Author Archives: Heather Huhman

A Proven 4-Step Process for Getting the Internship You Want

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Searching for an internship can be a stressful and overwhelming process. By learning the right tips and techniques and knowing what steps to take and when, however, you’ll find the process becomes much easier, and each step you take gets you that much closer to your goal.

To help you land an internship you’ve been dreaming of applying for, check out this proven 4-step process…   

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10 Soft Skills Every Young Professional Must Master

Soft Skills for Young Professionals

According to NACE, soft skills – those mostly intangible skills that reflect your personality and work ethic – are one of the most important factors in hiring.

So if you want to stand out during your job or internship search, it’s essential to first master and then effectively market certain soft skills, like these ten…   

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5 Internship Lessons from The Rich and Famous

Famous Interns

MindFloss recently published a new video about 25 famous people who started their careers as interns at the bottom of the totem pole. From news anchors like Anderson Cooper to fashion designers such as Betsey Johnson, successful people from almost every industry got their start as an intern.

If you’re looking for a little inspiration during your internship, here are five important lessons to take away from history’s most famous interns…   

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How Do You Know If That Internship Will Turn Into a Job?

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According to a study by NACE, internship to job conversion has risen to 51.2 percent. So, your internship is more likely to turn into a full-time job now, right? Well, maybe.

This interactive infographic depicts data from a new LinkedIn study about the correlation between students who do internships and how often those internships turn into full-time jobs…   

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7 Ways to Become the Best Intern Your Employer Ever Hired

The Best Intern Ever

Maybe you’ve been with an employer as a summer intern and are looking to go out with a bang. Or perhaps you’re looking for a Fall internship? Either way, you’re probably wondering what you can do stand out as the best intern your employer has ever hired.

There are a variety of traits employers look for in uber-successful interns…   

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7 Ways To Make Sure Your Summer Internship Ends Well

Internships Over and Out

August is right around the corner. Summer is almost over… and, by definition, so is your summer internship.

So now is a good time to think about the final weeks of your summer gig, and perhaps the last chance you’ll have to tie up loose ends, communicate with colleagues and make yourself stand out to your supervisor…   

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