June 03, 2013 by William Frierson
Most of us would agree that LeBron James is the best player in the NBA, and now his company is looking for the best interns. Learn more about these jobs for college students in the following post.
Featured: Not Featured I was traveling last night and a friend sent over the link for LeBron James’ new internship program. Clearly, we had to cover it! It looks like LeBron’s company, LeBronJames.com, launched an internship program for journalism, marketing and communications majors. Some of the tasks that look interesting include: • Maintaining basketball and technology
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May 31, 2013 by William Frierson
As jobs for college students, internships should be taken seriously. If you want to make a great first impression, get some tips in the following post.
Featured: Not Featured First impressions are so important and can set the tone for your entire internship experience. You can create a positive lasting impression by following 4 easy tips. Read about them and see the advice I got to share in this new Fox Business article HERE.
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May 29, 2013 by Steven Rothberg
The nation’s employers are increasingly selective in recruiting and now demand that even entry-level candidates have on-the-job experience. As a result, the once optional summer internship has become a requisite component of any young person’s resume, according to one employment expert, who advises those embarking on internship programs this summer take steps to ensure they make the most of the experience.
“Internships are more important than ever, but not all internship programs are created equal. Many employers do not have any type of strategy when it comes to utilizing and educating their interns. In these situations both the employer and the intern lose. It is critical that young people entering an internship program take a proactive approach to managing and maximizing their experience,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of global outplacement and business coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Continue Reading
May 28, 2013 by Steven Rothberg
The average salaries for bachelor’s and master’s degree interns held steady this year, according to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s 2013 Internship & Co-op Survey found that the average salary for bachelor’s degree interns ticked up just 0.3 percent to $16.26 per hour from $16.21 per hour last year.
“However, interns in several majors at the bachelor’s degree level earned average salaries that topped $18 an hour,” notes Marilyn Mackes, NACE executive director.
Engineering ($20.36), computer science ($18.96), and mathematics ($18.15) majors had the highest average hourly wages among bachelor’s degree level interns. Continue Reading
May 24, 2013 by Steven Rothberg
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, and CollegeRecruiter.com, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, recently co-hosted a half day, college recruiting conference.
Below is a video recording of the keynote presentation by Tey Scott, Head of Global Campus Recruiting for LinkedIn, at the May 13, 2013 College Recruiting Bootcamp co-hosted by LinkedIn and CollegeRecruiter.com:
May 22, 2013 by William Frierson
What should interns bring to their internships? The following post includes a list of items that may be necessary if you have these jobs for college students.
Featured: Not Featured We are in full on internship-preparation mode! One of the things you need to put together is the bag or purse that you’ll be taking to your internship. First off, choose a bag that you can wear everyday — regardless of what color clothes you are wearing. You want to try to change
May 21, 2013 by William Frierson
Before landing entry level jobs, graduates may need to obtain internships to gain some experience in their career fields. The following post shares three things to do in these recent graduate jobs before day one.
1. Be familiar with all company social platforms. You should have knowledge of the company website and any social media handles they use. Try to have a good understanding of the company’s clients and the tone they use when describing what they do online. Also, note how they represent themselves on their social media pages. read more
May 20, 2013 by William Frierson
An internship is a good opportunity to gain some invaluable work experience. For students with summer internships lined up, the following post shares eight ways to succeed in these experiences before pursuing recent graduate jobs.
Internships are a fantastic way to meet new people, learn about a chosen industry and discover what your dream job is really like. There are a number of things that you can do to make sure you’re getting the most out of your internship experience. Because if your friends are hanging out at the mall over the
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May 14, 2013 by William Frierson
Today, most college students have probably heard of an internship, and understand that it is an opportunity to gain experience for recent college graduate jobs. However, that was not always the case. The following post includes an infographic that takes you through the history of internships.
It’s hard to believe that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century. The interns of the past were actually apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or calling. Today, students embark on internships during their college years to gain out-of-the
April 29, 2013 by William Frierson
The following post explains how to approach including internships to your resume to help you land an entry level job as a certified nursing assistant.
Now that you have done all the hard work to settle as a proficient and successful certified nursing assistant (CNA), it is time to exhibit your prizewinning credentials and expertise before the competitive job market. As a newbie, not only to the professional world, but also to the CNA medical sector in particular, you need to make a