Colleges clubs can enrich students’ experiences during their college career. It brings students with the same interests together. It allows students to have personal interaction with people of different backgrounds such as language, religions and economic status. Participation in one or various college clubs provides students an opportunity to enhance their personal and professional development.
College clubs participation is a good way to create a well-developed resume for future job opportunities. Students involved in college clubs can learn skills and habits useful for future jobs. For example, while working on projects where teamwork, discipline and project management is crucial for its success, students learn valuable character traits such productivity, organization and time management.
Clubs may be geared toward promoting personal connection while promoting ethical business, interpersonal and intercultural communication. Other club activities may include community service, guest speakers, mentoring and counseling that enhance student’s self-esteem, intellect and physical condition.
Some clubs can have a wealth of information about a particular field of knowledge and career opportunities.
Members are able to participate in activities hand in hand with peers, professors, mentors, advisors and community leaders. Students are provided with opportunities to enhance their communication and public speaking skills.
Many employers require applicants to be able to participate in multiple projects. The applicant’s organization skills and communication abilities are imperative in advancing in their job. Students who are active in college clubs can be better prepared to speak clearly during interviews, demonstrate better rapport and interaction with public. College clubs provide greater access to social and community network. By establishing these contacts, students are able to begin their professional network before graduation.
Career advisors recommend that a resume should have all professional, volunteer and extracurricular activity experiences that highlight an applicant’s strengths.
Thus, they can show to the employer how they have successfully communicated, worked under pressure and engaged in project management, and so on.
All of these skills and abilities acquired in college clubs are highly appealing to employers. They want candidates who can work well with interpersonal communication, ethics and a sense of community service.
College clubs are a great advantage for students to engage in activities that can enrich their personal and professional development. Take a look to the diverse selection of student clubs and organizations at SLCC. Some are of general interest and others have a specific focus of interest.