This just in…a new study published by Millennial Branding and Internships.com revealed that high school students are more career- minded and entrepreneurial than college students.
Check this out — half of the participants of the study are in high school internship programs (yes, you read that right) and more of them are seeking volunteer experiences than college students. Employers agree that internships give high schoolers an inside edge in order to get into better colleges, better college internships and higher paying jobs.
Dan Schawbel, founder of Millennial Branding and New York Times bestselling author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success, told us:
“In today’s economy, students have to start building their careers in high school in order to better compete in the college admissions process, for college internships and eventually full-time jobs. By gaining work experience in high school, you will be more confident in your major and career selection in college and have a competitive advantage throughout the rest of your life.”
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