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.
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.
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.
Interning during the fall presents its own challenges, namely that you are likely taking classes and maybe even working a part-time job in addition to your internship. Though this dynamic might be difficult to balance, it is not impossible.
Whether they tell you or not, employers are monitoring -- or are increasingly capable of monitoring -- their employees' behavior on the job by weeding through emails, checking phone logs, and even perusing Facebook pages.
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
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.