If you’re just starting your internship this summer, or you’ve been at it for about a month now, what do you hope the outcome of this internship to be? Have you considered turning your internship into something bigger? Like a j-o-b?
So you can turn your summer internship into a job offer, consider these proven tips that will make your employer say, “Hey, let’s talk about keeping you on…”
Today’s workforce practically requires every college student to gain professional experience before landing an entry-level job. And one of the best options for college students to gain that experience: internships.
But what if that internship is less than satisfactory? What if what looked good on paper, isn’t so good in real life?
Companies are now beginning to realize that a strong intern can be the key to their company blooming into a large scale competitor — especially in the tech industry. We are seeing businesses begin to allow interns to actually get their hands dirty and excel doing real work.
What’s the catch, though? Why now?
To better understand this shift in intern treatment, we bring you an excellent infographic from our friends at Who Is Hosting This. This graphic shows how the most powerful figures in business went from intern to CEO, why companies are dishing out more cash for interns and the results.
What are you doing to take yourself from intern, to CEO?
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In days gone by, after your internship you would not only how to make good coffee, you would be worthy of a top spot as a barista at any Starbucks.
But that’s the internship stereotype of the past, when an internship was often regarded as a peon position… a person on whom to dump your unwanted tedious projects and your errands. Now, I say “of the past” because in recent years interns have made strides into becoming recognized as valuable contributors and resources well above and beyond their coffee-making, photocopying, and filing skills…
Your internship has the possibility to give you meaningful experiences and important career lessons and connections that change your life entirely. Sounds like too much work to us!
Just go through the motions and follow our guide to gaining absolutely nothing from your internship and, in no time at all, your boss will be saying, “We have an intern?”
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