Does Your Internship Guarantee A Promising Future?

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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In preparation for the working world, 72 percent of up-and-coming grads completed an internship, apprenticeship, or co-op, according to a new study conducted in March by Accenture. The study analyzed responses from students graduating in 2015 as well as those from the class of 2013 and 2014. They found young professionals’ expectations of the working world don’t always align with … Read More

Recommended Reading: This Union Is The First In The Nation For Interns

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Introducing the First Non-Medical Intern Union in the U.S.: After several lawsuits have brought to light issues surrounding internships, interns are forming their own union to fight for their rights. The organization will … Read More

Recommended Reading: Why You Need To Build Your Network Quickly

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Turned Down for A Summer Internship? Here’s Why: Landing an internship is tougher than it used to be. Many hiring managers now expect interns to have the same skills as entry-level hires. To … Read More

5 Things About Your Internship You’ll Regret In 5 Years

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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Think your only regret after college will be not going to class more? Think again. What most college students regret has more to do with not gaining the experience they needed to prepare them for the real world. In fact, half of college graduates feel this way, according to a study by Pew Research Center released in February 2014. With … Read More

Recommended Reading: Your Best Bet After Graduating

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Are Internships the Only Way for Recent Grads to Get Entry-Level Jobs? In industries like engineering, graphic design, communications, and IT, internship postings make up a large share of the entry-level job openings. For … Read More

Recommended Reading: This Is One Intense LA Internship

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. The Internships That Pay $11,000 A Month: If you’re lucky enough to land one of the prestigious summer internships as an MBA student at Stanford, Wharton, or Harvard, you could make up to … Read More

I’m Coming Out About My Infertility

Heather R. HuhmanPersonal

Over the past four years, a single word has defined my entire existence: infertility. Every waking moment, and often while I’m sleeping, I’m thinking about how my body has failed me, my husband, and our families. I’ve had four miscarriages, six IVF transfers, two IVF egg retrievals, and lost twins during delivery. I’ve watched friends — even infertile ones — have … Read More

Here’s How To Take Great #Selfies At Your Internship

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Selfies have been given a bad rap. Maybe it’s all the late nights filled with poor judgment, or the misconception they’re fishing for compliments through displaying the perfect down-angle view of a “serious” face. But selfies also document our experiences — and when taken with professionalism in mind, they offer a creative solution for showcasing your accomplishments at your internships. … Read More

Recommended Reading: Unpaid Internships, Are They Worth It?

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Paid Interns More Likely To Get Hired: Though all internship experience –paid or unpaid — looks good on a resume, studies suggest paid internships lead to more job offers later on. Read more. … Read More

Recommended Reading: Why Summer Internships Are Not Right For Everyone

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

NY Times Unpaid Internship

Every Monday, I start the week with the internship news you need to know. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Why Summer Internships Are Not Right for Everyone: Sometimes, you just need a break. But aren’t you supposed to take a summer internship? How will you get a job if you don’t? USA Today suggests five … Read More