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Teachers’ domain: Career planning, teaching fellows, achievements and summer internships to set you apart

Professional development In the teachers’ domain, career planning includes the creation of a professional development plan that will set the teacher apart as a professional who moves beyond traditional training. Participation in summer internships, teaching fellows programs and other achievements are an integral part of preparing for the challenges of working in an education system that increasingly holds teachers accountable for the performance of their students. Read more

Is teaching for you? Finding your place and reaching your goals

Is teaching for you?Some college students feel the calling to become a teacher. It’s a noble profession, and in many times in history and in many cultures, the teacher is held in high regard. Luckily, there are many volunteer, internship and student teaching programs, such as Teach for America and AmeriCorps, for college students and graduates to get a taste of the teaching profession and to give back to the community. Read more

College majors: Are you on track to one of the highest paying jobs in the US?

One of the toughest college decisions is what to major in — especially since this is a choice that will impact your entire future. Perhaps you haven’t declared a major yet. Or, maybe, you have already declared a major but you are still unsure as to whether it’s a good fit for you. If you aren’t sure about the direction of your future, then check out some of the best college majors to help get you on track for the highest paying jobs in the US. Not necessarily interested in waiting years for compensation? No worries. We have a list of the best post-graduate salary jobs for you too! Read more

Summer job alternatives: 10 ways to gain work experience if you didn’t get a job

Volunteering for town beautification

Volunteering for town beautification

Didn’t get a job this summer? There are still plenty of ways to gain work experience and build your resume! We’ve compiled a helpful list of 10 ways college students and recent graduates can constructively spend their free time this summer.

  1. Volunteer:  Whether you have a charity or cause close to your heart, or a community event is in need of additional hands, volunteering produces a feeling of self-worth and fulfills civic duty. Regardless of the capacity in which you choose to volunteer, it will certainly promote good will. Read more

Five best summer jobs for college students — Build your resume and begin your career path

Entrepreneur Erin Heale

Entrepreneur Erin Heale sells ice cream (© Jim Cole/AP Images)

Summer brings sunshine and a break from studying, but it also brings an opportunity for summer employment. You have a chance to begin building your resume and establishing your first steps on a career path. Not to mention, you’ve also got a chance to earn some much-needed money for expensive tuition bills and book costs.

Our team at Questia tracked down the most-talked about summer employment opportunities that will mean more than just a paycheck.  Read on to learn how you can land one of these top jobs this summer: Read more