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5 Tips To Landing A Summer Internship As A College Freshman

Natalie Kalin | Posted 07.25.2016 | Teen
Natalie Kalin

Throughout my entire freshman year, I was constantly told to "not get my hopes up" about landing a summer internship. Well, I got my hopes up. And I ...

The Corporate Millennial Guide: Getting Work Email Right

Jessica Federer | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Jessica Federer

Using your work email appropriately is important. If you use it inappropriately, you may find yourself at the center of a corporate audit, or worse. Too often I've seen new hires make these basic mistakes and I cringe when I see them appear in my inbox.

The Corporate Millenial Guide: Getting your Foot in the Door

Jessica Federer | Posted 06.13.2016 | Education
Jessica Federer

The Corporate Millennial Series - Part 1: Getting your foot in the door "You never have a second chance to make a first impression." Memorize those...

10 Tips for This Summer's Millennial Intern Population

Sandy Malone | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Sandy Malone

Approach every day as the unique challenge that it is - a learning experience that many other students would love to have, but you got it instead. Mind your manners, start and finish strong, and you may just end up with a fantastic opportunity at the end. Good luck!

Working-Class College Students Need Exposure To Ins And Outs Of Networking For Results

Janet Morrison-Lane | Posted 05.26.2016 | College
Janet Morrison-Lane

In 2016, getting a college degree is not enough. By not equipping our low-income kids with the skills needed to connect with jobs, not only are they missing out, we are, too.

Ready to Go the Extra Mile for Your Summer Interns?

Julie Kantor | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

I want to ask corporate America, I want to ask you manager and leader, to dig deep and remember what it was like to step into the big shoes of your first job or internship. Who helped you?

Hire Learning

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 04.26.2016 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Review of There Is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow. By Jeffrey...

Need Help, But on a Budget? Hire an Intern.

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Students will be grateful for the opportunity to prove themselves in a real-world setting -- getting the job experience they need to be competitive in the workplace. And you'll be happy to get the support staff you need, without putting your bank account into the red.

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 07.22.2016 | 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 07.23.2016 | 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 07.15.2016 | 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 06.16.2016 | 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 05.06.2016 | 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
FindSpark

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
PolicyGenius

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.