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Gaining Experience by volunteering.

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by Special Brew, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Special Brew

    Special Brew Nibble Poster

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    Hello,

    I'm looking for my first IT job, though I have no experience or Certificates, I'm offering my services for free. I have a letter ready to be sent to small companies with, let's say, 5 - 10 employees, so they don't have an in house IT department, but big enough to require some help.

    Anyways, I was just wondering what type of companies would have a small amount of employees and may require IT help 'for free'.

    If there is any other help or information, please post away and remember, I appreciate it very much.

    Special Brew!
     
  2. wagnerk
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    wagnerk aka kitkatninja Moderator

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    Have you tried contacting your local schools to see if they will accept IT volunteers?

    -Ken
     
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  3. Special Brew

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    Hi Wagnerk,

    Yes I have contacted all of the surrounding schools within a 10 - 20 mile radious with no luck.

    Do you have any other ideas? This means alot to me, but nobody seems to want to give me a chance. how can i show them i'm worth while?

    Thanks,


    Special Brew
     

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