Category Archives: Internships

4 Ways to Get the Most Value Out of Your Summer Internship

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We asked former Simply Hired interns to share their thoughts about how they got the most value out of their summer internship.

They came up with four key takeaways, which we share here…   

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Career Apprenticeship: A Faster Road to Your Dream Job?

Career Apprenticeship

For many school and university leavers, a career apprenticeship offers the perfect cocktail of education and experience. In fact, more and more students are opting to train on the job rather than pursue higher education to search of better job prospects.

But is an apprenticeship the stepping stone to your dream career?   

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International Internships: Five Reasons Take Your Skills Abroad

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International internships are both exhilarating and frightening. But when you get passed the fear, you will be faced with one-of-a-kind opportunity.

You have a chance to build a career in a foreign company or to build a good base for future career opportunities.   

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How to Turn an Internship Experience into a New Career

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An internship experience is a bridge between the sweet ol’ student life and the professional employee! It’s a unique opportunity to taste-test a work environment before you actually commit and, of course, it’s an opportunity to experience the ‘real world.’ Here are few things to keep in mind if you’re looking to turn your internship experience into a career.   

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How to Turn Your Internship Into a Job in 5 Simple Steps

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According to the Wall Street Journal, about 72% of interns received offer letters at the end of their internships up from 58.9% in 2015.

So how did they do it?

Well, maybe they were just lucky. But we think they probably followed some of the rules you’re about to read…   

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7 Indicators Your Paid Internship Is Going Really Well

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With just 16.6% of seniors having received a job offer as of April 15, the paid internship is more important than ever before. According to a recent study conducted by InternMatch, students with a paid internship are three times more likely to have job offers than students with unpaid internships. Of course, this means that there’s a very good chance you’re a recently-graduated senior who is doing a paid internship in the hopes it will lead to a full-time position. This also means you’re sniffing out any potential sign of how you’re doing. In hopes of uncovering some signs I may have missed, I asked some of my previous internship managers and bosses what changes occur when their intern is doing a particularly good job.   

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