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Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

The nonprofit Year Up connects community college students with internships — and gives them vital skills along the way.
Kelcei Williams says Year Up helped her realize that her previous jobs actually gave her a bunch of transferable skills. She's a team leader. She learns fast. And she can solve problems on the spot. Source: Amr Alfiky

For many college students, a crucial step on the path to a good job — or career — is the internship. It's a chance to gain vital experience and prove yourself to employers.

But to get that internship, you need a network, and a good resume. Both are things many students struggle with, especially those at community colleges.

Students like Kelcei Williams. She attends Northern Virginia Community College in Woodbridge, Va. When she got to campus,

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