Student Voices

Student Spotlight: A Summer Splash with EAW

My name is Gabe Schenker, and this summer I am working at Education at Work as the University Partnerships Intern. In my position, I help to identify and pursue opportunities for EAW expansion to new college campuses and business clients, and I will also be working on some campus engagement initiatives with our existing partner…

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Student Spotlight: The American Dream Fueled by Education at Work

I keep hearing that inequality and flawed systems have killed the American Dream. Today’s news is littered with social and political turmoil so discouraging that it shakes me to my core. However, I firmly believe that the American Dream, which once fueled the entire nation, is still alive and well. Through my story, I intend…

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Student Spotlight: Creating a Post-Graduation Career Roadmap

Planning for the future and setting professional and personal goals can set you up for success and set you apart from your peers. Even more so, confidence in strengths, talents, and short and long-term goals are appealing attributes to any employer in today’s competitive professional arena. However, becoming successful at developing professional and personal goals…

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Are You Job Ready? Dionne’s Student Voice

With summer here and school out, there are vast number of students – in both high school and college – looking for jobs. I got my first job with Education at Work almost straight out of high school in 2014. I’ve had this job going on three years in June. But before getting the job,…

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Are You Job Ready? De’Voe’s Student Voice

Finding a job that’s right for you can take some time and effort. If it is your first time looking for a job, or if you are looking to change jobs you may want to examine your goals and skills. The job search will require you to make many decisions about what kind of work…

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Choosing the Right Employer

Choosing the right employer can be tough. There will be challenges when investigating an employer’s performance on a complex range of issues. In order to be better prepared for this decision, consider the following: Do your research. Research the organization through its website and consider its genuine commitment to ethical business practices. Do you see…

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Part-time Jobs: It’s NOT All About The Cash

Choosing a college major is like trying to pick out the best jelly bean from a whole jar of options. Sometimes the first choice is so overwhelmingly perfect that you go to the store and buy a bag of only that one flavor for four years. However, life isn’t always that sweet. Other times, you…

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