There are plenty of aspects about internships which can lead to low enthusiasm for the wrong candidate. After all, an internship isn't a full-time job with a career ladder, and interns don't always get the most interesting projects to tackle.
Hiring a quality intern to meet the needs of your company can be a challenge. But you don't need to be a Fortune 500 company to do it right. Building a successful internship program will lay the foundation for recruiting, hiring and managing perfectly matched talent for your company.
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.
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 recession has permanently shifted our job market for the worse. While the majority of jobs lost during the recession were in the middle-income range, the jobs that have since come to replace them are lower-paying hourly wage positions.
The core strengths of a liberal arts education -- the development of skills in critical thinking and analysis, communication, and problem-solving, along with rigorous preparation in an academic discipline -- are more important than ever.
Now there was another period of silence, long minutes as the shuttle's main engines continued to burn to take it into orbit. The bright curvature of the Earth against the darkness of space was visible.
In the course of spending five weeks living in a city like Washington DC that's so popular with tourists, I couldn't help but think about the way different people have different reasons for visiting a site or attraction.
Okay, so now on to what I came for in the first place -- the meteorites! Touchable meteorites always get me excited, because those hunks of stone and iron are the oldest things it's possible to touch -- the ancient leftovers of the formation of our solar system.
The actual lunar spacesuits with traces of moondust still on them give me the chills. And how they're presented in such a dark, quiet case -- you really do feel like you're looking through to watch astronauts walking on the moon.