Fellows received live support in updating their professional resumes, preparing them to apply for internships.
“I got a lot of great feedback for my resume and how to improve it. “
Fellows connected with volunteers from different professional backgrounds to learn about important skills, understand possible paths, and practice their interviewing skills.
Fellows from all ANY sites practiced their elevator pitches while networking with volunteers across the country.
“It was so fun! I got to meet many volunteers and hear their stories, which was amazing.”
“Got great feedback from volunteers!”
“It was a really great opportunity to meet other students and those in the work industry.”
Career Days give our Fellows an up-close look at different career paths and connects their workshop learnings to the real world. Volunteers at the host company share their career path and details about necessary education and training for success. Fellows have the opportunity to listen to ask questions, network, and get exposure to different workplace environments.
Interested in hosting a Career Day at your company? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org!
"I had a chance to moderate a panel of Harrison Street's first-generation college graduates last week. Thank you all for sharing your stories with me and the other first-gen students from America Needs You. You all are an inspiration!"
- Jessica, Volunteer
"Had a wonderful time touring the Merck Research Laboratories in Rahway and was in awe with the entire Campus and it’s history. Such an insightful and memorable experience meeting all the professionals and graduate students. Hopefully this won’t be the last time I’m there! Thank you to America Needs You and Merck for making this possible!" - Belmarie, FellowMerck
"I had a great time at the Blackstone Career Day event to network and learn about more opportunities within the Alternative Investments industry. Thank you, America Needs You for sponsoring this event." - Annie, FellowBlackstone
"Such an impactful opportunity! Always a pleasure working with the America Needs You team to bring Citi’s mission of enabling progress to life!"- Reem, VolunteerCiti