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Do You Really Want to Be a Neuroscientist?

Marcos Stafne | Posted 11.09.2014 | Science
Marcos Stafne

When we talk to young people about careers in science, we should emphasize both the awesome aspects of science careers and the importance of internship and service learning to understand if a career in science is really the right match.

What Interns Need to Know About Health Insurance

PolicyGenius | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money
PolicyGenius

A few weeks ago I was quickly preparing to make the big move up to New York City from my hometown in suburban Florida. While I was finding housing, packing up all my belongings and preparing for my internship, I can't say health insurance ever crossed my mind.

Dear Ernest, #1: The College GPA Myth Exposed

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

College students spend more time trying to unify themselves to the same expectations that high school required without appreciating the opportunity to create their own unique standard.

Nonprofit Work A Non-Option For Some Young People, As 57% Of Industry Internships Are Unpaid

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact

Cortney Harding knows how it feels to be at the bottom of the office food chain. The Wellesley College alumnus had completed seven unpaid internsh...

Place Matters!

Edward Summers | Posted 10.29.2014 | College
Edward Summers

'Location, location, location' may be considered the realtor's mantra, yet colleges and universities also know it well. Some institutions are situated in rural parts of the country, others in small and mid sized urban centers that have seen tremendous decline and disinvestment.

These 25 Famous Former Interns Are Proof That Hard Work Does Pay Off

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.29.2014 | College

Have you ever been asked to do something that seems a bit excessive at your internship -- like, say, fetch a seemingly endless number of obsessively i...

Best Summer Internship Ever

Jack Lund | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Jack Lund

While we hope you enjoy this funny short, we also encourage businesses, NGOs, and community organizations to bolster their internship and youth employment programs to help propel the city and the nation's young people onto positive career paths.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

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.

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.

4 Ways to Tell If Your Internship Is Worth Your Time

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

When it comes to applying and choosing an internship, it's okay to be picky. Even though you're still a student your time does matter, so make the most of it. Here are four ways to tell you're getting a worthwhile experience.

Networking: The Good, the Bad and the Extremely Awkward

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Although networking events will never be like a comfortable night out with friends, they are still extremely important in this social workforce we are going into. You never know what the connections you make at these events can take you!

Campus Ambassadorships: The Internship Stepping-stone

Doug Messer | Posted 10.06.2014 | College
Doug Messer

Brand ambassadorships are one of the easiest ways for students to grow their resume, gain relevant experience, and create connections at their favorite brands.

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.

Creating a Pipeline for Talented Youth to the Technology Sector

Adam Rabinowitz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Rabinowitz

The sound of sirens, hammers and car horns disrupts Raul del-Llano's concentration. He lounges back in his swivel chair and shifts his gaze to the panorama of Times Square that lies beyond his office window.

Want Career-oriented Education? Teach Confidence

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

The deluge of demands on higher education to prepare students for careers has left a wake of various responses -- primarily changes in curriculum and more emphasis on testing and assessment of outcomes.

Protecting an Integral Part of the Learning Experience

Molly Corbett Broad | Posted 09.10.2014 | College
Molly Corbett Broad

Different people learn in different ways. Some of us learn by reading, some by listening, some by watching, and some by doing. At colleges and universities, we want to reach all types of learners with all types of learning experiences--and internships are one way we accomplish this goal.

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...

What They Didn't Prepare You for After College

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 08.31.2014 | Education
Jasmine Crockett

Students tend to think while in the classroom they are learning everything they need to know to be successful on their job. I have spoken to so many people who have made the statement that you don't actually learn your field until you're actually working in it.

What New Graduates NEED to Know About Applying for Jobs Internationally

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Before you start applying for jobs internationally, do the basic research on what kind of work visas or permits you'll need to have to accept the position.

You Could Be The Kardashians Sisters' Newest Intern

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kim and Khloe Kardashian need interns, people, and they're opening up the exclusive search to ... their combined 32 million Twitter followers. In ...

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.

Here's Why You Should Care About Malia Obama's New Job

Jessica Pliska | Posted 08.20.2014 | Education
Jessica Pliska

Instead of griping about how Malia uses her dad's connections to campaign donors, we should be applauding her for learning early on how to open the right doors. More importantly, we should be making sure our own children learn the same lessons.

An Update From Uganda

Nourish International | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

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

College Grads: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Marketability As You Enter the Job Market

R. Kay Green | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
R. Kay Green

Congratulations! You've completed your college degree...today is the first day of the rest of your life. Now that you've graduated...are you prepared to enter the job market?