Think Broadly. Learn Deeply.
Includes questions and tasks to get you organized, with links to resources to get you started.
Relationships matter: Your reputation = Future Reference
Be a reference: Caution! You word and reputation rides on your honest assessment
Seek opportunities to expand your network
Don't be Afraid to Ask: Asking for a reference
Key Question: Do I have and keep a list of people I have met and worked with?
Describe your past work in terms of:
Key Question: Do I have an "internal resume" with a pictures, documents, or other artifacts for each)?
Create a LinkedIn Profile.
How to manage your online reputation (do not post anything you would not want your future employer to see)
Student Profile Checklist (LinkedIn)
Learn, Create, Review Code on Git Hub
Create a website (e.g. GoDaddy)
Create a Blog - Express thoughtful perspectives (with future employment in mind)
Key question: How can I provide online access to examples of my work?
Virtual Internships in College: (Parker Dewey)
Find an Internship (Chegg Internships)
Ask for an information interview and inquire about internships.
Ask relatives and friends to introduce you to people working in an area of interest
Build your resume and adapt it, here is a template for high school resumes from the ladders.com.
Key Question: Do early work experiences make me more or less likely to find a job I want?
Find a Career and Technical Education (CTE) school program near you & inquire about job certifications you can earn in school
Key Question: Which employer-recognized certificates are relevant to my employment goals?