Applications for Gorge Works paid summer internships for 2019 are due February 15.

If you can use a little help getting ready, Gorge Works is offering two drop-in help sessions for resumés and cover letters. Drop in any time between 2 and 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, or Tuesday, February 12, at the Port of The Dalles, Gorge Works’ headquarters.

Find us at 3636 Klindt Drive, The Dalles. Help sessions are in the ground floor board room, entered at the south side of the building (left when facing the building).

Does your resumé or cover letter need some polish? Here are a few ideas on how to use a functional resumé to start a new career or make a career change.

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Gorge Works logo, internships, career, workforceGorge Works has expanded its range of internships to offer opportunities for folks interested in a wide range of interests. Whether you are interested in heading directly into the working world, want a career that requires a relatively short training program, or plan to attend college for four years or beyond, Gorge Work has opportunities for you.

“We’ve added some new Gorge businesses to our host employer list this year, offering some exciting opportunities,” says Kathy Ursprung, Gorge works coordinator. “Whether you want to work in the great outdoors, the lab or the corner office, we have something for you to explore.”

Learn more about Gorge Works internships, here. Or like us on Facebook @GorgeWorks.

Millenials and post-millennials shouldn’t expect a linear career climb to the top. Instead, they should expect to jump around a bit and build on varied experience. The 20th century expectation was to be able to stay with the same company from career start to finish, gradually climbing the career ladder. That expectation has changed and Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon says that Millennials and post-millenials shouldn’t always expect to know where they are headed next, according to a recent article in Business Insider.

If you are looking for ideas for a future career direction, check out Gorge Works’ opportunities for paid internships here.

What does it take to get noticed in the career marketplace? Have you fine-tuned your resumé? Are you ready for what today brings? How about tomorrow? The working world is changing fast and employers want to be sure you can keep up with the times. Check Fast Company’s advice on how to future-proof your resumé:

If you would like to explore your future with a paid internship, check out Gorge Works opportunities here.


Gorge Works logo, internships, career, workforceClick the link on the home page to look at all of the internships available for the Summer 2019 Gorge Works session. We offer a wide range of options, from central office-type professions to advanced manufacturing and construction.

Learn more about Gorge Works from our latest update, here. Or like us on Facebook @GorgeWorks.