Job Searching Tips

  • BHS works with local businesses to support and advertise jobs for high school students. It is important that all students have an entry-level resume and cover letter template prepared that accurately highlights their skills to potential employers.
    We offer the following services in Advisory class to help support students to find jobs, internships, etc. that will help them take a step toward their professional goals.

    Resume Writing
    Students will learn how to create an electronic resume that has been professionally edited by our staff to help students highlight their best assets. This resume assignment is a culminating project requirement and will be explained to students during advisory.
    * Resume Assignment (Grade 10) during Advisory class 
    * Resume Assignment (Grade 11) during Advisory class

    Cover Letter Development
    Students will learn how to create a Job Application Cover Letter that has been edited by our staff to help students demonstrate their ability to write persuasively and write a cover letter that can be used again-and-again with basic changes. This cover letter assignment is a culminating project requirement and will be explained to students during cohort. The following is a quick link to information and samples for a job application cover letter:


    Job Interview Tips
    BHS students' Advisor will schedule a mock interview for any student who wants to practice interviewing for a position. This has helped many students acquire positions and feel more at ease during initial interviews.