You always hear about how important internships are in college, and how companies want young people with experience. But what about high school? I never expected a high-school internship opportunity to be as beneficial as my time at Deeter Gallaher Group, and I couldn’t be more grateful that I learned so much. Even though it was a short five months, I feel more prepared for college from this experience than I do from any of my other high school classes.
Helping women ramp up their businesses, not only to add jobs, but to increase profitability and financial independence, is one challenge I’m looking forward to discussing at The Wall Street Journal Women in the Economy Task Force, on April 30—May 2.