Finding The Best Internship For You, In High School, Can Lead To The Next Step In Your Career Journey
Internships are an excellent way to gain practical work experience, while you are still in high school. However, as a high schooler, it can sometimes be difficult to find available positions. It actually continues to be a common issue that many internship roles are aimed at older students, or even college graduates. If you're looking to find an internship, as a teenager, then here are a few great places to start your search.
Stride K12’s Internship Search Tool For Internship Opportunities, While In High School
If you already have a strong idea of what kind of internship you are looking for (and what general career field you’d be passionate about pursuing), then you will likely find Stride’s Internship Search Tool to be of terrific benefit. There are a wide variety of opportunities listed here on this portal. Be sure to take a look!
Tallo For Internship Opportunities, While In High School
Tallo is a relatively new platform that matches you with a wide range of internship or apprenticeship opportunities. Tallo.com is excellent because the entire platform is for high schoolers, making it incredibly easy to find opportunities specifically for your age group. With its user-friendly experience, and wide range of postings, Tallo is sure to help you find opportunities.
Career Boards For Internship Opportunities, While In High School
Most company websites have a job/career board, on which they post new opportunities. If you are interested in working with a specific company, then be sure to check out their career pages frequently, in case they have a new internship posted that would be a good fit for you.
Direct Emails For Internship Opportunities, While In High School
Although it may be a little bit nerve-racking, reaching out to a company directly, to see if they would be willing to onboard you as an intern, is another great strategy. While you may not get a response to every email you send out, some companies will be impressed by your initiative and give you a chance.
Success Coaches For Internship Opportunities and Overviews, While In High School
Adults at your school are another great resource for finding internships. Whether it be a guidance counselor or career coach, many of the adults at your school will be privy to internship opportunities in your area. Stride Career Prep Success Coaching for teens helps prepare students for life after high school, and working with a Success Coach can aid students in selecting the optimal internship experiences for their overall career goals.
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