careerBUZZ: 7 Unique Ways to Spend Spring Break

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 5:37pm

Whether you’re on a tight budget, saving-money, wanting some lazy time at home, or just want to keep yourself from going stir-crazy all break here are some options to occupy your time, not your money:

 

1. Go on an Alternative Spring Break

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It’s never too late! Visit the following websites to sign up for an immersive service program for young adults and students to serve communities by volunteering during their spring breaks:

http://www.breakadifference.org

https://www.unitedway.org/get-involved/groups/student/alternative-spring...

http://www.monster.com/career-start/a/5-ways-alternative-spring-break-se...

 

2. Work

College bank accounts are usually starting to dwindle around this time of year. Utilize spring break to bring in an extra couple hundred dollars to help you make it through the rest of the school year.

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3. Volunteer

Between school, activities, and jobs it’s hard to find an opportunity to give back to your community by volunteering your time. Utilize nonprofit organizations in your community and ask if they need volunteers over spring break.

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4. Job Shadow

Shadow a professional in the field you would like to start in after graduation. Reach out to a professional you already know, or utilize The Pomerantz Career Center to have them help you find someone to shadow.

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5. Job and Internship Search

Start your internship and job search early by utilizing time over spring break when the rest of your friends are on a beach somewhere. Utilize the time over break where you don’t have to worry about classes or extracurricular activities to find amazing internship and job opportunities! Make sure and use Hireahawk.com to make your search easy!

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6. RELAX

Last but certainly not least; time off of school should be relaxing. Take advantage of your alone time by sleeping in and binge watching Netflix. Relaxing will make returning to school a lot more manageable.

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-Written by Emily Fisher, Student Blogger

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