Category Archives: Internships

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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22 Things to Do During Your Summer Internship [Infographic]

22 Things

If you’re a regular reader of The Savvy Intern, chances are good you’re either looking for – or have already secured an internship for the coming summer.

Chances are also good you’re already thinking about how to make a great first impression – and making the most of the opportunity in front of you. Which is where this terrific infographic from Management Paradise comes in…   

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4 Unique Techniques for Finding a Summer Internship

Unique Ways to Find an Internship

Even if you’re tapped into your university’s career center and job board, finding an internship is a major challenge for most college students and recent grads.

The reality is: most internship postings aren’t advertised on popular job boards, including your career center’s. Which means that when it comes to finding an internship that fits your interests and professional needs, you must be innovative…   

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7 Things You Just Can’t Say During Internship Interviews

Dont say that

Interviewing for an internship can be a nerve-wracking step in your career… especially if it’s your first internship.

So how do you calm the nerves and put your best foot forward? How do you your allow your strongest skills and qualities to shine through… without shooting yourself in that forward foot?   

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It’s Time to Take Control of Your Internship Search

Take control

Does it feel like you’ve been searching and applying for internships non-stop, yet haven’t had any luck? No call-backs? No interest? No interviews?

I this is true for you, then it could be a sign you need to regain control of your search… it’s time to try something different!   

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4 Ways You Can Land an Incredible Internship

Career building

In today’s workforce, an internship is the golden ticket to a successful career for many young adults.

Unfortunately, according to new research by Gallup-Purdue University, just one-third of recent graduates say they had an internship or job in college that allowed them to apply the skills they learned in the classroom…   

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