If you're in the job market, I suggest taking full advantage of LinkedIn and optimizing your profile. Seek out people who may be working at a company or in an industry that you're interested in and invite them out to lunch. Perhaps they won't have anything available for you right then and there, but they probably know someone who does.
For 38-year old Philadelphia native David Anderson, his life story represents the kind of comeback that often gets brushed aside by glossy celebrity tales that aren't easily relatable. But his resilience is the kind of brilliance that can inspire young and old and help counter the stereotypes of black men facing adversity.
Most of us have gone through a period in our lives when we're just flat-out broke. Hopefully it wasn't for too long of a time and eventually came to an end, but things drastically change when it happens. But how are things different when you're broke in college versus being broke as a grown-up out on your own? It's two different worlds. Here's what it's like when there's no money in your account in college and as an adult.
You've worked hard to get this opportunity and you want to make sure you get the most out of it. During the remaining weeks of your internship, think of this opportunity as a chance to "try on" a new role, or possibly several new roles if you're given the chance to rotate through different areas of the organization.