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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.

6 Tips to Turn Your College Summer Internship Into a Job

Michael Ruderman | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Michael Ruderman

Thousands of college students are finishing internships this month before heading back to their campuses. If you were one of those students lucky enough to land a selective internship at a top company, these last few days on the job are critical.

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.

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.

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.

College-Student Partnership Yields Career Success

Donna Randall | Posted 01.27.2013 | College
Donna Randall

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.

How To Land An Internship Using LinkedIn

tv | Posted 10.09.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart Over 175 million members use LinkedIn to meet like-minded people in their industry, foster professional relationships, and sear...

How to Be A Great Fashion Intern

Anne Hilker | Posted 10.21.2012 | Style
Anne Hilker

This summer, I am interning with designer Cynthia Rowley and I love it. Here are five tips I've picked up this summer that will make sure you get the most out of your internship.

How to Be a Great Fashion Intern

Anne Hilker | Posted 10.16.2012 | Teen
Anne Hilker

This summer, I am interning with designer Cynthia Rowley and I love it. Here are five tips I've picked up this summer that will make sure you get the most out of your internship.

9 Ways To End Your Summer Internship On A Positive Note

tv | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen

By Sierra Tishgart The last few days of your summer internship are just as important as the first -- if not more. You've worked hard all summer lo...

How to Manage Your Fall Internship

Uloop | Posted 10.10.2012 | College
Uloop

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.

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.

How Your Boss Can Monitor You at Work

Her Campus | Posted 08.29.2012 | College
Her Campus

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.

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.

8 Things You Must Do Before Your Internship Ends

| Lauren Mobertz | Posted 09.26.2011 | College

You're in the home stretch. You have two weeks left of your internship, and as you prepare to move back to school all you've got on your mind is that ...

How To Lose An Internship In 10 Ways

| Emily Grier | Posted 08.10.2011 | College

You've spent hours hitting the books to maintain your almost flawless GPA. You gave up the Taylor Swift concert with all of your friends to finish up ...