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

Recommended Reading: Interns Banned At Netflix

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

Every Friday, I end the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news about internships. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. 5 Ways Paid Internships Help Your Company: This article takes a look at the benefits of transitioning your internships from unpaid to paid. Read more. This is Why Interns Are Banned at Netflix: … Read More

How To Fit In With Your Intern Class

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Walking in on the first day of your internship is an exciting, yet nerve-wracking experience. You’re excited because you’ve scored the internship, but now you’re beginning to feel nervous about what’s in store. As one of the new interns on the block, you’re going to have to not only fit in with your new coworkers, but the rest of your … Read More

Recommended Reading: The Intern’s Wish List

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

Every Friday, I end the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news about internships. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most: More than half of undergraduates said the opportunity for full-time employment is most important to them. Read more.  Could Internships Confront Social Inequality?: Education … Read More

Recommended Reading: Are Interns Good Or Bad?

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

Every Friday, I end the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news about internships. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Conde Nast Intern: ‘I cried myself to sleep’: A Conde Nast intern shares her belittling experience while working for the company. Read more.  March of the Interns: Good or Bad for the … Read More

Despite Debate, Internships Are On The Rise

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

With all the talk about unpaid internships and the value of an intern, it can be difficult to lose sight of how internship programs positively impact college students and employers. A recent survey by SHRM revealed the number of internships has increased by 44 percent since the beginning of the recession. What’s even more interesting is, despite all the debate … Read More

Internship Blues: Are You A Slacker Or A Go-Getter?

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Interns are constantly faced with the challenge of trying to be an all-star intern. While some college students feel the desire to go above and beyond to impress their employer, there are also those who are doing the internship just to add another line to their resume. In a recent article on ABC News, Goldman Sachs co-head of investment banking, David Solomon, explained … Read More

Recommended Reading: Abandoning America’s Unpaid Interns

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

Every Friday, I end the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news about internships. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. How Washington Abandoned America’s Unpaid Interns: A legal labyrinth has trapped millions of young Americans who work every year without pay because they are called “interns” rather than “employees.” Read more.  The Best … Read More

Recommended Reading: Interns Are Not Protected

Heather R. HuhmanRecommended Reading

Every Friday, I end the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news about internships. These articles highlight the latest trends about internships to help you stay current. Unpaid Intern is Ruled Not an ‘Employee,’ Not Protected From Sexual Harassment: A New York court rules interns are not protected from sexual harassment because they do not receive an income or benefits … Read More

How This Summer Will Predict Internships Of 2014

Heather R. HuhmanCandidate Advice

Now that the summer of unpaid internships, lawsuits, and disgruntled employers are long behind us, there are some new things we can look forward to in the future of internships. It’s not easy to say what the future of internships will look like for sure; however, what we can predict is the fact unpaid internships will be on their way … Read More