6. Job Shadowing,Internships Volunteering, Apprenticeships, and Networking


Job Shadowing,Internships Volunteering, Apprenticeships, and Networking

After the interview, you try Job Shadowingfor the company you just interviewed,(Job Shadowing Guide) or tryan onlinejob shadow.This would give you an invaluable experience of on-the-job training, and the chance to usenetworkingskills.Internshipsare relatively new to the U. S., but they are an excellent way to introduce you to the work world.

An Apprenticeshipis another way to get experience and an understanding of what is involved in a career of your choice.(Also check apprenticeships on theCAP Center) Want a successful career? Want to further your education without racking up debt? Get started on your pathway to a successful career and enroll in aWork Place Apprenticeshipsprogram.

Volunteeringis an excellent way to discover yourself, and opportunities.An organization such asGlobal Volunteerswill not only give you actual experience; it will have a very positive contribution to your college application or career resume form. View thisessay by Cassi Kayto see an example of this. If you want to set similar goalsThe Peace Corpsoffers volunteer programs that may be the right fit for you. Get your feet wet withWet Feet.

Projects, Networking, and Google News Alerts

Possibly for extra credit, and with your teachers' approval, you could contact one of your teachers, and suggest extra credit for the following "Project" found on the CAP Center site. Print out the forms from the "Project," and give them to your teacher.

Finally, you can createGoogle Alerts.Google alerts will continue to search for your search query for as long as you want it to, and it will email you whenever it finds something new on the Internet.

NetworkingEssentially, networking is getting to know people who can help you develop your career prospects”.Monster.com

Thomas Wilson 2016