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25 Things You Think Everyday as a Fashion Intern

Sierra Vandervort | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style
Sierra Vandervort

If The Devil Wears Prada, then we wear sweat & anxiety like they're next year's Chanel ballet flats.

Think Tank Apologizes After Telling Amnesty International To 'Suck It' On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

A Washington, D.C., think tank apologized on Tuesday for telling the human rights group Amnesty International to “suck it” on Twitter. Early Tu...

Summer Interns: A Few Things Before You Go

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 08.06.2014 | 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.

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...

Ugandan Happiness

Nourish International | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

This post was written by Nourish International student interns from Penn State University and Duke University, currently working with Community Concer...

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.

5 Ways to Source Summer Interns When You're Strapped for Cash

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

While career fairs are a great way to meet summer interns, registration fees can be pretty outrageous. When you're on a budget and strapped for time, but still want the benefits of a career fair, look into virtual meetups.

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.

I Wrote Speeches for Vice President Biden. Here's What It Felt Like.

Matt Bieber | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Matt Bieber

I felt an odd juxtaposition between the very impersonal way we talk about the White House as an institution ('Today, the White House demanded...') and the very recognizable humanity of the people who work there each day.

Unpaid Interns In Major City Gain Right To Sue

AP | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Tuesday that makes sure the city's law against discrimination applies to inter...

How to Be a Great Internship Boss When You Have No Time

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

You can be a good internship boss, even if your 9-to-5 schedule is already packed. Here are a few ways to become the best internship boss possible, even if you have no time.

Good News For Interns In New York

ProPublica | Blair Hickman | Posted 03.28.2014 | College

Interns of New York City, rejoice. You are now protected against sexual harassment and discrimination based on race, religion and sexual orientation i...

Which Companies Actually Hire Their Interns To Full-Time Positions? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.20.2014 | College

The whole point of an internship is to get you one step closer to a full-time gig. So where can you intern that will actually offer you a salary and 4...

6 Ways To Diversify Your Intern Hires

Ashley Mosley | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Ashley Mosley

A more diverse class of interns means you'll gain access to unique perspectives, build a better reputation, and most importantly, develop an inclusive company culture.

Major University Takes Steps To Protect Students From Shady Internships

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 02.11.2014 | College

After pressure from students, New York University's career center has implemented a number of measures to improve screening of the internship listings...

Creating an Educational Internship Program (Without Overhauling It)

Ashley Mosley | Posted 04.13.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

Contrary to popular belief, education isn't just something acquired in the classroom. When it comes to your internship program, providing your interns...

Why Are Interns Sleeping on Toilets?

Gene Marks | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Gene Marks

This whole intern thing raises a few questions. Most importantly, how can these people in the banking industry be working so many hours when I can't even make deposit at my local branch after 3 p.m., huh? Oh, and I have other questions too.

You Know Who Else Uses Unpaid Interns? Colleges And Universities

ProPublica | Casey McDermott | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

For students interested in a career in sports management, Arizona State University has what seems like a great opportunity. The school's athletic prog...

Philanthropy Is Not a Privilege of Wealth

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

The NGO field, with its lower pay, risky travel and odd hours, needs committed and passionate individuals willing to make a career out of it, and one of the most promising demographics we can find that in is the millennials.

Bankers Awaken

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

These freshly-hired graduates, with dollar signs in their eyes and visions of grand lifestyles in their heads, are subject to ridiculous working hours and conditions, because the employers know the thought process and know they will do whatever it takes.

Why The Entertainment Industry Should Pay Its Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Mosley

Rather than bringing on a group of interns to work for free as administrative or personal assistants, you could be paying them and actually striving to have their tasks impact your bottom line.

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.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/11/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: He chose not to pursue da office; justice delayed; we don't like the way they're purging their voter rolls; and during Lent they offer a fish alternative. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.

Internships Abroad: Why Companies Abroad Understand the Unpaid Internship Better Than Americans

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Etcovitch

When you ask your average college student about their summer internship, you're probably more likely to hear a nightmare story about eight weeks spent fetching coffee than you are to hear a story about a meaningful summer spent getting industry experience.

Unpaid Fashion Internships Are So Last Season

Ashley Mosley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Style
Ashley Mosley

Unpaid internships are a staple in the fashion industry. This is because students and recent graduates faced with the competitive job and internship market will do whatever it takes to get their foot in the door. But will unpaid fashion internships soon be a faux pas?