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Be Involved! Volunteering, Internship Experience Resources & Resume Info

 
It is important to seek out opportunities through high school to gain experience and new skills that will help you discover your interests, expose you to new career fields and build your professional network. Youth Take Action and Internship Experience encourage you to get involved in your community and learn outside of the classroom. Professional skills such as resume building, interviewing skills, and communicating with employers are key to securing meaningful real-world experiences. Job searching resources are also included on this page for reliable information for working students. 
 
Volunteering and Internship Searching Resources

Looking for a volunteering or internship placement? Check out CMC's database for Volunteering/Internship Opportunities for dozens of ideas!
 
Read this article for tips on How to Find an Internship for strategies and inspiration!
 
CCC also provides great tips on Finding a Internship, including a link to their Job/Internship board available to all students!
 
 
 
Resume Building & Cover Letter Writing
 
Read these tips for Resume Building to assist you in the Internship Experience class and for help when applying to jobs. 
 
Writing professional Cover Letters and emails are important skills to have when interacting with employers.  
 
Career One Stop Resume Guide is a step-by-step guide to creating a professional resume
 

Other Job Search & Career-Related Resources
 
CCC Career Center is a great resource for job & internship searching, resume building 
 
List of reputable sources for Job Searching that CCC has compiled.
 
Read these Professional Interviewing Tips to be ready for your Internship Experience Professional Exit Interview and and part-time job interviews you might have!