Category Archives: Internships

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

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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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12 Ways to Turn a Summer Internship into a Job Offer

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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…”   

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7 Signs Your Internship Isn’t Going to Work Out This Time

Internship Not Working Out

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?   

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