Category Archives: Internships

This Summer You’re Not “Just an Intern”

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You’ve begun your summer internship. Now, how will you get the most out of the experience… and get a solid head start on your career?

Don’t settle by thinking of yourself as “just an intern.” Instead, co-manage your internship and the experience! Here are some ideas to get you started…   

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Are Internships the New Job Interview? [Infographic]

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While improved over recent years, the job market remains difficult for recent college graduates. But as it turns out, there is one way to greatly improve your chances of getting a job offer before you walk across the stage to accept your diploma: Internships.

Consider these facts, as shown in this infographic from eLearners.com…   

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Real-World Advice about Cybersecurity Internships

Cybersecurity Internships

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest fields on the planet.

In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts the number of information security jobs will grow by 37 percent through 2022. According to the Wall Street Journal, demand for cybersecurity personnel is growing 3.5 times faster than other IT fields…   

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How Grad School Internships Lead to a Great Job

Grad School Internships

Grad school is a busy time – and it’s easy to become overwhelmed when you’re attending class full time, working on research projects, and trying to squeeze in an internship.

By working smart, though, you can get the job preparation power of internships – hands-on experience, networking, mentorship and job offers – without taking energy away from school…   

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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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Get the Most from Your Internship: Before, During and After

Internships and Career

Fresh out of college, most recent grads find themselves facing one heck of a conundrum: They can’t get experience until they have experience.

Perhaps rightfully so, no one wants to hire someone completely green. But this leaves the newcomers to the “real world” up the creek without the proverbial paddle. The answer? Internships.   

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