Do You Have What It Takes To Land Any Internship?

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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When Lauren was a teenager, she dreamed of becoming an Olympic skier. As Lauren got older, she realized she didn’t want to become an Olympic athlete, but remained very passionate about the organization. Once Lauren entered college, she discovered she really wanted to work as a communications specialist for Team USA. It’s Lauren’s junior year of college, and she’s preparing for her … Read More

How To Plan Your First International Internship

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Pack your bags and grab your passport, because you’re about to embark on a journey that will make a huge impact on your future! Imagine you’ve been given the opportunity to intern for a top public relations firm in London. For many college students, interning in London for three months would be a dream come true. Not only does it give … Read More

4 Unique Ways To Find Internships

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Finding an internship is always a challenge for college students. Even if you’ve tapped in your university’s career center or job postings, it can be difficult to find an internship that’s the perfect match. When it comes to finding an internship that fits your professional needs and interests, you have to be innovative. The reality is, most internship postings aren’t advertised on … Read More

Avoid Saying These 7 Things When Interviewing For An Internship

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Interviewing for an internship is scary. Especially if it’s your first internship, it can be a really nerve-wracking step in your career. The goal of an interview is to impress the hiring manager and show him or her that you’re a great fit for the internship. Regardless of how much experience you have, this is your opportunity to allow your strongest skills and … Read More

5 Ways To Land A Useful Internship

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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In today’s workforce, an internship is the golden ticket to a successful career for many young adults. Unfortunately, many college students and recent graduates find it challenging to land an internship that enables them to apply their skills learned in the classroom. According to new research by Gallup-Purdue University, one-third of recent graduates say they had an internship or job in … Read More

How To Pay For Your Unpaid Internship

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If you’ve recently accepted an unpaid internship or an unpaid internship is your only option, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to support yourself when working for free. In a recent article by The Guardian, it was calculated that an unpaid internship could cost nearly $1,500 month in living expenses, keeping many young adults from participating. Clearly, unpaid internships come with a … Read More

How To Boost Your Reputation As The Intern

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When you’re the intern, you’re basically considered the new kid on the block. Regardless of how much experience you have going into your internship, your new boss and coworkers will expect you to be learning many skills for the first time. Every intern wants to make a positive first impression on their boss and coworkers. Whether it’s to receive a … Read More

5 Reasons To Take Your Supervisor To Lunch

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If you want your internship to jumpstart your career, it often depends on the relationships you build during your internship. These relationships can lead to positive references and letters of recommendation. To build relationships during your internship, it doesn’t hurt to get to know your boss a little better. By taking your supervisor out for lunch, it’ll provide a casual … Read More

How To Land Any Internship You Want

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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Since you’re reading this blog post right now, you’ve probably been looking for an internship for quite some time. But have no fear because you’re about to learn some valuable information to help you land an internship before your friends! Searching for an internship can be a stressful and overwhelming process. By learning the right tips and knowing what steps to … Read More

How To Make Internships Fall Into Your Lap

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Do you watch your friends and classmates land internships without even trying? Do you ever wonder how you can obtain their magical powers? It’s very rare for internship opportunities to fall into your lap, however, it does happen more often than you think. The key to making opportunities happen for yourself is being proactive and involved in your internship search. … Read More