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It Is Not the End of the World If You Didn't Study Abroad

Alexandra Popken | Posted 05.09.2015 | College
Alexandra Popken

It seems like every other day there's a list circulating Facebook of the same arbitrary reasons as to why you need to study abroad in college. On multiple occasions, I have found myself reading these lists and by the end of them, I have perpetually felt like the odd man out.

How Internship Success Can Jumpstart Your Career

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.05.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

I vividly remember the first piece of advice my university tour guide told me as I took my first steps through campus: "Get involved; find and take advantage of opportunities presented to you in college -- they can often open doors for you."

Why Students Shouldn't Limit Themselves in Their Summer Job Search

Payton Davis | Posted 05.05.2015 | College
Payton Davis

If my story is any indication, students seeking summer jobs shouldn't shy away from opportunities that, one, have seemingly little to do with their desired career paths and, two, take them far from the classroom for a few months.

How to Have the Best Spring Break

Alex Lyman | Posted 05.02.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

It might be officially March, but we're still in the midst of the winter doldrums. Luckily, Spring Break is right around the corner, and is the perfect cure for cabin fever.

Why You Should Leave Home and Experience an Internship in a New Country

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.30.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Allowing for both personal and professional growth is right outside of your bubble. Make connections, immerse yourself in the culture, and find success. Once you step outside of your comfort zone, you'll grow more than you ever thought possible.

Calling All Students: Apply for the Summer 2015 White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Internship Program

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 04.25.2015 | College
Kiran Ahuja

As America’s population becomes increasingly diverse, it is important to have this diversity reflected in the federal workforce. Although Asian Amer...

How to Build a Network in N.Y.C., No Matter Where You Are

FindSpark | Posted 04.15.2015 | College

As with regular networking, follow-up is an important part of online networking. In fact, you may have to follow up more diligently when you are trying to establish connections with people solely online; it's easy to forget to respond to an email or request.

I Will Not Get Your Coffee: How Young Professionals Can Demand More of Their Jobs and Internships

Courtney Michelle Johnson | Posted 04.11.2015 | College
Courtney Michelle Johnson

Just simply having a job or an internship is not enough. Even if it's at the biggest company in the world with the best salary possible for your field, it' s still not enough. In order to be successful, you must demand more -- and no, I don't only mean more pay. I mean more out of the experience.

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.

Yes, an Unpaid Internship Is a Job

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 04.01.2015 | College
Matt Teitelbaum

There are several reasons usually cited by those who would say that an unpaid internship is not a job. The first is always of course, that they are unpaid; the second is that the work being done is often of an unskilled nature. None of these reasons are valid.

17 Ways to Make Your Resume Fit On One Page

FindSpark | Posted 03.30.2015 | College

You may look at your resume and think that everything on it is too important to be left off. But let's get real. You're looking for an internship or entry-level job, which means you have just a few years experience.

3 Clues You Were a Bad Intern

Christina Berchini | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Christina Berchini

So before you waltz into that office, head held too high, for the first time, reflect on these three questions to make sure you're not about to do it all wrong:

How to Own a Phone Interview

Lauren Jessen | Posted 03.24.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

If you're applying for a job or internship, don't let a phone interview ruin your chances for success. Here are 10 (and one bonus!) tips that will help you own your phone interview.

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Resume

Sandy Malone | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Based on Devon and Kayla's observations, and my own experience, I've created a list of five things that will make or break your resume:

3 Reasons Not to Go to College

Nicholas Wyman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Education
Nicholas Wyman

Look at all the costs, not just the tuition. Consider housing, meals, travel as well as course materials. Then consider what other options are out there that deliver the most 'bang for your buck'.

5 Things To Do If You Don't Have A Spring Internship

FindSpark | Posted 03.16.2015 | College

It may seem like everyone around you has a spring internship and is therefore an infinite number of steps ahead of you. That isn't necessarily true and does not make you a failure.

Spice Up Your Resume in 2015: The Secret to Getting the Right Internships

Randy Rayess | Posted 03.15.2015 | College
Randy Rayess

They say that the first three months in a job is when your learning curve is the steepest: when you absorb a lot and grow the most, and college students are in a very unique position to explore three different internship opportunities over the course of their summers.

The Bea-UD of Winter Break

Abigail Goldring | Posted 03.08.2015 | College
Abigail Goldring

Practically two free months available to a college student in the middle of the year can be both a blessing and a curse. It is challenging to research the options and ultimately take advantage of them, but I know now that it is well worth it.

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.

10 Things to Do Before You Graduate

FindSpark | Posted 02.08.2015 | College

For most people, college goes by in a blink of an eye. Through all the studying and projects, you need to make sure that you get the most out of those four years. Here are the 10 things I believe all students should do before walking across that stage and getting their diploma.

7 Great Companies With High School Internships

| Posted 11.24.2014 | Teen

By Sara Heath Is it ever too early to start looking into internship opportunities? Definitely not! Internships are great for all students, not just...

What You Need To Know About 'Winternships'

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 01.06.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

It's hard to think about winter break without thinking about sleeping all day, and lots of time with family. However, if you can give up the extra sleep a couple days a week during your break you can get a few extra weeks of experience that will help you, one day, snag your dream job!

How to Sell Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Studying at a different university gives you a chance to take courses that may be specific to the area or school where you are studying. These add variety and value to your degree that you would be unable to gain otherwise.

Working Hard or Hardly Working?

Anneli Lucia Tostar | Posted 12.27.2014 | College
Anneli Lucia Tostar

I am by no means qualified to suggest an institutional fix for our country's socioeconomic inequalities. I am, however, suggesting that we be grateful for those whose hard work is not intellectual and acknowledge the social constructions behind our presumptions of labor.

5 Solutions To The Youth Unemployment Crisis You Probably Haven't Thought Of

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact

Youth unemployment is an urgent problem that affects nearly a quarter of the world's 15- to 24-year-olds. While fixing the problem in the long term ma...