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Her Campus is the #1 online community for college women. Written entirely by the nation’s top college journalists – with 3,000+ contributors and counting – features national content on Style, Health, Love, Life, and Career supplemented by local content from 200+ campus chapters across the country. In addition, Her Campus offers a daily email newsletter, social media communities, job listings, e-commerce, surveys, giveaways, and scholarships, filling a critical hole in the media marketplace and creating a robust interactive experience for its "collegiettes."

Since joining the Her Campus Team, our team members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, O magazine, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, and Ogilvy, among many others.

Founded by three students while they were undergraduates at Harvard—Stephanie Kaplan ‘10, Windsor Hanger ‘10, and Annie Wang ‘11—Her Campus was a winner in Harvard College’s business plan competition, the i3 Innovation Challenge, in 2009. Since launching in Fall 2009, Her Campus has formed content partnerships with Seventeen magazine, SELF magazine,, USA Today and The Huffington Post and worked with clients including Victoria's Secret PINK, Ann Taylor LOFT, New Balance, popchips, Pinkberry, and Intel.

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Entries by Her Campus

How to Afford an Unpaid Internship

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 10:39 AM

When you've snagged the internship of your dreams, the last thing on your mind is money. Sure, the opportunity to learn by working hands-on in your career field is priceless. But, unfortunately, your "wealth of knowledge" isn't going to help you afford an apartment for the summer.


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How to Use Instagram to Land a Job or Internship

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 11:02 AM

While your friends might care about the mouth-watering cheesecake dessert you are about to devour or the beautiful bouquet roses that your boyfriend just sent you, the professional world certainly does not. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have long been accepted as not only...

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How to Find an Internship at the Last Minute

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 11:47 AM

It's that time of year again. All of your friends are hearing back about their internship applications, but somehow you missed the memo and haven't sent out a single application yet. With all your schoolwork and your busy social life, you may not have realized that summer is...

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How to Tailor Your Cover Letter and Resume for Different Positions

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 11:23 AM

Resume, cover letter, interview, repeat -- finding a job or internship can often feel like an endless uphill battle. With the tough competition in today's job market, you want to make sure that you stand out from the crowd, but how? Short of being an Olympic athlete or the daughter...

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The 5 Highly Effective Habits of Money-Saving Queens

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 11:19 AM

One of the best things about college is independence: You get to set your own rules, stay out as late as you want -- and manage your own budget? Well, being independent isn't always easy, especially when you have to worry about how much you're spending on top of everything...

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6 Surprising Things That Turn Employers Off

(2) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 10:30 AM

When applying for jobs, we all know the obvious moves you should absolutely avoid. Whether it's typos in your resume, showing up late for an interview or dressing inappropriately, there are things a professional collegiette just never does. However, there are a lot of things you may not...

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5 Rules of Email Etiquette

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 12:37 PM

We're millennials. We've grown up as tech-savvy individuals, so sending emails should be a piece of cake... right? You may be surprised to find out that our generation actually isn't the leader in email expertise. With the rise of rapid communication through texting and social media, it's super easy to...

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5 Things You Do That Piss Professors Off

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 3:25 PM

Professors can be fickle folk. Sometimes they're laid-back and hilarious, and they couldn't care less if you're texting in class. Other times, they're curmudgeonly and have serious problems with you updating Facebook during their lectures. After the first few days of class, it's usually pretty easy to figure out what...

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3 Things That Will Make Hiring Managers Want You

(0) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 11:21 AM

In this competitive (and often intimidating) job market, the path from initial application to interview to job offer can feel like a road trip with no directions. The reality is that it takes more than just a solid resume to land a great job or internship. Similar to...

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6 Ways to Save Money for Spring Break

(1) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 11:15 AM

The best cure for the midwinter blues is looking forward to the next fun thing on the horizon, and one of the greatest parts of college is planning for spring break! Although it's only a month into the semester and your days of fun in the sun may...

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Cool Careers You've Never Considered (But You Might Want To!)

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 11:25 AM

Somewhere between formatting 12-point, Times New Roman resumes and applying to your zillionth internship, you may have forgotten that your career search should be fun and exciting. And if "fun and exciting" means pursuing law, business or medicine to you, go for it! But if you're on the lookout for...

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How to Write a Professional Bio for Twitter, LinkedIn and More

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 10:57 AM

It's that time of year again -- summer job and internship application time. Though your interview and cover letters are essential in the job-hunting process, your bios on Twitter, LinkedIn and your personal website are important parts of how you're represented on the Internet....

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6 Ways to Spend Less Money This Semester

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 11:19 AM


"A penny saved is a penny earned!" Does anyone really live by this creed? Maybe so, but what does it mean to save a penny? What will a penny get you these days, anyway? A twenty-fifth of a gum ball? A twelve-thousandth of...

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4 Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

(1) Comments | Posted January 6, 2014 | 8:10 PM

So you scored an interview with the company you've been dying to work for next summer! You showed up on time, dressed to impress, and your answers to every question the interviewer asked you were flawless. Now the end of the interview is drawing...

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3 Meaningless Resume Phrases and What to Write Instead

(0) Comments | Posted December 15, 2013 | 6:28 PM

There are certain words and phrases that can kill the resumes of even the most experienced college women. You could be working hard juggling internships, on-campus jobs and extracurricular activities, but when employers spend just a few seconds skimming your resume, one phrase can make the difference between the "yes"...

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4 Career Center Benefits You're Not Using (But Should!)

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 4:24 PM

Every campus has one: a collection of counselors and advisers standing by to help you with your resume, networking skills and 10-year-plan. But the sad truth is that many students don't walk into their campus career center until their senior year, says Amanda Baker, an assistant director of the Johns...

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10 Things No One Told You About Applying to College

(0) Comments | Posted September 25, 2013 | 2:57 AM

As you're starting the college application process (if you haven't already, you overachievers), most people will be telling you one thing: what college you should go to. Once you start filling out those applications, everyone will tell you where you should spend the best four years of your life. But...

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10 Easy DIY Dorm Decor Ideas

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2013 | 9:35 AM

With fall move-in day just around the corner, we at HC are looking forward to yet another year of dorm life! Sure, the showers might become scalding hot when someone flushes the toilet, but college is the only time when you get to live in the same building with all...

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How to Improve Your Resume Even If You Didn't Have a Summer Internship

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2013 | 7:00 PM


You're not a worthless person. Really, you're not. So why does looking at your resume -- currently lacking that prime internship that you wanted so desperately -- make you feel like your life is going nowhere, and that you should just give up and...

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4 Ways Your College Classes Will Be Different From Your High School Classes

(2) Comments | Posted July 26, 2013 | 10:35 AM

As you've been preparing to start college, you've likely been thinking of the ways -- both good and bad -- that it is going to be different than high school. You're going to be living in a new place with a roommate who you've stalked so hard on Facebook that...

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