Summer employment for Club teen members like Brandy provides the opportunity to network, establish relationships with mentors, develop business and social etiquette skills, learn about potential career options, and get a real world perspective on how to become part of an employee team within the workforce.
This fall, Brandy begins her college career at Western Michigan University. While she didn’t always know her life journey would take her to Western Michigan University, she knew that her career goals meant college education. Brandy’s love of sports provided a natural connection to her career choice of becoming an athletic trainer. Working in preventing, diagnosing and treating sports injuries is no easy task, and Brandy is dedicated to the education that will get her to that goal.
Nearly 3.2 million students will earn a college degree this year. Earning a college degree is much more than an admirable goal for many students; it’s a smart investment in their future. For the right student, choosing to earn a college degree offers a financially successful future. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree typically make double the annual salary of a high school graduate with no college or technical post-secondary education.