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Internship Advice

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...

Stop Blaming the Intern for Social Media Gaffes

Melissa Schwartz | Posted 09.09.2014 | Media
Melissa Schwartz

It happened again. While everyone was out enjoying their Fourth of July holiday, an intern for American Apparel used a photo of the Challenger space shuttle explosion on its Tumblr page, "mistaking the image for a fireworks display."

A Message to All the Interns

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other day I found myself giving a teary retirement farewell to two people who'd worked at the Rodale Institute since the early 1970s... since I ...

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.

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Internship

Natalie Bounassar | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Natalie Bounassar

The upside to a disappointing internship is that internships typically have a set duration. You're never truly "stuck" in any situation, but internships are especially temporary.

I Love My Internship! Now What?

Geoff Falen | Posted 10.16.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

Several weeks ago, I wrote about what to do if you hate your internship. But it's just as important to zero in on what you like about your internship -- and what that might mean for the future.

The Great Juggling Act: 4 Tips for Balancing Multiple Internships

Uloop | Posted 09.23.2013 | College
Uloop

As summer term wraps up and I reflect on how I balanced these three internships, I have compiled a list of four tips to help you balance your own internships for the upcoming terms.

5 Things You Must Do Before the End of Your Internship

Her Campus | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Her Campus

Landing your dream internship is only the first step to becoming a dream intern, so hopefully you've gotten the hang of it by now.

10 Ways to Add Value to an Internship or Job

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Carol J. Carter

I've worked with interns for the last 20 years in corporate America and for the last decade as an entrepreneur. Here is how I've seen interns and staff add value.

Becoming Your Dream

Opal Vadhan | Posted 07.21.2013 | College
Opal Vadhan

This is what helped me achieve my dreams, and I still use these tips today to keep working on my dreams. It does take hard work, but trust me -- it does pay off.

I Hate My Internship! Now What?

Geoff Falen | Posted 07.08.2013 | College
Geoff Falen

An internship will not allow you to determine with absolute certainty which industry will be the best fit for you, but even your "mistakes" can be instructive as you develop your career path.

Spring Tips for Landing a Summer Internship

Maureen Dumas | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Maureen Dumas

Although the clock is ticking down, there is still time for students to find the right summer internship. Here are my top five tips for what students can be doing now.

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.

Whitney Port at UCLA

Serena Lee | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Serena Lee

I never imagined that I would have a short chat with Whitney Port's mom about mod podge and crafts. As a form of stress release during midterm season, I have been crafting D-I-Y drink coasters.

Making College Career Preparation a Deliberate Process

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 04.06.2013 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

There has been an historic dispute regarding the liberal arts values of higher education versus career values, the argument being that they are mutually exclusive -- but they're actually not. They need to come together for the benefit of our students.

Rock Your Next Internship at Every Stage of the Game

Brazen Life | Posted 02.12.2013 | College
Brazen Life

A concise, upbeat and professional message in the body of the email that expresses interest in the available internship goes a long way and gives you the opportunity to wow the employer with your clean writing before they even open your resume.

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.

10 Ways to End Your Internship on a High Note

Lauren Berger | Posted 09.25.2012 | College
Lauren Berger

Continue asking for approval. As the end of your internship nears, it's very tempting to become lazy. Make sure that you stay on top of all assignments and continue to ask for approvals when needed.

5 Things You Need to Do Halfway Through Your Internship

Her Campus | Posted 09.15.2012 | College
Her Campus

Now is the perfect time to make sure you're still on the right track to having your boss remember you as that awesome intern who they should definitely hire one day (or at least give a good recommendation to), so don't slack off now!

The 10 Commandments of Intern Abuse

Kurt Braunohler | Posted 09.10.2012 | Comedy
Kurt Braunohler

I'm a firm believer in the motivational, educational and dollar-saving power of intern abuse. In my new IFC comedy game show BUNK, we actually use our intern Patrick as a human timer -- giving contestants the time it takes for him to wade through a bag of broken glass for a razor blade.

13 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Internship

Posted 06.19.2012 | College

Many college students will spend their summers interning for little or no money in hopes that their work gets them one step closer to a real job after...

10 Ways to Lose an Internship

Her Campus | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Her Campus

After spending months preparing for the internship of your dreams, the last thing you want to do is jeopardize it from the beginning. Her Campus gives you 10 ways to lose your internship, and how to avoid these mistakes

Things to Avoid This Summer

Alexa Gorman | Posted 08.07.2012 | College
Alexa Gorman

Oh. My. God. This is real life -- and a real internship. It's the beginning of a career; it's the beginning of the real world. I asked everyone and their brother how to prepare. Most of the advice ended up being what I shouldn't do. So, this is what I'm going to try to avoid while I'm in D.C.

Marketing Your Way Into College (or a Job)

Jayati Sengupta | Posted 04.04.2012 | College
Jayati Sengupta

As colleges become more competitive, prospective students need to leverage special talents, skills and experiences to gain admission to their top college choices. Students need to market their specialty wisely.