iOS app Android app


Networking Etiquette: How to Successfully "Pull Some Strings"

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

Almost everyone has a basic network composed of friends, family, school, and organizations that can ultimately help you land an internship or job after graduation.

Are College Grads More Prepared for Life Today Than 10 Years Ago?

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

It's not necessarily that colleges aren't preparing students for the tasks associated with first jobs, but rather they aren't preparing graduates for all the life-skills necessary for "life on the other side."

"Happy New Future"

Tracey D. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Tracey D. Smith

"Happy New Year!!! Happy New Future!!!" That simple quote has such bearing on many students tonight. To a Freshman who has successfully done exceedin...

Are Internships The New Entry-Level Jobs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Many of this recent and future college graduates may be stuck with internships instead of entry-level positions after earning their degrees, according...

More Internships Lead To Full-Time Hires: Wall Street Journal Survey | ALEXANDRA CHENEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

As companies start to rely more heavily on their internship pools to make full-time hires, they're looking for ways to better evaluate candidates and ...

Internships: Gateway to Opportunity or an Obstacle for Low-Income Students?

Michael Laracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael Laracy

The implications for poverty have been clear: if low-income individuals increase their educational attainment, poverty will decline. But education isn't the whole story.

Dr. Janitor: Paradox Or Reality?

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

Gizmodo posted an interesting article earlier this week that says that at least 5,000 janitors working in America have Ph.Ds. Whoa.

PHOTOS: 10 New Realities Of Today's Job Market

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By The recession ended in June 2009. Did you notice? Chances are you probably didn't --e specially if you've been looking for a job. The ba...

Life After Interning: How to Make the Most of Your Exit

Ladan Nekoomaram | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ladan Nekoomaram

While interning, think ahead to the future when you walk out the door and how you can make the most of your exit, even if it doesn't mean an immediate job offer.

Summer Jobs Hit Record Low In Summer 2010

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Only 47.6% of people ages 16 to 24 had jobs in August, the lowest level since the government began keeping track in 1948, the Labor Department said Fr...

New Regulations Make Summer Internships Hard To Come By | HILARY STOUT | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

IT'S been a rough summer so far for the Baltimore Orioles, Miley Cyrus and (it goes without saying) BP. Now, summer interns may have joined the list. ...

Some Students Pay Thousands For Internships

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Each year, thousands of college students descend on Washington for unpaid internships. It can be a nerve-racking process: sending out résumés, tryin...

Lessons Learned from Managing a Dozen Interns

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

When it comes to hiring, it's important for both parties to have vested interest in each other, because an imbalance of interest can put the relationship in an awkward position.

Life at the SETI Institute: SETI Gurls (Video)

SETI Institute | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
SETI Institute

Every summer, the SETI Institute hosts 15-20 college students from around the country as part of its Astrobiology Research Experience for Undergraduat...

WATCH: Young, Educated And UNPAID

Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jett Wells

I'm an unpaid intern who made a short documentary about unpaid internships (watch it below). For someone who has worked for free since I was 17 (besi...

When Your "Dream Internship" Turns Out Not to Be: How to Survive a Frustrating Internship

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

You may have begun the summer feeling like you scored your dream internship -- an internship in the industry you one day hope to take over, at the company you've always idolized. But a month or so in, and things are not quite what they seem.

Frugal Intern: A Summer Sans Air Conditioning

Betty Jin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Betty Jin

I have no air conditioning in my room. And while I'm fortunate to be living on the second floor of a walk-up with ventilation enough to perpetually drive the odors of chorizo from the downstairs taqueria through my halls, I still pine for a small taste of cold in the night.

Scantily Clad 'Skinterns' Make Employers Recoil

Baltimore Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In Washington, D.C., where they've never quite forgotten Monica Lewinsky, a name has evolved for the scantily-clad summer staff: "skinterns." "It's s...

Toyota Lashed Out At Professor David Gilbert During Big Recall

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CARBONDALE, Ill. — It's the kind of publicity any university might dream about: An instructor uncovers a possible flaw that's causing some of th...

10 Relationship Values That Will Help In Your Internship

Ladan Nekoomaram | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ladan Nekoomaram

An internship is a lot like a relationship--if both parties have the other's interests at heart, it can result in a fulfilling experience. But if someone doesn't hold up their end of the commitment, it can result in a bad reference, the product suffering or a gigantic waste of time for everyone.

The Frugal Intern: An Introduction

Betty Jin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Betty Jin

I am (or was) Generation Debt. While I may have been coached on how to ace the SATs and write a sonnet in iambic pentameter, I've never attended a basic course on personal budgeting, the dangers of stacking up on credit cards, and the fine print on how much I'd have to save to pay back my student loans.

Unpaid Internship Regulations: U.S. Department Of Labor Releases New Criteria

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Following a rash of negative publicity relating to unpaid internships -- including young workers who were forced to sanitize door handles and sweep ba...

Unpaid Labor: What to Do When No One Has a Clue

Stephanie Pierson and Barbara Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephanie Pierson and Barbara Harrison

One of the disturbing new trends to emerge from this changing economy is the expectation that smart, talented people will happily give away their skills and their best ideas, without charge.

In Need Of Experience, Students Turn To Unpaid Internships

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Despite the recent flurry of negative press surrounding unpaid internships, they're still being offered in droves -- and students are taking them. ...

The CRAZIEST Internships (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This summer, hundreds of thousands of young adults will work as interns, and for good reason -- the National Association of Colleges and Employers rep...