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The 7 Types Of Bosses College Students Want

Uloop | Posted 03.25.2015 | College
Uloop

In my experience, and thanks to some feedback from current and former students, college students appear to want a boss who has the following characteristics.

Why You Need Interns, and Why You Should Pay Them

Mike Harden | Posted 03.04.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

I'm a big believer in the value of interns. I've gone to different graduate schools and looked through databases of student resumes, searching for people who could help me do market research, financial analysis and other projects. It's one of the smartest moves a business can make.

How (And Why) To Intern The Summer Before College

| Posted 02.27.2015 | Teen

By now, you probably understand just how important it is to take advantage of your summers while you’re still in high school. Whether you’re worki...

Top 10 Tips to Making Your Internship a Success

Aubrie Przybysz | Posted 02.06.2015 | College
Aubrie Przybysz

What better way to realize your dream then by testing it out. Having an internship isn't what is going to set you apart. It's what you do with it.

Why an Unpaid Internship Was Worth 4,000 Miles and $3,000

Kate Dwyer | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Kate Dwyer

It was fun to step out of my comfort zone, because uncharted territory is exciting (and learning to walk in heels is an important life skill). It was fun to prove to myself how far I will go -- 2,000 miles, apparently -- to make it in a competitive industry.

Finishing an Internship Strong Opens Doors - Stay Focused for Success

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Every single day of a good internship makes a difference in your future. Your performance should improve as you learn the job and by the end, you should be a rock star if this is a job field you're meant to enter.

Be the Closer: How to Start and End Conversations at Networking Events

FindSpark | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
FindSpark

Starting and ending conversations at networking is without a doubt where most of that unavoidable networking awkwardness occurs. But it doesn't have to be that way. There's nothing wrong in going into an event with some intro and outro ideas up your sleeve.

How to Find and Get a Real Wedding or Event Planning Internship

Sandy Malone | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

It's the beginning of a new fall wedding season, and I've got two fantastic new interns working for me here at Weddings in Vieques. Both recently graduated from college and want to pursue career paths in wedding or event planning.

What I Learned From Having 12 Internships

Clarissa Wei | Posted 12.13.2014 | College
Clarissa Wei

I worked at a radio station, a national television network, three local news stations, a reality television production company, a politician's press office, a weekly newspaper, a national newspaper and at a food start-up. I was also heavily involved in my college newspaper.

Internship Insight: Opening the Door to Your Future

Gillian Small | Posted 12.13.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

A big proponent of internships, having had more than three my senior year alone, I was more than happy to shed light on my experiences, and offered her the following tips:

25 Things You Think Everyday as a Fashion Intern

Sierra Vandervort | Posted 10.25.2014 | Style
Sierra Vandervort

If The Devil Wears Prada, then we wear sweat & anxiety like they're next year's Chanel ballet flats.

Think Tank Apologizes After Telling Amnesty International To 'Suck It' On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

A Washington, D.C., think tank apologized on Tuesday for telling the human rights group Amnesty International to “suck it” on Twitter. Early Tu...

Summer Interns: A Few Things Before You Go

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 10.04.2014 | College
Andrew J. Levine

You've been challenged this summer and you've made a mistake or two, but you've learned a lot, met some interesting people along the way, and maybe fallen in love -- or out of love -- with a career. This is the way it's supposed to be.

Here's How To Crush Your Internship

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.11.2014 | College

Internships can be daunting, difficult and downright scary. Whether you're filing papers, getting coffee, or sitting in on meetings with CEOs, there a...

Ugandan Happiness

Nourish International | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

This post was written by Nourish International student interns from Penn State University and Duke University, currently working with Community Concer...

3 Keys to Hiring Rockstar Interns for Your Startup

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Scarlett Sieber

At my startup, interns are invaluable. We are running on a skeleton crew and interns play an integral role in daily activities. Over the last year-and-a-half, I have hired interns from a variety of fields from marketing to analytics to web development. Below are my key takeaways for hiring interns.

5 Ways to Source Summer Interns When You're Strapped for Cash

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

While career fairs are a great way to meet summer interns, registration fees can be pretty outrageous. When you're on a budget and strapped for time, but still want the benefits of a career fair, look into virtual meetups.

How to Make Friends (Not Foes) With Your Fellow Interns This Summer

Her Campus | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Her Campus

Making the most of your summer internship involves being open to meeting new people, handling strange situations, and embracing the unfamiliar. Summer internships are all about the experience, and competition should never hinder the learning experience.

I Wrote Speeches for Vice President Biden. Here's What It Felt Like.

Matt Bieber | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Matt Bieber

I felt an odd juxtaposition between the very impersonal way we talk about the White House as an institution ('Today, the White House demanded...') and the very recognizable humanity of the people who work there each day.

Unpaid Interns In Major City Gain Right To Sue

AP | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Tuesday that makes sure the city's law against discrimination applies to inter...

How to Be a Great Internship Boss When You Have No Time

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

You can be a good internship boss, even if your 9-to-5 schedule is already packed. Here are a few ways to become the best internship boss possible, even if you have no time.

Good News For Interns In New York

ProPublica | Blair Hickman | Posted 03.28.2014 | College

Interns of New York City, rejoice. You are now protected against sexual harassment and discrimination based on race, religion and sexual orientation i...

Which Companies Actually Hire Their Interns To Full-Time Positions? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.20.2014 | College

The whole point of an internship is to get you one step closer to a full-time gig. So where can you intern that will actually offer you a salary and 4...

6 Ways To Diversify Your Intern Hires

Ashley Mosley | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

A more diverse class of interns means you'll gain access to unique perspectives, build a better reputation, and most importantly, develop an inclusive company culture.

Major University Takes Steps To Protect Students From Shady Internships

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 02.11.2014 | College

After pressure from students, New York University's career center has implemented a number of measures to improve screening of the internship listings...