With all the commotion about internship season, one has to wonder how does I go about applying for internships? For me, it was as simple as a Google search and asking for help. I Googled “Entertainment Internships Los Angeles” and clicked the first links that came up. I applied for approximately 20 internships over the next week or so, and I managed to snag one. But I didn’t make the most of it- I didn’t know how. So, how do you avoid having a less-than-spectaclar experience and learn from my mistakes? Here are 6 ways to make the most of “intern season”…
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Your internship is like your first weekend trip with a new significant other. You know you both like each other, but you just aren’t quite sure if you’re ready to commit.
While my advice on your relationship may send you—or your partner—in the wrong direction, my 10 laws for you to have an awesome internship will help you build early career success…
June means it is finally summer intern season!
The best way to learn about the inner workings of an intern is to become an intern. The next best way is to work with an intern. The third best way?
Watch television shows about interns…
Over the last few years, an increasing number of universities have begun requiring students to complete an internship before graduation. As the job market becomes more competitive, college students feel pressured to have at least one internship on their resume.
What they don’t realize is that employers expect candidates to have multiple internships – not just one.
Time to step up your game? Here are some reasons why college students need to complete more than one internship before graduation.
Need another reason to work your butt off to be a great intern?
The next time you feel like complaining a little about your internship, remember that there are a bunch of folks who would leap at that chance to be in your shoes.
Every summer, we see tweets from formerly excited interns who write that they’re “bored” and stuck in a “lame” internship.
Throughout your career, and despite best intentions, you’ll find that bad internships and jobs happen. Maybe the internship’s reality doesn’t match the exciting description, the boss has a “unique” management style.
Whatever the case, you still have a job to do – and you can learn a great deal!
Through these suggestions, find ways to motivate yourself – and make the most out of a less than ideal situation…