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How to Build a Resume That Stands Out Visually To Help Your Teen Land Their First Job

Creating a captivating resume that sparkles bright enough to catch an employer's attention is an art on its own terms.

With the ramp up pressure kids experience at school and the need to sign up to too many extracurricular activities, it’s no surprise how the number of teens employed have been declining over the past decades.
There are many benefits (and risks) of adolescent employment. The decision to allow your teen to have an after school job should be a well thought-out family decision based on how well they can manage responsibilities, time management and money.

But if your teen is ready to take the plunge the first thing they need to figure out is how to build a resume that stands out even if they don’t have any work experience.

But where to start? How do can you create a snapshot of your ambitions, show your strengths and interests and captive an employers attention?
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Fernbank Science Center announces 2014 Astronomy Day Schedule

Fernbank Science Center will host a celebration of National Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 10th from 11 AM until 3 PM. This event is open to the public and geared toward all ages. It will feature informational literature, family activities, a chance to win a telescope, and an array of planetarium shows.

The highlight of Astronomy Day will be a lecture by Cal Tech’s Dr. Jean Paul Ampuero, a professor of seismology, who will present a lecture on “Earth's Cocktail Party: Deciphering the Physics of Earthquakes With Networks of Seismic Arrays.” Dr. Ampuero will survey recent developments on the use of seismic arrays to provide unprecedented imaging of the development, process, and effects of earthquakes. His talk will focus on implications for our knowledge of how our planet (and others) work. Dr. Ampuero’s lecture, in the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium, will be free of charge, with regular admission charged for other planetarium shows.

Planetarium schedule for May 10th:
11 AM:  The Sky tonight
12 PM:   One World, One Sky
1 PM:    Lecture by Dr. Jean Paul Ampuero, Cal Tech
2 PM:    Molecularium
3 PM:    Mars Quest
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More information: or contact Dr. Ed Albin, Fernbank Science Center,


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