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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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The Children's Museum of Atlanta 2014 Summer Camps

Adventure Camp 
Session I: June 9-13
Session 2: June 16-20
Ages 4-6 years
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Monday - Friday

Summer is made for adventure! Perfect for younger children and first time campers, Adventure Camp is designed for children to explore the Museum’s learning zones in-depth while having exciting new experiences.  Decorating camp t-shirts, creating unique crafts, learning yoga are just some of the adventurous activities campers will experience.  Adventure Campers will also have outdoor play in the Museum’s own front yard at Centennial Olympic Park.

Discovery Science Camp 
Session 1: June 2-7
Session 2: June 23-27 - SOLD OUT
Ages 5-9 years
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Eureka!  Calling all young scientists to experiment, get messy, and learn through hands-on science. Using their imaginations and household items, children will develop their own hypotheses to test while being immersed in science. Creating new ideas will empower them explore the world around them.  Exploration Station - the Museum’s rolling science exhibit – will help children investigate and learn about the inner workings of their bodies including the five senses, how their lungs work and the intricacies of the brain. From making glop to taking things apart, this camp offers a jam packed week of fun for children.

Imaginator Theater Camp 
Two-Week Session: June 9-13 and June 16-20*
Camper must attend both weeks.
Ages 6-9 years
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Monday - Friday
To be or not to be…there’s no question! Perfect for the youngest actors, children will join the Imaginators – the Museum’s professional troupe of actors and educators – for this sellout two week theatrical camp. Children will create their own original theatrical production by working together to learn how to create characters, write the script as a team, audition for roles, rehearse, and perform for an audience.   At the end of the second week, campers will give a special performance of their play for parents, friends, and museum guests

Dream. Design. Build. Camp
June 30-July 3
Ages 4-9 years
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Monday - Thursday; Limited Spaces Available)
4 Day Camp (Independence Day is Friday and Camp will be closed)
Does your child like boxes more than the toys that came in them? Are the always trying to build a fort? If so, this is the camp for them. Your camper will design, build and complete a finished product that will be on display during the last day of camp for all Museum visitors to see including the camper's family.

All Camps include the following:
  • Fun play on The Children's Museum of Atlanta exhibit floor
  • Playground fun at Centennial Olympic Park
  • Fun Friday (Thrilling Thursday for Dream. Design. Build. Camp) Water play at the Centennial Olympic Park Fountains and $5.50 Pizza Party (pizza purchase optional and not required to participate)
  • Walking Field Trip - Small fee may apply
Reserve online here.


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