Category Archives: Internships

Even Little White Lies Will Hurt Your Career

Job Interview Fail

You find a job description that sounds awesome, only to realize the employer is looking for an intern with years of experience and a long list of skills.

But you want this internship. You need this internship! So what do you do in order to feel more qualified? More competitive? You lie…   

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Will That Unpaid Internship Be Worth It?

Is your unpaid internship worth it

“The purpose of a bona fide internship is to integrate classroom learning with practical skill development in a real-world setting,” Circuit Judge John Walker reportedly stated in a recent article about unpaid internships.

But, what exactly defines an internship experience like this?   

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Conquer These 10 Common Internship Fears


In a recent article “14 Awfully Frustrating Things That Every Intern Goes Through,” there’s a list of fears many interns experience. Although these are common fears for interns, there’s no reason for you to allow them to get the most of your internship experience.

To help you stay calm as you enter your next internship, I’m going to help you divide and conquer some of the most frustrating things you might experience as an intern…   

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5 Skills Needed to Score the Internship of Your Dreams

As the new fall semester approaches, you’re probably gearing up to find your next internship for the fall, or perhaps even the spring or summer.

Does it sound like it’s too soon? Perhaps at one time, that was true. However, in today’s job market, it’s never too early to get started…   

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How Do Interns Set Their Career Up for Success? [Infographic]

Intern Must Dos

You may be just finishing your summer internship, or looking forward to a new gig in the fall.

Either way, compliments of Northpoint, we present this quick reminder of “must do’s” for interns…   

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3 Things You Must Do Before Your Summer Internship Ends

Home Stretch of Summer

Somehow I blinked and it was August… the home stretch of summer.

And if you’re one of the many who chose to spend the last several weeks as an intern – doing meaningful work and gaining great experience (let’s hope) – that means that its soon time to say good-bye…   

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