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Want Career-oriented Education? Teach Confidence

Diane Gayeski, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

The deluge of demands on higher education to prepare students for careers has left a wake of various responses -- primarily changes in curriculum and more emphasis on testing and assessment of outcomes.

Protecting an Integral Part of the Learning Experience

Molly Corbett Broad | Posted 07.11.2014 | College
Molly Corbett Broad

Different people learn in different ways. Some of us learn by reading, some by listening, some by watching, and some by doing. At colleges and universities, we want to reach all types of learners with all types of learning experiences--and internships are one way we accomplish this goal.

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...

What They Didn't Prepare You for After College

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
Jasmine Crockett

Students tend to think while in the classroom they are learning everything they need to know to be successful on their job. I have spoken to so many people who have made the statement that you don't actually learn your field until you're actually working in it.

What New Graduates NEED to Know About Applying for Jobs Internationally

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Before you start applying for jobs internationally, do the basic research on what kind of work visas or permits you'll need to have to accept the position.

You Could Be The Kardashians Sisters' Newest Intern

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kim and Khloe Kardashian need interns, people, and they're opening up the exclusive search to ... their combined 32 million Twitter followers. In ...

3 Keys to Hiring Rockstar Interns for Your Startup

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 06.23.2014 | 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.

Here's Why You Should Care About Malia Obama's New Job

Jessica Pliska | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Jessica Pliska

Instead of griping about how Malia uses her dad's connections to campaign donors, we should be applauding her for learning early on how to open the right doors. More importantly, we should be making sure our own children learn the same lessons.

An Update From Uganda

Nourish International | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Nourish International

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

College Grads: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Marketability As You Enter the Job Market

R. Kay Green | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
R. Kay Green

Congratulations! You've completed your college degree...today is the first day of the rest of your life. Now that you've graduated...are you prepared to enter the job market?

Invest in Interns

Jill W. Smith | Posted 06.06.2014 | Impact
Jill W. Smith

Internships prepare students for the work force, give them an advantage in seeking jobs after graduation, and may provide benefits beyond the first job.

My Summer Internship Experience to Date and Advice to Fellow Students

Kiana Knolland | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Kiana Knolland

I am currently an intern at the United States Capitol. It has been a phenomenal experience thus far. On a day to day basis, I talk to constituents, attend congressional hearings, and write memorandums.

Brooke Chatterton: What Job Statistics Say About the Value of College Internships

Southwestern University | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Southwestern University

While some criticize unpaid internships as disenfranchising to the poor who are often unable to afford the luxury of working without pay, it provides work experience and eases student entry into the labor market.

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.

So You Want to Go to Medical School? 5 Think-Ahead Tips for High Schoolers

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Given that I encourage students to approach college admissions and career choices based on a good fit model, to me the more important question is, "What can you do to find out if medicine is the right career for you?"

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.

Four Ways You Can Seek Back Pay For An Unpaid Internship

ProPublica | Kara Brandeisky | Posted 05.10.2014 | College

At ProPublica, we've heard from a lot of unpaid interns. You've told us about walking your boss's dog, fact-checking for magazines and even doing the ...

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.

New Grads Aren't Looking for the Right Jobs for the Right Reasons -- Perks Are Earned!

Sandy Malone | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Sandy Malone

Herein lies the basic disconnect: The young, new graduates are suffering from the grand misconception that merely graduating entitles them to a fabulous career. You do not graduate and get a CAREER. You get a job.

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.

Dave Jamieson

Former Howard Stern Intern Sues Sirius XM Over Unpaid Internships

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media

A former intern for The Howard Stern Show has sued the radio personality's broadcaster, Sirius XM Radio, claiming that the company's unpaid internship...

Dave Jamieson

White House Ignores Calls To Pay Interns

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even as it pushes Congress to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, the Obama administration is resisting calls to pay interns who ...

Diversity in Media: Internships

Cierra Lockett | Posted 06.25.2014 | Black Voices
Cierra Lockett

There are many programs that offer great opportunities for diverse college students to succeed in media, and they have fostered meaningful learning experiences for young professionals for years now.

How Dominate Your Internship

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 04.24.2014 | College

When college graduation is right around the corner, it doesn't just mean enjoying the last semester and preparing for finals -- it also means a mounta...

10 Signs We're Out of Our 20s

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

Maybe at 20 you still take the very notion of a lifelong friendship for granted. A grand statement that is meaningless when you're barely out of your teens. But now, a few years later, we seem to know better.