Formal internships draw fierce competition, so it's a good idea to look into informal gigs with local companies and nonprofits.
By MARSHALL LOEB
Summer is straight ahead and high school students across the country have lined up plum jobs that should teach them a thing or two and put some money in their pockets.
Wait, your kid hasn't even gotten started? Anything he or she can do?
While many teens still find work in those summer mainstays -- life-guarding, manual labor, retail -- more and more are looking for formal internships that require applications and draw fierce competition like those at the college level."