Are you hoping to make some extra cash? Perhaps you would like experience to put on your resume? Hoopla offers many digital resources that can help you research career paths, apply for jobs, and gain experience through internships and volunteer work.
Applying for a Job
Here are some books that can help you land a job by teaching you how to search for work, network with others, apply for openings, and interview. Some books will also help you gain soft skills that can help you to apply for and keep a job.
Even if you do not have direct experience in a particular job field, you can start gaining soft skills– skills that will help you to succeed in any career path. This book will teach you how to make decisions by planning for the future and how to communicate those decisions.
Have you ever been told, “It’s not what you know, but who you know?” Learn how to build relationships with others that can help you find potential jobs and maybe even be hired.
Internships and Volunteer Opportunities
Getting hired can sometimes be easier if you can put relevant work history on your resume. If you have never held a job before, however, you can build your resume with internships and volunteer experiences. Such opportunities can also help you discover if you are still interested in a particular field or not. These books will help you explore some of your options.
Learn about opportunities in zoos, aquariums, local companies, websites, labs and research facilities, the robotics industry, aeronautics, and the chemical engineering, energy, and pharmaceuticals industries.
Discover how to find internship and volunteer openings, learn how to network, and write a stellar resume for a career in the digital field.
College, Technical School, and More
Depending on how you envision your future, you may want to pursue options that are different from simply enrolling in college after high school. These books will help you think about what kind of training you may need for the job you want.
Silvanich prompts readers to consider different factors when applying for college, such as the possibility of a gap year and how finances could affect their choices. She also guides readers through the application process.
Is the high cost of college worth it? Can students expect to earn back the money they took out in loans? This book analyzes college as a financial investment and also explores alternatives to a college degree.