About the Speakers
About the Hosts
OpportuniTeens aims to provide teens with information regarding internships, college readiness programs, and other opportunities. These various opportunities are researched and compiled by us in hopes of helping all students to find jobs where they can develop relevant skills in their future college majors/jobs.
SuccessBaseMass is a youth-run organization that lists free, accessible extracurricular opportunities for high school students. In doing so, SuccessBaseMass aims to give low income students the opportunity to explore their interests without barriers, in preparation for future success.
LinkedIn Speaker: Jennifer MacNeil
Jennifer MacNeil started MacNeil Marketing Solutions in January 2015 with the mission of working with fast growing organizations focused on spreading positive impact to their communities who are seeking to outsource and advance their marketing efforts. Acting as Marketing Director for all clients, she keeps budgets efficient and resources robust by pulling in her vetted network of specialists as needed. Her clients are predominantly in the energy industry.
Jennifer also owns Jennifer MacNeil Photography, a portrait and event photography company that she started in January 2009. Her photography skills bring added benefit to her marketing clients’ visual library for their digital campaigns.
Prior to 2009, she worked in marketing roles in television, publishing, architecture & engineering, and speech & occupational therapy.
Jennifer supports her local community’s back pack drives (which provide all students the needed school supplies) and food pantry. Globally, she supports www.charitywater.org and the universal need for everyone to have clean water to drink.
Resume Speaker: Izabella Zamora
Izabella is a student at MIT studying Biology and EECS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science). She is an Undergrad Researcher at the Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer Research focused on solid tumor immunology and targeted immunotherapies. Previously she has interned at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, researching highly heat resistant bacteria and ways to reduce space equipment contamination. Among other things, she is involved in MIT Sandbox, Office of Engineering Outreach Programs, Code for Good, and Sigma Kappa Sorority. Hobbies include Monopoly, baking, and ice skating.
About this Workshop
SuccessBaseMass is partnering with Opportuniteens in hosting a 2-day resume building workshop for high school students. On the first day, students will learn the basics of writing a resume, and will be assisted in creating or editing their own resumes in real time. On the second day, students will be walked through the basics of LinkedIn, and will be assisted in creating or editing their own LinkedIn accounts.
Resume Workshop: Saturday, March 13, 2021 4:00pm-6:00pm EST
LinkedIn Workshop: Sunday, March 14, 2021, 4:00pm-6:00pm EST
Learning resume structure
The best use of language when writing a resume
Attractive resume layouts
Understanding the power of LinkedIn
How to best network online
Fundamental parts of a LinkedIn account