Category Archives: Internships

How to Beat the Competition and Win that Coveted Internship

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As we look forward to the fall season, competition for an internship is quite high. The key to getting a clear shot at a coveted internship? You must stand out in the crowd of resumes and applications.

Today, it isn’t enough to list your experiences and accomplishments. You must remember the rules of marketing…

You’ve got to focus on creating a product that the consumer desires.    

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How to Turn Your Internship into a Full-Time Gig [Infographic]

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After college students complete an internship, many hope they receive for an offer for a full-time gig. After all, they’ve researched the company, put in some time, and learned the ropes.

Employers often feel the same way. From their perspective: why go through a lengthy candidate search when they already have a known quantity right in front of them?   

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11 Summer Internship Lessons Sure Help You Win the World of Work

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While I’ve learned a lot from my classes, there are some summer internship lessons higher education just can’t teach you.

Here are some things I’ve picked up on so far, each sure to help you win the world of work…   

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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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