Author Archives: Heather Huhman

Conquer These 10 Common Internship Fears

Fear

In a recent article “14 Awfully Frustrating Things That Every Intern Goes Through,” there’s a list of fears many interns experience. Although these are common fears for interns, there’s no reason for you to allow them to get the most of your internship experience.

To help you stay calm as you enter your next internship, I’m going to help you divide and conquer some of the most frustrating things you might experience as an intern…   

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5 Skills Needed to Score the Internship of Your Dreams

As the new fall semester approaches, you’re probably gearing up to find your next internship for the fall, or perhaps even the spring or summer.

Does it sound like it’s too soon? Perhaps at one time, that was true. However, in today’s job market, it’s never too early to get started…   

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5 Ways to Start Your Career While Still in College

Career college

Kicking off your career in college is essential to your success after graduation. College students who do internships, brand themselves, and gain real world experience are more likely to land jobs after college than those who don’t do anything to advance their careers.

There are so many different things you can do to launch your career as a college student…   

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Reap The Benefits of an Internship During the School Year

experience

Want in on a little secret? I’m going to show you how you can gain more internship experience than ever imagined. Many college students think they can only complete internships during the summer because they’re often told that’s the best time to gain experience. Sure, while summer internships are ideal for many college students, most of them are missing out on great opportunities throughout the rest of the year. Internships that take place during the fall or spring semesters of your school year can be a great way for you to gain experience while taking classes. While you may think you   

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Summer Internship or Part-Time Job: Which is Right for You?

Pros-And-Cons

32 percent of graduates with internship experience found full-time employment immediately after college (as opposed to the 21 percent of students who weren’t interns), according to CareerBuilder. But maybe pursuing an internship this summer is financially unrealistic? Maybe a part-time job fits your immediate needs better? To help determine the best choice for you, here are the pros and cons of internships versus a part-time job during the summer break: Internship Pros Gain experience in your field: Employers expecting interns to come in with a limited understanding of what it’s like to work in your chosen field. Get the most out of your internship by taking advantage of every   

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No Summer Internship Lined Up Yet? What NOT to Do Next…

Steve Jobs

There’s no denying that in today’s workplace: internships matter. But what if you haven’t yet lined up an internship this summer? What if it seems like all the internships you want to apply to are already filled?

Here are five things you should NOT do…   

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