Summer Experience: An action guide to build resume-worthy skills & experiences

If you are trying to figure out what to do this summer, there are still plenty of options to gain valuable experience and build resume-worthy skills!

Many students are concerned about not being able to land a great internship and how this may impact their future job opportunities. The good news is that employers are most interested in students demonstrating resilience, adaptability, and creativity in how they utilized their time this summer versus just landing the “perfect” internship.

We have gathered ideas that you can use right now and throughout the summer to build new skills, gain experience, and develop relationships. Decide which options – work, serve or learn – feels right to you, and get started!


Hear alumni perspectives on why “experience” is important

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