The Power of Volunteering providing jobs to students right out of college

By Rachel Horvath

Student volunteering is beneficial as it makes it possible for students to be prepared for a job right out of college.

When students add volunteering to a resume, it looks better to a future employer and increases the applicants chance on getting a job.

Students who volunteer, receive more job interviews and have a higher job placement rate than those who do not.

Building relationships while volunteering can give students personal links into their career fields.


Created with images by US Department of Education - "SAD_Hortons_Kids 102" • sasint - "hospital assistance care for" • Stefan_Schranz - "operation operating room doctor" • J Wynia - "postitresume" • adabara - "job interview colleagues business" • COD Newsroom - "Career Fair at College of DuPage 2014 54" • Samuel Mann - "Dunedin Internship Speed Dating 2012" • vastateparksstaff - "75th Anniversary Volunteers"

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