I was an Internship Coordinator for 10 years, so I am used to encouraging students to seek internships. One of the most important aspects of summer is skill building, and that could come in many forms, including internships, summer jobs and even volunteering.
This article from Forbes sums up all of the benefits to building transferrable skills and many great options you may not have considered before now. Check it out, and maybe you will be surprised by ways a summer job can be beneficial to your resume!
Best Summer Jobs For College Students – Forbes Advisor
Also, if seeking opportunities in and around the Pittsburgh area, then don’t miss Pitt’s Summer Job and Volunteer Fair coming up on April 5. The list of recruiting organizations can be found on the link below.