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Friday
May252012

Need Summer Jobs That Matter?...By: Forrest Teutsch

I'm going to assume that if you are reading this then you will be attending Green Mountain College, am I right? Even if you're not, keep reading. Well, under that assumption I will also assume that it really couldn't hurt you to have a job. You could go out and take the classic retail job making minimum wage and grinding out the day doing mindless work, or you could work in an enviroment that encompasses what you love and will make an impact in the world today...and also your resume.

What I am talking about is JobsForAGoodCause. This is a job provided by the Fund for the Public Interest and they appear across the country sometimes under different names. In Massachusetts you can find them through MASSPIRG and it varies by state. At the Fund for the Public Interest, they have been organizing campaigns to protect the environment and stand up for the public interest for more than 25 years. You can work with them and gain valuable skills mobilizing and building citizen support, activating the media around critical issues and running petition drives for important campaigns. These jobs typically have you canvass areas of cities collecting donations for the current cause that may be reducing greenhouse gas emmisions, installing solar, or many other topics.

If you are attending Green Mountain College this is the perfect job for you! Essentially these go hand in hand as they are both extremely focused on sustainability and environmental protection. This job would look great on your resume for when you are applying for internships or other jobs and you will learn material that will most certainly be covered at Green Mountain as well. Today the job market is about connections and this job will give you connections in areas that are well suited for the typical Green Mountain student.

 

Learn more here!!! http://fundforthepublicinterest.org/

Reader Comments (6)

I agree, we can also help people with their resume for Green Mountain using our on-line resume builder . Best of luck in your endeavours.

May 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoe @ Resume Builder

Heloica excellent alternative energy, we need to mature a lot to learn to manage this resource for us and get the best of it.

Juan Carlos.

You have posted some very good information. However, in order to secure more job interviews, you must have a professionally crafted, high impact, resume, clearly listing your skills and abilities.
You can find several more useful tips on Resume Writing at Sample Resumes

Good job ...keep it up..

July 9, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterresume builder

I appreciate your work. Good :) Keep it going :)

July 26, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSteve Donovan

Last summer, my son got a job working at the boat dock at the lake. Not only did he make good money for next semester, but he also learned more about the outdoors and the importance of keeping and preserving nature. Some days, he would be repairing boats from an old set of boat plans, while on other days he would take small groups out on the lake and do tours of the wildlife along the coastline. Boating can be a great way to create lasting memories too.

October 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBoat Plans

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