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elissa G. Oct 31, 2016 818 views

Gap Years: Are they worth the hype?

The New York Times discussed Malia Obama's contribution to a 'growing and expensive' gap year trend. Is a gap year a good decision for students who want to learn what life has to offer or is it just a waste of time? Taking into account that a student would do some type of volunteering or...

#travel #gap-year #college #work-life-balance #volunteering #college-applications

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Wenge X. Jul 31, 2016 694 views

Should people attend volunteer activities which are not relevant to their subject?

I used to consider to volunteer to educate people who live in a poor village in Western China. But this may not relevant with my future career. #education #volunteering...

#volunteer

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olive P. Jul 26, 2020 363 views

What category of volunteer work is best for someone who is interested in studying law?

Volunteering is really important to me, before COVID I was volunteering every week through an organization for children and families facing magical challenges. I am still doing projects and teaching through Zoom with them but I am also really interested in adding another volunteer opportunity...

#lawyers #career #volunteer #covid #student #law #students #volunteering

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Bria B. Sep 19, 2016 703 views

Are there any other ways to volunteer for a cause online beside this one?

I want to get more involved in the world and be able to network, or volunteer for activities around the world. The best way as people to connect to each other is through the internet and I want to see if there are other online volunteer options. #volunteering #networking...

#social-networking

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Emily T. Mar 15, 2018 380 views

How can I apply my love for volunteering to my college life in the future?

Volunteering has become a significant part of my life, and I can't imagine life without it. I do a lot of work with kids who have special needs and I want to figure out how to incorporate that into a college atmosphere. #volunteering...

#merceruniversity

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Cristian G. May 24, 2016 871 views

Does having more volunteer work on your resume look better than having regular job experience?

Im a chemical engineering student in my senior year and because my major makes it hard for me to have a job, i only have time to do volunteer work. i want to know if that can help me in being considered for a job. #college #engineering #engineer #interviews #volunteering #volunteer...

#hire

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Joy Z. Jan 25, 2018 524 views

How does volunteering help you get into college?

At what level would volunteer hours help you get into college? people did a lot of volunteer works, but I don't know how do that would help you get into college. what information do people get from the volunteer works? #college #volunteerhours #collegeadives #collegeadministration...

#college-admissions #volunteering #extracurriculars #college-advice