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Many employers are looking for candidates who not only have education. They also want experience. The necessary experience can be hard to come by if you're working a part-time job and going to school full time. It may seem you just can't win. Let this Examiner provide you will some resources to set you on the path to a service learning opportunity or an internship.

Service Learning

AmeriCorps--VISTA

AmeriCorps--NCCC

Peace Corps

Teach for America

Habitat for Humanity

Internships

America's Future Workforce

Idealist.org

www.eco.org

www.dcinternships.org

www.tvjobs.com/intern

http://www.hersheyjobs.com/internships/professional.php

To have a great internship experience or get the most of your service learning project, according to How to Get Any Job with Any Major, you'll need:

  • Opportunity to work at or slightly above your skill level
  • Formalized acculturation program
  • Established program, with committed resources, and a clearly assigned supervisor or mentor
  • Exposure to various departments and/or functions
  • A defining project and, if at all possible, a resulting project
  • An established channel of consideration for permanent hire
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