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Digital Communication Etiquette in the Workplace

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.10.2015 | 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 03.06.2015 | 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 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...

How to Rock Your Virtual Internship

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.25.2015 | 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 02.20.2015 | 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 02.19.2015 | 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 02.18.2015 | 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 02.18.2015 | 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.

An Open Letter to My Unpaid Internship

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

You proved me wrong and exceeded all my expectations. To the job I didn't think would teach me more than money could offer, I owe you a lot.

The Intern Diaries: Perfection is Overrated

Isabella Basco | Posted 10.18.2014 | College
Isabella Basco

Whether it is in music, school, or my relationship with friends and family, I see there is no "one" way to sing a song, write a paper or demonstrate kindness. There is no "one" plan destined for me: There are several.

How to Leave a Good Impression at Your Internship

Ebony Joseph | Posted 10.15.2014 | College
Ebony Joseph

You've applied, aced the interview, worked your tail off and your internship is coming to an end. Congrats! So, now what? Whether you're heading back to school or are still waiting for a job offer, here a few tips to make sure your coworkers won't forget you.

3 Creative Ways to Thank Your Boss

Her Campus | Posted 10.06.2014 | College
Her Campus

At the end of your internship, you want to give your boss something to remember you by that shows how grateful you are to have had this opportunity. And what better way to do that than with a gift that shows creativity at the same time?

How to Embrace the City You're Interning In

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

It can be intimidating at first -- new roommates, new routines to make, and a whole map of ground to cover before August comes around, in addition to full-time responsibilities in a new office.

To DC, With Love

Mackenzie Long | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Mackenzie Long

How can the place we live be comparable to say a boyfriend or a girlfriend? How can the streets we walk, the people we see, and the corner establishments we frequent be so impactful on our happiness?

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Her Campus | Posted 09.01.2014 | College
Her Campus

Between working on big projects, asking thoughtful questions and, yes, making that clichéd coffee run, it's easy to forget you should be getting more than just experience and a line on your resume from your summer internship.

This 23-Year-Old Will Restore Your Faith In Politicians

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Michael Tubbs, a 23-year-old councilman from Stockton, California, discussed his efforts to bring the impoverished city back from bankruptcy and his w...