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6 Ways to Get a Job During and After College

February 10, 2011 By: Category: The working student No Comments →

With thousands of recent college graduates scrambling to find a job, you may be a little concerned about your ability to find a job during and after college.   The good news is, there are a ton of resources on most college campuses to help, but most students fail to take advantage of them. Here’s a list of forgotten college resources you should know about . . .


What Are You Really Going to College For?

October 19, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, The working student 2 Comments →

Are You Going to College For…..

an experience, yes.  Broadening your horizons and expanding your knowledge, of course. Ultimately, though, you’re looking for the key that will unlock the door to the career you desire.  Does it matter which college you choose? If you’re focused on IT jobs or maybe jobs in finance – will the school you choose make a difference? (more…)

First Generation Students: Get a Job to Cover Your College Cost

May 15, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, The working student 2 Comments →

College is expensive. That is a declarative statement. It is expensive and, for any teen who understands the value of a dollar, the staggering numbers are intimidating. For those who are the first ones in their family to undergo the process of pursuing a 4-year college/university education in the U.S., these numbers can be utterly debilitating. This is why, for first generation students especially, working while is a must.


Summer Job Search 2009

March 30, 2009 By: Category: Campus Life, The working student 11 Comments →

Competition Heats Up this Summer

In today’s economy, the unemployed are grabbing jobs wherever they can find them and this means teenagers and college students are going to see more competition for summer jobs. Yet, it isn’t all bad news because some employers prefer to hire young people, especially for seasonal jobs, and there are some areas where youth employment is getting a boost.


  Young girl finds a summer job as a waitress, Photo by Paul Tomlins