How can a high school student get involved in technology?
I'm a junior in high school in San Francisco and technology really interests me, but my schools doesn't offer engineering classes or anything. I looked for programs outside of school, but all of them require some sort of previous technology experience, which I have never had (however I did have a job as a database manager). I really want to put something on my resume/college application that has to do with technology/engineering but I have no idea what/how I get involved! I would love some input.
Asked By: Marlene - 11/26/2011
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You might consider talking with your school counselor or maybe a local college program adviser about training progams. Someone at the employment office might be able to put you in contact with an agency that can help. I know that some manufactures and high-tech companies offer a type of work study program for people... More
Answered By: Bob D - 11/26/2011
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Does your school offer a club called BPA (Bussniess Professionals of America)? It is a compition/event/skills type of a club that has much to do with technology. It is a way to expand your knowledge in technology and get awards for doing so. A VERY good thing to have on a college resume. Check out the website for more... More
Answered By: Shell Fish - 11/26/2011
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