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The Blind Spot: Virtual Internships

Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi

With the geographic barrier to entry being removed, the diversity and sheer quantity of the application pool increases. These qualities of the application pool allows a team to select individuals best-suited for a position. A very important group that can potentially enter this workforce is the economically disadvantaged that can otherwise not afford to relocate and pay upfront living expenses while working unpaid.

Are You Living Your Dream?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Justine Sha, Rodale Books publicity intern The other day at yoga class, our teacher, Eddie, asked us to begin our practice by sit...

The 11 Stages Of Being A Summer Intern

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.07.2015 | College

If you've ever been a summer intern, you know how real the struggle can be. Between mastering the coffee maker, making it through your first meeting, ...

More Than An Internship -- Realizations From the Month I Spent at Asia's No. 1 Startup Accelerator

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.02.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

My internship at JFDI Asia allowed me to truly understand what life is like as an entrepreneur. It's hard. It's challenging. There are so many ups and downs. You'll work harder than you ever have. You'll struggle. You'll get rejected. You'll face competition. You'll fail.

A Medical Intern Writes to His Future Self

Pranay Sinha | Posted 07.27.2015 | Education
Pranay Sinha

How far you have come from the fresh-faced, bow-tie-wearing, revoltingly cheerful fellow who stumbled anytime he had to introduce himself! The first few days in the hospital were so gruesome that they'd have been conducted off-stage in any respectable Greek tragedy.

An Open Letter to Summer Interns Looking to Make the Most of their Experience (Part 1)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

You've worked hard to get this opportunity and you want to make sure you get the most out of it. During the remaining weeks of your internship, think of this opportunity as a chance to "try on" a new role, or possibly several new roles if you're given the chance to rotate through different areas of the organization.

Dissatisfied With Your Internship? 9 Ways to Make It Work

Lauren Jessen | Posted 07.07.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

We've all been there, and it really is no way to spend your time. Instead of using your energy being dissatisfied with your internship, use that energy to figure out how to make your internship work. Here are some tips to make the most of your internship when you are feeling frustrated with it.

Professional Habits to Develop While in College

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The professional habits you create while attending college can contribute to your success in the internships you attain, the organizations you are a part of, and on the job after graduation. Here are five professional habits to develop while in college.

Digital Communication Etiquette in the Workplace

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 06.10.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Congrats! You've landed your dream internship or you've been officially hired for your full-time job. The interview process may be over, but creating a solid first impression amongst future colleagues is a test in itself.

Using Body Language to Your Advantage During an Interview

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Hold on a second - How is your posture right now? Take a moment to audit your body language. Now imagine you're in an interview. What would you do differently? Your nonverbal communication during an interview can be just as important as what you say.

Why You Need Interns, and Why You Should Pay Them

Mike Harden | Posted 05.04.2015 | 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...

How to Rock Your Virtual Internship

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.27.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The only coffee you'll be running to get is your own and you can skip out on all of the mindless tasks interns are known for completing around the office. To completely rock your virtual internship -- and to get the most out of the experience -- follow these Holy Grail tips.

5 Tips for Succeeding at Your Internship in a New City

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.22.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The first day at your internship in a new city can be pretty daunting. You may not know anyone else in the office, and you may not even know how to navigate the city transportation in order to get to the office.

Changing Your Major Late in the Game: You Can Do It!

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Roughly 80% of students change their majors at least once during the course of their four years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. College helps you decide what kind of person you are and the career best suited for you.

3 Tips to Help You Dress for Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Next time someone tells you to 'dress for success' or to 'dress for the job you want', take them seriously. Trying to decide what to wear can be one of the most stressful aspects of an interview, and it can surprisingly have a huge impact on how the interview turns out.

3 Signs You've Found Your Dream Job

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

For many, the daunting question of "What do you want to be when you grow up?" causes that lump in your throat to grow a little bigger. As you think about what you say, you find yourself at a standstill and a bit confused.

Top 10 Tips to Making Your Internship a Success

Aubrie Przybysz | Posted 04.08.2015 | 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.

The Demise of the Summer Job

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Janet Eve Josselyn

From what I've learned, these expensive unpaid internships afford students an opportunity to meet new people, make new friends and acquire new skill sets. Like a job at a fast food restaurant wouldn't also provide those things, along with a paycheck.

10 Tips On What to Do Before, During and After Your College Intership

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

A lot of students enter college not knowing how to go about finding an internship that will help them with their career goals. It's a process that can sometimes be very daunting and confusing.

6 Reasons I'm Thankful You Fired Me

Christina Berchini | Posted 03.26.2015 | College
Christina Berchini

Had you never fired me, I'm not sure that I would have made the changes necessary to perform well at the following summer's internship in public relations (yes, someone else actually hired me) or, really, any of the professional endeavors which followed. Failing my first internship taught me many things.

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.

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.

Bringing What You Learned at Your Internship Abroad Back to America

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 11.10.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The time you spend abroad will feel like a whirlwind, but it is important to bring what you learned from your time interning back to America. You need to make what you learned relevant to the domestic job market.

You're Getting More Out of Your Internship Than You Thought

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.28.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

The next time you have a day that you feel like you didn't learn as much as you wanted, remind yourself that you're getting so much more out of your internship than you thought.