Category Archives: Internships

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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No Summer Internship Lined Up Yet? What NOT to Do Next…

Steve Jobs

There’s no denying that in today’s workplace: internships matter. But what if you haven’t yet lined up an internship this summer? What if it seems like all the internships you want to apply to are already filled?

Here are five things you should NOT do…   

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5 Ways to Land That “Out of Your League” Internship

Out of Your League

Many college students can relate to Lauren’s internship search. You find an internship that sounds like a dream come true… but become intimidated. Perhaps the fear of rejection kicks in. Do you stand a chance? Should you even apply?

For Lauren, and those college students like Lauren, here are five tips for landing an internship that you might think is out of your league…   

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