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What It's Like to Intern at Instagram, Cosmo, Man Repeller, and More

Penina Remler | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
Penina Remler

There are a ton of internships out there, but when you grow up in a generation that eats, sleeps and breaths for the latest inklings and industries, the number of applicants is increasing all while the number of open positions is plateauing.

10 Ways to Make the Best First Impression at Your Summer Internship

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Are you starting a summer internship soon? Hopefully, you've been accepted for one of the positions you applied for in your chosen field, and you're getting ready to shift your focus from academia to the business world because that's what getting practical experience in your chosen career field is all about.

5 (Absolutely Common) Thoughts Which May Distract a Female Freelance Writer Working In a Café

Eva Barros Campelli | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Eva Barros Campelli

I leave the house with the computer in my backpack and move to a café, thinking that after all -- despite the difficulties and fears and insecurities -- my life as a 20-something is not too bad. The problem is, things don't usually go the way we hope. And to work in a café, at least for me, means that I can never find the concentration I need to write good enough.

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:

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.

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.

The Perfect Summer Job: Why Waiting Tables Beats an Internship

Lori Janjigian | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

I allowed myself to fall into the trap of thinking that an internship was much too important to turn down -- even if it cost me money and taught me very little.

How to Land an Entertainment Internship

Uloop | Posted 05.19.2014 | College
Uloop

There are lots of different ways to show your passion, and in the interview, you want to make sure that your enthusiasm shines through in as many ways as possible. Remember, you want them to want to hire you.

The Internship Debate: Messing With a Good Thing Could Be a Bad Idea

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

While I can understand the concern about internships being an excuse to underpay recent grads, I think that's truly a misrepresentation, at least when it's a good internship program.

What Do Interns Mean to Your Company?

Ashley Mosley | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

What exactly is an intern? Well, they're not an administrative superstar or an expert coffee fetcher. If the first thing that comes to mind is cheap or free labor, then it's time to send your definition back to the drawing board.

6 Things Your Interns Really Care About

Ashley Mosley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Today, gaining the interest of the best and brightest potential intern candidates involves a lot more than simply offering a temporary opportunity to work for your company.

How to Kickstart Your Internship Program

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Hiring a quality intern to meet the needs of your company can be a challenge. But you don't need to be a Fortune 500 company to do it right. Building a successful internship program will lay the foundation for recruiting, hiring and managing perfectly matched talent for your company.

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.

Why Paid Internships Matter

Laura Rowley | Posted 03.10.2013 | College
Laura Rowley

Here's a truly dumb idea: Let's reserve valuable internships for the wealthiest students alone, at a time when college costs continue to surge past middle-class family incomes and available aid. This is what a recent op-ed effectively recommends.

Rock Your Next Internship at Every Stage of the Game

Brazen Life | Posted 02.12.2013 | College
Brazen Life

A concise, upbeat and professional message in the body of the email that expresses interest in the available internship goes a long way and gives you the opportunity to wow the employer with your clean writing before they even open your resume.

Highest Paying Internships and How to Land One

Uloop | Posted 08.13.2012 | College
Uloop

Looking to learn more in your trade while making money at the same time? Most internships give you plenty of experience but require a lot of work for ...

Holy Grails! The 20 Best Internships (And The Dollars They Pay)

Posted 05.04.2012 | College

Who says internships are nothing more than unpaid slave labor? A new report from Glassdoor details 20 of their highest rated companies which not on...

Help Us Judge The Joe Jr. Awards!

Posted 03.14.2012 | College

You waited for months and now the Joe Jr. Awards are finally here! The entries are in from some awesome college journalists around the country and...

The Best Schools For Getting Internships

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.27.2011 | College

We've long passed the era where learning in college was confined the classroom. Between 1992 and 2008, the number of students who've had internships w...

Unpaid Internships: Elephant in the Room

Robin Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robin Richards

There's a lot to be said about unpaid internships. Is it an economic dilemma that employers need to tackle? Or is it a political quandary for the government to figure out?

Are Internships The New Entry-Level Jobs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Many of this recent and future college graduates may be stuck with internships instead of entry-level positions after earning their degrees, according...

Internships: Gateway to Opportunity or an Obstacle for Low-Income Students?

Michael Laracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael Laracy

The implications for poverty have been clear: if low-income individuals increase their educational attainment, poverty will decline. But education isn't the whole story.

Some Students Pay Thousands For Internships

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, thousands of college students descend on Washington for unpaid internships. It can be a nerve-racking process: sending out résumés, tryin...

The HIGHEST-PAID Internships (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, BusinessWeek compiles data on the best places to intern based on wage, hiring rate and other factors. Here, we've highlight the ones that s...

Unpaid Internship Regulations: U.S. Department Of Labor Releases New Criteria

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Following a rash of negative publicity relating to unpaid internships -- including young workers who were forced to sanitize door handles and sweep ba...