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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 Walt Disney Company Announces UNCF Corporate Scholars Program 2015

The Walt Disney Company is partnering with the United Negro College Fund to provide scholarships and professional tools to African American students.

The goals of The Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program is to help create a diverse pipeline of college educated professionals poised to assume fulfilling off-camera careers in entertainment, and to help increase the number of underrepresented minorities employed in the entertainment industry.

Eligibility Requirements:

* Underrepresented African American freshmen, enrolled full-time at a four-year college or university
* Preference will be given to students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU)
* Students must have a demonstrated financial need as verified by their college or university
* Students must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
* Students must have an interest in pursuing an off-camera career in the entertainment industry (e.g. film, television, hospitality management, journalism, media production, digital media, etc.) as demonstrated by submission of an initial essay.


The application process opens March 16, 2015 and closes May 15, 2015. More information here.

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