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Posted May 13, 2014 by

Are You a Marketing Internship Finder? 5 Opportunities to Consider

If you are an internship finder interested in marketing, the following post has five opportunities for you to consider.

Featured: Featured Marketing majors, this one is for you! We have several AMAZING internships that you might want to check out. Here are five marketing internships that you can apply to right now: 1. Guest of a Guest 2. Brand Central 3. Cora read more

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Posted May 07, 2014 by

Are You a Graphic Design Internship Finder? 5 Opportunities to Consider

If you are an internship finder interested in graphic design, the following post has five opportunities for you to consider.

Featured: Featured Attention passionate graphic designers! We both know that there is nothing more important than getting experience and building that graphic design portfolio. Lucky for you, I’ve compiled the top five graphic design internships you MUST apply for this summer. Good luck and have fun applying! 1. Cupcake Digital Inc. 2. The OR’ES Group read

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Not Sure Why You Didn’t Get that Entry Level Job or Internship? Here are 14 Reasons

If you’re wondering why you did not land a particular entry level job or internship, the following post offers 14 reasons that are possible.

Featured: Not Featured We’ve all been rejected from a job or an internship interview before. It hurts – we know. Here are 14 reasons why you may not have gotten the job. 1. You weren’t responsive to the email the interviewer sent out. 2. You took too long to respond to an email (more than 24 hours). 3. Your emails

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Forget to Follow Up with Previous Coordinators

As an internship finder, you might think that once this experience is over that it’s not necessary to stay in touch with the person who coordinated your internship.  However, in the following post, find out why it is a good idea to continue communication with any previous internship coordinators.

Featured: Featured If you’ve heard me speak before, you know my rule on staying in touch with professional contacts. You stay in touch with all of your professional contacts, past internship coordinators, past employers, and past co-workers three times per year! At my presentations I dance around the stage screaming this from the

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Posted January 27, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Using Your Cover Letter to Tell a Story? How to Approach Doing So

As an internship finder, it’s okay to tell a story in your cover letter, just be careful how to approach doing so.  Learn more in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured I had a student write to me and ask me about using a story or personal anecdote in a cover letter. Including something like this is a great way to show off your personality in a cover letter. However, you have to make sure that your story

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Posted September 17, 2013 by

Internship Finder, 4 Myths You Might Hear About

As an intern, you may hear a variety of things about internships.  However, that doesn’t mean everything you hear is true.  In the following post, learn four myths you may come across as an internship finder.

Featured: Featured I was listening to an interview I did with the Washington Post TV about internships. Check it out HERE. While I was listening, I came up with these 4 myths about internships. Enjoy! 1. The goal of the internship is to land a job at THAT company. The goal of the internship is the experience. The goal

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Posted September 11, 2013 by

Internship Finder, Would You Like College Credit for Your Work?

If you’re an internship finder who also happens to be a college student, wouldn’t it be nice to get some credit for your work?  The following post shares an experience relating to this issue.

Featured: Featured At Florida State University, I wasn’t able to get internship credit until I was a junior/senior. I got my first internship the spring semester of my freshman year of college and was told I couldn’t get credit for it. I was able to get “transcript recognition” for the opportunity – my career center helped me with that.

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Posted September 06, 2013 by

Following Up After an Internship or Entry Level Job Interview? Make a Good Impression with a Hand Written Thank You Note

If you want to make a good impression and perhaps even distinguish yourself from other candidates, consider following up an internship or entry level job interview with a hand written thank you note.  Learn how to structure it in the following post.

Featured: Featured I know that it sounds very ‘old school’ but you MUST send a Hand-Written Thank You note after each internship interview. Here are some guidelines on what to include, when to send, etc. read more

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Posted August 13, 2013 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Remember These 4 Tips

You’ve graduated, now it’s on to searching jobs for recent college graduates.  As you do so, there are four tips to keep in mind found in the following post.

Featured: Featured All of my students who graduated in May/June and took on post-grad internships are buzzing about that first job. They are interviewing, applying, and waiting. Here are a few quick tips for all of you who are looking for that dream job or just waiting to

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Posted August 08, 2013 by

Internship Finder, Are You Having a Bad Experience?

As an internship finder, you might have thought you found a great opportunity to learn about a specific career field.  However, you may be having second thoughts about this experience, perhaps for some of the reasons in the following post.

Featured: Featured I’ve been taking some notes on the most frequent student complaints about their internships. I know that employers everywhere are trying to improve their programs. Here are 7 common complaints that students have regarding their internship experiences. A.k.a. — signs of a bad internship. 1. Employers don’t talk to the interns. 2. Employers treat interns like they don’t

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