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Is This The Beginning Of The End For Unpaid Internships?

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the ent...

The Ten Commandments of Being an Intern

Danny Rubin | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

For those of us not blessed with a summer at Google HQ, here are 10 ways to make the most of an internship.

The Power of Practical Learning

Richard E. Wylie | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Richard E. Wylie

Two weeks ago, I watched our Class of 2013 cross the commencement stage and accept the diploma that signifies they're ready to take the next steps in ...

Did Technology Just Control, Alt, and Delete Your Internship?

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

What are internships? According to Wikipedia.com, an internship is on the job training for white collar and professional careers and is similar to app...

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Success With a Writing Major

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

The list of majors with the lowest unemployment figures might be completely different four years from now. What's a college student, specifically one who wants to pursue a non-technical field, to do?

Adapt or Fail: The Current State of the Internship

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Staying in tune with the needs of your potential intern candidates can mean the difference between landing talented students for your internship program or receiving just a few mediocre applications.

College, Was It Really Worth It?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Stephanie R. Caudle

As graduation parties and celebrations come to a one thought lingers in the minds of graduates across the globe: "was college really worth it?" Yes and no. Yes, if you're willing to go above and beyond in the classroom and outside the classroom.

Becoming Your Dream

Opal Vadhan | Posted 07.21.2013 | College
Opal Vadhan

This is what helped me achieve my dreams, and I still use these tips today to keep working on my dreams. It does take hard work, but trust me -- it does pay off.

How The Internship Has Evolved Since The 11th Century [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Here's a promising fact: Students who've had an internship are 70 percent more likely to be hired as full-time employees with a company.

7 Tips for Successful Internships

Louise Hodgson | Posted 07.09.2013 | College
Louise Hodgson

When handled properly, internships can not only prepare you for a full-time working role but can also give you a great insight into your chosen future career.

Are Unpaid Internships Ethical?

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

Christmas may be the most wonderful time of year for many, but for managers, it's summer that often brings the greatest joy. After all, this is when millions of college students and recent graduates offer their services for little or no pay.

I Hate My Internship! Now What?

Geoff Falen | Posted 07.08.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

An internship will not allow you to determine with absolute certainty which industry will be the best fit for you, but even your "mistakes" can be instructive as you develop your career path.

An Ode to Washington

Vivien Chang | Posted 07.06.2013 | DC
Vivien Chang

I lived in a Washington as it should be, a Washington of the mind, the Washington of my youth and dreams. The District has fused with my idea of perfection, but it was far from being perfect.

Why Summer Jobs Matter

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 07.03.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

With African-American and Latino communities already experiencing disproportionately high rates of unemployment, it's important to seize opportunities that position our youth to compete in a 21st century global workforce.

Spring Tips for Landing a Summer Internship

Maureen Dumas | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Maureen Dumas

Although the clock is ticking down, there is still time for students to find the right summer internship. Here are my top five tips for what students can be doing now.

Intern-al Affairs: How to Intern (and Manage Interns) This Summer

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

The search for summer jobs is already in full swing. Resumes and emails from eager college and high school students abound! Interns can be fantastic. But not all interns are created equal. Here are some tips for getting, keeping, and benefiting from an internship.

Quick Fixes for 5 Interview Disasters

Her Campus | Posted 06.06.2013 | College
Her Campus

We've all been there: you arrived late, accidentally spilled coffee on your resume or even broke a heel. Interviews gone wrong are an inevitable part of life and can happen to the best of us (even in our cutest outfits).

Accept Free Samples of What Might Be Your Dream Job

Maureen Anderson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

You don't necessarily have to be a student to intern, and there are other ways of sampling careers. Do volunteer work. Help a friend, whose work intrigues you, on the weekends. I know people who tried on a new career just by entering a contest.

6 Career Fair Tips to Find the Best Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Career fairs can be great places to connect with the talent of the future. By following some of these tips, you'll be able to uncover the very best intern candidates.

Relaunching Your Career

Grown And Flown | Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

You used to be so confident, successful in your career, juggling life responsibilities and bringing home a paycheck. But then came a career break, an extended period of time where, for family or other reasons, you left the full-time workforce.

The 5 Best Websites to Find Internships

Her Campus | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Her Campus

The process of trying to find the right internship for you can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack, so we've compiled a list of the most awesome internship websites out there to save your precious time.

The Liberal Arts College as a Springboard to Opportunity

Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

Great colleges will respond to the evolving needs of 20-something searchers and help them launch well into opportunity and growth. Liberal arts colleges are especially well positioned to do so.

9 Sweet Ways to Totally #Crush That I-Banking Internship

Lance Pauker | Posted 05.01.2013 | College
Lance Pauker

My raging case of little brother syndrome has prompted me to a). possibly throw my life away via the insufferable millennial need to do something "cool," and b). have become an unlicensed cultural commentator. Here, some ways to #makeit as a person aspiring to "summer" in the Hamptons.

The Magic of Community: Helping College Students Evolve Into Professionals and Leaders

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifCommunity -- it's one of those words that is so vague and overused, it doesn't mean anything -- until it does... then, it's magic.

A Hero's Journey: Scholarship Recipient Goes Full Circle

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif When I was a senior in high school, I was accepted into the Student Rising Above (SRA) scholarship and mentoring program. They gave me the courage to tell my story of resiliency and survival.