How the scam works:
This is similar to the Guaranteed Employment scam. If you are a student looking for jobs online, you might come across advertisements from companies that do “job placement for students”.
Saying they provide intensive training teaching different tricks of the trade, including interview tips, they also claim to offer job placement at the end of the training.
Avoid these scammers at all costs. You will pay a few hundred dollars for training, but will receive nothing (as the scammers ask that the money is wired and then they never get back to you) or – if the company really exists – a “training” that is nothing more than “get-togethers”, from which you will never learn anything.
How to avoid:
Remember, you are a student– you are already in school and pay for it. Focus on that.
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3 thoughts on “Job Placement for Students”
how did your interview go?
i applied too and they asked me to call them back but im not sure if ncsummerjob.com is legit
Laura, you will know if it’s a scam if they’ll ask you for a payment upfront. If they do, just find a reason to leave the room asap. Be careful, they might have good speaking abilities and you might think it makes sense to pay them something before the job is found. As a rule of thumb, a job should pay you, not the other way around. Good luck, I hope this helps.
I completed a form on a website called, http://www.nycsummerjob.com in which they say they can help you with finding a summer job for teens and college students and even interships. I got a call tonight and have an interview for 1:40pm tommorow. I was wondering is this a scam (like vectormarketing)? It is located on 43rd St in Times Square.