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

5 Summer Activities You Need to Avoid If You Don’t Have an Internship

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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There’s no denying it in today’s world: internships matter. They give college students real-world experience and, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) 2014 Internship and Co-Op Survey Report released in April 2014, they help them get hired. Results from the survey showed that employers offered full-time positions to 64.8 percent of their interns, indicating how important an … Read More

10 Professional Goals For The Aspiring Professional

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

If you’re approaching your last semester of college, there’s probably a million different things going through your mind. From the excitement of what the future holds to the uncertainty of what happens next, there’s a whirlwind of emotions and feelings you’ll experience over the next several months. Whether you realize it or not, you started your career a few years … Read More

10 Signs Public Relations Is The Right Career For You

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Whether it’s your dream to work for a public relations agency or you’re obsessed with staying up-to-date on the latest PR news, trends, and current events, your interests could be leading you toward an exciting career in public relations! Are you trying to decide if PR is the right fit for you? Then check out these 10 signs that could … Read More

How To Find Career Success In College

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Whether you’re a freshman in college or you’ve entered your senior year, it’s never too late or early to launch your career. Kicking off your career in college is essential to your success after graduation. College students who do internships, brand themselves, and gain real world experience are more likely to land jobs after college than those who don’t do … Read More

How To Create A Kickstarter Campaign For Your Internship

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

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Is the unpaid internship of your dreams simply out of reach? What if you secured the funds you need for this experience with a crowdfunding campaign? Jessica Pardon, of Nevada, did exactly that when she accepted an unpaid internship with democratic Senator Henry Reid. This unpaid internship was a dream come true for the aspiring politician, but she simply did not … Read More