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Why I Graduated College And Moved To Thailand

Emily Davis | Posted 08.24.2015 | College
Emily Davis

I don't think it's uncommon for a 22-year-old who has just graduated from college to feel lost. But I have a hard time believing any recent graduate felt as lost as I did when a taxi driver dropped me off with no map or sense of direction in the middle of a busy street in Bangkok, Thailand.

Nailed It: 5 Ways to Finish Your Internship Strong

Nick Bailey | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
Nick Bailey

Whether your experience was great, less than great or somewhere in between, you've got one last chance to nail it this summer.

5 Tips for Turning a Successful Internship into a Real Job

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

If you're a typical undergrad or new grad with a summer internship, you're almost to the finish line now.

Four Things Every Intern Must Do Before Their Internship Ends

Vicki Salemi | Posted 07.24.2015 | College
Vicki Salemi

The summer is flying by very quickly, and for interns, this means their experience has reached the midpoint. Instead of waiting for the last week to really dive in to an internship, here are four things every intern should start doing now to make the most out of the experience and become unforgettable in the eyes of their employer.

An Open Letter to Employers Hosting Summer Interns (Part Two)

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

It's up to you to provide the orientation, guidance and motivation to help them succeed. In turn, you gain some fresh perspectives and new skills, in addition to an extra set of hands to hopefully ease your workload this summer and advance your business objectives.

5 Ways to Turn Your Liberal Arts Education Into a Startup Internship

Penina Remler | Posted 06.16.2015 | College
Penina Remler

Aside from Meryl Streep's legacy and architecture resembling Hogwarts, Vassar College captivated me most as I heard students tell their amazing success stories. After receiving my acceptance letter, I couldn't help but wonder about the path that I would carve for myself.

Meet The Woman Getting Interns To Unionize

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

She's an intern herself.

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.

How (And Why) To Intern The Summer Before College

| Posted 02.27.2015 | Teen

By now, you probably understand just how important it is to take advantage of your summers while you’re still in high school. Whether you’re worki...

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.

Internship Insight: Opening the Door to Your Future

Gillian Small | Posted 12.13.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

A big proponent of internships, having had more than three my senior year alone, I was more than happy to shed light on my experiences, and offered her the following tips:

Helping Get Health Care for All

Ruby Gould | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Ruby Gould

After walking up to someone, I initiated conversation by asking if they had heard of the Affordable Care Act. Surprisingly, many people had not (if you referenced it as ObamaCare, it was far more widely recognized).

What Interns Need to Know About Health Insurance

PolicyGenius | Posted 11.04.2014 | Money

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.

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.

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.

College Women Gain Valuable Career Experience This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.23.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

The summer months are the perfect time for college students to add relevant experience to their resume. This experience, whether you're going on to graduate school or launching your career after graduation, gives you a chance to stand out.

What These STEM College Women Are Doing This Summer

Diane Propsner | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having graduated from a women's college with a degree in biology, I thought it would be fun to see what my fellow STEM sisters are doing this summer.

Maximize Your Summer

Ishan Puri | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Ishan Puri

Around the nation, the summer sun dawns a new beginning and change of pace. High school students ask the perennial question: "What should I be doing?"...

My Summer Internship Experience to Date and Advice to Fellow Students

Kiana Knolland | Posted 08.03.2014 | College
Kiana Knolland

I am currently an intern at the United States Capitol. It has been a phenomenal experience thus far. On a day to day basis, I talk to constituents, attend congressional hearings, and write memorandums.

Help Your Kids Get Their Summer Jobs

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

I'm sure they're happily looking forward to sleeping-in, unstructured days, mindless hours of video games and eating you out of house and home. Wait! Don't panic. There's still time for them to line up a summer job.

How to Make Friends (Not Foes) With Your Fellow Interns This Summer

Her Campus | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Her Campus

Making the most of your summer internship involves being open to meeting new people, handling strange situations, and embracing the unfamiliar. Summer internships are all about the experience, and competition should never hinder the learning experience.

Many Students Don't Have the Resume and Interview Skills to Actually Get Hired

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Have I really eliminated applicants because their resume was too stupid-looking to contemplate? Yes. That's what the delete button and the shredder next to my desk are for.

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.

The Value Of Internships That Don't Work Out

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Internships are complex for young, ambitious hopefuls. On one hand, they're thrilled to gain access to that most coveted company or work environment. ...

Rachel Moroney: Death of an Intern

Rachel Moroney | Posted 11.03.2013 | Women
Rachel Moroney

It's easier or maybe simpler to work longer hours. No one asks any difficult questions and it's easily quantifiable and measurable -- a bit like basing success purely on money and power.