How To Turn Your Summer Internship Into A Long-Term Gig

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When most college students apply for internships, they have high hopes their internship will eventually turn into a job. According to a recent study by Southwestern University, college students who complete one internship during their college career are 13 percent more likely to land a job after college than those who don’t. College students who are in their junior or senior year … Read More

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5 Ways Internship Experience Is More Important Than A Degree

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As college students head home for summer, many are faced with the decision of what to do with their free time. Most college students will take on a summer job, while others may stay on campus to attend summer classes. On the other hand, there’s a percentage of students who’ll begin their summer internships and gain experience to advance their … Read More

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6 Surefire Ways to Land a Last-Minute Summer Internship

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Summer internship season is just about in full swing and you’re feeling like you’ve been left in the dust. While most of your friends are staring up their summer internships, you’re the only one who hasn’t secured something for the summer. Feeling lost and frustrated with your internship search, you begin to wonder if you should just give up. Before … Read More

Heather Huhman6 Surefire Ways to Land a Last-Minute Summer Internship

7 Ways Your Internship Is Different From The Classroom

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As you prepare for your first internship, you’re probably worried about what to expect during your experience. Internships are a wonderful opportunity for college students because they allow you to apply what you learned in the classroom to a real-world setting. In addition, internships give you the chance to build your resume and set yourself up for success after college. … Read More

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Your First Internship: 6 Pieces Of Advice You Wish You Knew

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Whether you’re a sophomore in college or you’re getting ready to graduate, when you start your first internship, you can never really know what to expect.  Although there are many misconceptions and stereotypes about internships, your first internship is an experience that truly paves the path for your career. You’re going to get a taste of the “real world” and … Read More

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How To Conquer These 10 Intern Fears

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Fetching coffee. Making thousands of copies. These are just a few of an intern’s favorite things. In a recent article “14 Awfully Frustrating Things That Every Intern Goes Through,” there’s a list of fears many interns experience. Although these are common fears for interns, there’s no reason for you to allow them to get the most of your internship experience. … Read More

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5 Misconceptions About Perfect Summer Internships

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Summer vacation is almost here, which means most of you are preparing for your three months away from school. If you’re like most college students, you’re probably debating on how you’ll spend your summer. Maybe you’ll go home and work at your summer job. Some of you might even have the opportunity to study abroad. Or, you could be hoping … Read More

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8 Internship Search Mistakes And How To Fix Them

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You know that sinking feeling when all your friends have secured their summer internships, but you’re still sitting here waiting for your opportunity to come? Although you’re very happy for your friends who landed their dream summer internships, you’re extremely frustrated your persistence hasn’t paid off. You’ve searched and applied for every internship possible, had a professional review your resume, and … Read More

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5 Creative Resumes That Landed Internships

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Six seconds or less. That’s how long it takes for a recruiter to decide whether or not they’re going to hire you as an intern. When it comes to your internship search, you’re probably wondering how you can differentiate yourself from other candidates. Chances are, it may seem like a creative resume is a good way to go. Over the … Read More

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5 Hypocritical Organizations Denouncing, And Then Offering, Unpaid Internships

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Although most college students and employers agree internships are a necessity for a successful career, the internship debate continues as organizations boast their unpaid internships. College students do internships to gain experience. If these students want to succeed, they need to learn valuable skills. The only way they’re going to learn these skills is by applying what they learn in … Read More

Heather Huhman5 Hypocritical Organizations Denouncing, And Then Offering, Unpaid Internships