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7 Essential Things to Do the Summer Between High School and College

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 06.10.2016 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

You did it! You are going to college, congrats! As you finish off high school and enjoy end-of-year celebrations, you'll want to start looking toward your summer. Here are my top tips on what you'll need to accomplish before leaving for college.

An Open Letter to Summer Interns Looking to Make the Most of their Experience (Part 1)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.10.2016 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

You've worked hard to get this opportunity and you want to make sure you get the most out of it. During the remaining weeks of your internship, think of this opportunity as a chance to "try on" a new role, or possibly several new roles if you're given the chance to rotate through different areas of the organization.

The Demise of the Summer Job

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Janet Eve Josselyn

From what I've learned, these expensive unpaid internships afford students an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and acquire new skill sets. Like a job at a fast food restaurant wouldn't also provide those things, along with a paycheck.

5 Ways to Make Money Before the End of Summer

Her Campus | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Her Campus

Handling money in the summer is like putting a load of socks through the laundry. Somehow, you lose one, never to be seen or worn again. It isn't a big deal for the most part because it's just one sock. But then you lose another couple, and one day your feet are freezing and you are left to do without.

Help Your Kids Get Their Summer Jobs

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

I'm sure they're happily looking forward to sleeping-in, unstructured days, mindless hours of video games and eating you out of house and home. Wait! Don't panic. There's still time for them to line up a summer job.

5 Tips to Help Your Teen Score a Summer Job

Beth Kobliner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Beth Kobliner

As parents, there comes a time when our kids want to -- or have to -- work in order to earn some money.

How to Improve Your Resume Even If You Didn't Have a Summer Internship

Her Campus | Posted 10.11.2013 | College
Her Campus

It's a vicious cycle; you can't get a job without experience, and you can't get experience without a job. So what's the big secret?

A Summer Job vs. A Living Wage

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Leslie K. Stein

Just as Social Security was to supplement one's retirement -- not be the total retirement plan -- minimum wage jobs were not intended to be long-term careers.

Young People Employed At Lowest Levels Since WWII

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ashley Williams Teen unemployment is ...

Teen Makes Thousands In This 'Sweet' Summer Job (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2012 | Teen

Breanna Simon has a sweet summer job. Thanks to an idea from a friend, she bought an old FedEx delivery truck on Craigslist and turned it into her own...

Visually Impaired Teen Creates Braille Menus (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.23.2012 | Teen

Approximately 11 million Americans are visually impaired, but when was the last time you saw a Braille menu in a restaurant? This summer, 15-year-old ...

Will Mayor Lee's New Program Keep Teenagers In San Francisco?

Sarah Medina | Posted 04.16.2012 | San Francisco

On Thursday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee rolled out a project near and dear to his heart: a summer employment initiative aimed at homeless and low-inco...

How to Find a Summer Job or Internship

Scott Gamm | Posted 07.04.2011 | College
Scott Gamm

In the new world of social media, Twitter and Facebook are valuable resources for finding jobs and internships.

Teen Walks From Florida To DC To Raise Awareness For Homeless Kids

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

David Ashby, a 14 year old honor-roll student from central Florida, is planning to spend the summer walking the 1,100 miles from Orlando to Washington...