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10 Ways Interns Can Create a Great First Impression

The New Intern

You’re the new kid on the block… the intern. Your new boss and coworkers will expect you to be learning many skills for the first time. And they’ll be watching… all the time. It’s up to you to make a positive first, and lasting, impression.

As you boost your reputation as an intern, here are 10 things to keep in mind…   

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Got Internship Problems? 10 Survival Steps for a Bad Experience

Bad Internship Experience

Occasionally, interns will get stuck in a bad internship. You might end up feeling undervalued, unappreciated, overworked… of all of the above.

Whatever the case may be, here are 10 steps to cope with what, so far, has been a negative internship experience…   

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Internship to Offer: Advice from the World’s Best Interns

Internship-to-Offer- Insights- from-Top- Interns-at-Amazon-Facebook-and-Google

As a former Google intern, I want to share insights that led to my full-time offer and provide advice from recruiters and top interns at Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon. Whether you’re working at a financial firm, fashion company, or fast-paced startup, these tips will help you land a return offer.


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6 Tips to Get the Most From Your Summer Internship


This week, the University of Maine Innovation Center posted pictures on Facebook of their new crop of “Innovate for Maine” interns.

As I looked at the 30 individual pictures and the big group picture, my thoughts ranged from “wow, what a smart, confident, happy-looking bunch of students” to “do they really know what they’re getting into.”

Not that I have any doubts about their competency, but I wonder if they, as individuals, have a plan to get the most out of their internships…   

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Lessons Learned from Our Favorite Pop Culture Interns


June means it is finally summer intern season!

The best way to learn about the inner workings of an intern is to become an intern. The next best way is to work with an intern. The third best way?

Watch television shows about interns…   

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The 20 Top Companies Hiring Interns… Now!

Summer Internship

You think March is too early to look for a summer internship? Think again!

Right now, many companies are already looking for summer interns. But where should you apply?

To help you find the right internship for you, Glassdoor has uncovered which companies are hiring interns, how internship experiences compare at the highest rated companies for interns, and what financial offers look like at these companies.   

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