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How to Leave a Good Impression at Your Internship

Ebony Joseph | Posted 08.16.2014 | 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.

Here's How To Crush Your Internship

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.11.2014 | College

Internships can be daunting, difficult and downright scary. Whether you're filing papers, getting coffee, or sitting in on meetings with CEOs, there a...

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.

The 7 Golden Rules for a Happy Internship

Monica Nguyen | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Monica Nguyen

Internships are now the ultimate norms for college students. Many students perceive an internship as a disguise for companies to get free/cheap labor but what they may not see is that they are also gaining something from it as well.

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.

A Summer Intern's Labor of Love

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Lisa Sharkey

As the summer draws to a close and students head back from the workplace to the classroom, what will they take away from a couple of months on the job?

How to Say No Gracefully When You're an Intern

Brazen Life | Posted 09.23.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While paid vs. unpaid internships are a whole 'nother story, it does raise the question of whether or not an intern should speak up. As an intern, when should you say "no"? And what are effective ways to do it?

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.

Traversing the NBA Draft: An Intern's Plight and Pleasure

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 09.05.2013 | College
Tyler R. Tynes

As an intern in the sports department, the youngest of all my colleagues, I was given the task to travel to the NBA Draft and give live coverage of the event. It was as if my editors knew my birthday (November 18th for those wondering) was too far away. So instead they gave me my gift a few months in advance.

An Open Letter to 2013 Summer Interns: Here's Everything You're Doing Wrong and How to Fix It

Allison Stadd | Posted 09.01.2013 | College
Allison Stadd

Employers must, and many don't, treat their interns with respect, as they do their salaried employees. But that doesn't mean that, as an intern, you're entitled to the same self-government as the employees around you.

How to Avoid Fashion Court at Your Law Internship

Ilana Sufrin | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Ilana Sufrin

New attorneys and interns will be told to "dress conservatively," but what does that mean beyond the obvious? I shadowed a senior attorney at the Legal Aid Society for 13 weeks and came up with the following tips for effective personal style in a courtroom setting:

From Internship to Offer: Insights from Top Interns at Google, Facebook & More

Jonathon Youshaei | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Jonathon Youshaei

Whether you're working at a financial firm, fashion company, or fast-paced startup, these tips will help you land a return offer and have an amazing summer.

My Daughter's Summer Internship

Myra Evans | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

Sadly, the skills that are required to be successful in the workplace today are not taught in high school or college. It is necessary that my daughter focus on navigating the maze of work because she will not learn needed professional skills in school.

5 Steps to Ace Your Job or Internship Interview

Her Campus | Posted 06.11.2013 | College
Her Campus

Simply reading the company's website will help to give you a better understanding of what their mission is and what they're hoping to accomplish. Although you may have already done this when you wrote a cover letter, refreshing your memory can't hurt.

The Real Cost of Internships and Why Students Can't Afford Them

Sandra Matsevilo | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Sandra Matsevilo

Although many organizations and companies may be suffering from serious financial setbacks, the standard at which we hold internships should not fall lower than what it is already at.

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.

Making a Difference: Power Though Knowledge and College Education

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Recently my 12-year-old nephew began to improve in school. When I asked him how he did it he said, "You made me believe in myself." That's what Students Rising Above (SRA) did for me, and what I resolve to pass on to others.

One Big Family: Empowering Low-Income Students to Rise Above

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSRA assists and teaches these kids not only how to get into college and take advantage of every grant and scholarship that might be out there, but they also pledge to work with them until graduation.

Nurturing the Human Spirit: Balancing Education, Career, and Love of Music

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Alcohol and poverty tore my family apart. In the midst of the chaos, my dreams of pursuing an education seemed unrealistic. I didn't know how I would succeed because I had never seen anyone close to me do it.

Building a Framework for a Successful Internship

Maureen Dumas | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Maureen Dumas

Students can learn valuable skills to complement their classroom learning and help them figure out the next step in their careers. Internships also offer students important networking opportunities that can payoff nicely when they officially enter the workforce.

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.

Work for Free? The Internship Dilemma

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 01.28.2013 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Parents and students expressed frustration that most internships are unpaid and that many universities now require students to enroll in a class. Hopefully, I can provide some answers to those of you who get frustrated or need more insight to internships.

Startup Internships -- What's In It for Me?

David Thielen | Posted 08.14.2012 | College
David Thielen

You hear a lot about what companies are looking for from you as a startup intern. But it's equally important to think about what's in it for you.

Are Internships Worth the Trouble?

Uloop | Posted 10.14.2012 | College
Uloop

Completing the long list of classes for our course curriculum is always the first things on our minds but should all of these things be the only focus on our minds? What about internships?