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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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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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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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