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Summer Internships

Many Students Don't Have the Resume and Interview Skills to Actually Get Hired

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business
Sandy Malone

Have I really eliminated applicants because their resume was too stupid-looking to contemplate? Yes. That's what the delete button and the shredder next to my desk are for.

The Perfect Summer Job: Why Waiting Tables Beats an Internship

Lori Janjigian | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

I allowed myself to fall into the trap of thinking that an internship was much too important to turn down -- even if it cost me money and taught me very little.

The Value Of Internships That Don't Work Out

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Internships are complex for young, ambitious hopefuls. On one hand, they're thrilled to gain access to that most coveted company or work environment. ...

Rachel Moroney: Death of an Intern

Rachel Moroney | Posted 11.03.2013 | Women
Rachel Moroney

It's easier or maybe simpler to work longer hours. No one asks any difficult questions and it's easily quantifiable and measurable -- a bit like basing success purely on money and power.

A Summer Intern's Labor of Love

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Lisa Sharkey

As the summer draws to a close and students head back from the workplace to the classroom, what will they take away from a couple of months on the job?

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.

Sending Kisses Around the World: What Google Taught Me About the New Age of Digital Marketing

Jane Seo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Jane Seo

With the calming melody of Misty Miller's "Evergreen Love" humming in the background, I watched the computer screen as the sealed letter floated from the ancient palaces in Seoul to the Empire State Building in New York City, and finally into my Gmail inbox.

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.

When Nature Breaks

Abree Murch | Posted 09.25.2013 | College
Abree Murch

Over the next twenty-four hours, I learned that you've never experienced a thunderstorm until you've camped through one.

How to Say No Gracefully When You're an Intern

Brazen Life | Posted 09.23.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While paid vs. unpaid internships are a whole 'nother story, it does raise the question of whether or not an intern should speak up. As an intern, when should you say "no"? And what are effective ways to do it?

Traversing the NBA Draft: An Intern's Plight and Pleasure

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 09.05.2013 | College
Tyler R. Tynes

As an intern in the sports department, the youngest of all my colleagues, I was given the task to travel to the NBA Draft and give live coverage of the event. It was as if my editors knew my birthday (November 18th for those wondering) was too far away. So instead they gave me my gift a few months in advance.

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.

A Quora Guide to Internships

Quora | Posted 09.02.2013 | Technology
Quora

This Spotlight Feature originally appeared on Quora. Q: What are the best ways to excel in a summer internship? A: Ask a lot of questions - This i...

An Open Letter to 2013 Summer Interns: Here's Everything You're Doing Wrong and How to Fix It

Allison Stadd | Posted 09.01.2013 | College
Allison Stadd

Employers must, and many don't, treat their interns with respect, as they do their salaried employees. But that doesn't mean that, as an intern, you're entitled to the same self-government as the employees around you.

From Internship to Offer: Insights from Top Interns at Google, Facebook & More

Jonathon Youshaei | Posted 08.17.2013 | College
Jonathon Youshaei

Whether you're working at a financial firm, fashion company, or fast-paced startup, these tips will help you land a return offer and have an amazing summer.

This Internship Will Get You $6K A Month -- And Free Massages

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

A new film about interning at Google (aptly titled "The Internship") may have underperformed at the box office over the weekend, but real-life Google ...

Why There's More To Summer Than Just Sitting On Your Couch

Celeste Yim | Posted 08.10.2013 | Teen
Celeste Yim

The notion of learning, especially during the summer, seems to imply dullness or monotony, but throughout a number of my summers, it has simply implied discovery. I really believe summer is not only a time to relax, but also a time to learn.

Help Your Child Have a Productive Summer

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Just because school's out doesn't mean learning takes a holiday. Summer is the time for expanded freedom, casual attire and family vacation, but it is also the perfect time for life lessons.

4 Golden Rules of Internship Etiquette

Her Campus | Posted 07.09.2013 | College
Her Campus

After months of editing your resume, relentlessly hunting for internships, and shopping for the perfect interview outfit, you finally landed a summer internship!

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.

Why Paid Internships Matter

Laura Rowley | Posted 03.10.2013 | College
Laura Rowley

Here's a truly dumb idea: Let's reserve valuable internships for the wealthiest students alone, at a time when college costs continue to surge past middle-class family incomes and available aid. This is what a recent op-ed effectively recommends.

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.

Pilot Lessons

Lorraine Duffy Merkl | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Lorraine Duffy Merkl

Sometimes I purposely make the whirring noise of rapidly spinning propellers to punctuate the fact that like many Manhattan mothers I am called a "helicopter."

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.