Category Archives: Internships

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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5 Ways to Turn Your Internship or Temp Job Into a Long-Term Gig

Internship to job

This summer you gained valuable work experience that will pad your resume for life after graduation. But for now, your summer internship is almost over… or maybe that temp contract is about to expire.

This is no time to develop short-timers disease, however; after all, internship and temp jobs can jumpstart your career after graduation…   

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6 Ways to Leverage Your Internship Experience on LinkedIn

Leveraging LinkedIn

The typical college student isn’t really into LinkedIn… at least not yet. Without much professional experience, many wonder who to connect with and how to make your career-to-date look attractive.

Once you score an internship, though, things are looking up for you on LinkedIn! Here are six ways you can leverage your internship experience when using LinkedIn:   

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One Brand Gets it Right: This is Not Your Father’s Internship

InternsAcrossAmerica

This is not your father’s (or mother’s) internship!

As you can see from this infographic from Gatesman+Dave, and ‘The Brandtern Experience’, internships today are far different than they were a generation ago…   

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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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