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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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Zumper Apartments Scholarship




We know from our time at college that school is expensive, so our friends at Zumper wants to help you out with a $1,000 scholarship. They’re looking for outstanding students who have helped their classmates or community in a tremendous way. Maybe you started a club that raised $10,000 for charity, or championed recycling and sustainable practices across campus. Whatever it is, we’d love to hear about it!

Eligibility
Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2015 is eligible to apply.

How to apply
To apply, please submit a short piece of writing, that includes the following:

  1. How you've impacted your fellow student body or community.
    An intro to housing near your school. Where are the best areas for students to live? You can also include up to 5 original images from around campus. If we like them, we may include them on our site and mobile apps (accredited to you of course!). Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their application materials.
  2. Please submit through Zumper ScholarshipApplication Form.

Deadlines
Spring · April 15, 2015
Winter · November 15, 2015
We plan to continue the Scholarship every semester.



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