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Posted March 13, 2018 by

Need a summer internship? Q&A with expert career counselors

 

For students and grads who are looking for a summer internship, we pulled together some great advice from our friends Vicky Oliver, Author of “301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions,” and Joanne Meehl, “The Resume Queen”® and “The Job Search Queen”® at  Joanne Meehl Career Services. They answered some questions from internship seekers, including where to start, what to do if you live in a small town, whether to consider unpaid internships, how to handle time off and more.

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

How to Turn Your College Job into a Career

Coach watching a batter about to hit

Coach watching a batter about to hit. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Plenty of grown-ups don’t know the answer to that question. College offers a series of different majors, but the career paths that stem from them aren’t always clear. If you major in education, you might feel like you have to be a teacher. If you major in pre-med, you might feel like you have to be a doctor. The truth is, you don’t.

A million shades of gray exist in the wild world of employment. A person with an education major could end up landing a job as a writer or editor in their field of expertise. A person with a pre-med major might decide to skip med school and take a position as a research assistant or lab technologist. (more…)

Posted August 29, 2013 by

Looking to Find Jobs for College Students? Start by Creating a Quality Resume

For some students about to begin college, they may have a desire to make some extra cash.  So, if you’re looking to find jobs for college students, start by creating a quality resume.  Learn more in the following post.

If you’re close to graduation and you’re interested in finding yourself a college job, having a polished and well-written resume is definitely a must! This.

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Posted April 19, 2013 by

Internships: Making your college job pay even more

An intern with her superiors

An intern with her superiors. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Completing an internship can look great on a job application — It proves that you are gaining experience and motivated to learn more about the business you have chosen as your life-long career. But as internships have become harder to find in recent years, many students are turning the tables. Instead of trying to turn their internship into a job, they are turning their college job into an internship. (more…)

Posted November 26, 2008 by

Where do you live during an internship out-of-state?

 

We posed a couple internship-seeker questions to Lauren Berger, dubbed “The Intern Queen”. She shares advice here about finding a place to live in a out-of-state internship.

Internship-seeker question: I found out about you through my school newspaper which happens to be your alum, GO KNIGHTS! I wanted to know with all your experience with finding internships where did you stay? Because I have been really interested in internships in LA or NY such as BET or NBC but most of the big time internships don’t offer pay or a place to stay and I would like to know how did you do it? It’s the only thing holding me back. I don’t know anyone that lives in these places such as family, friends.


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