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Posted May 31, 2013 by

Internships as Jobs for College Students – How to Make a Great First Impression

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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My Advice in New Fox Business Article: Making a Great First Impression!

Posted May 29, 2013 by

7 Tips to Make Your Internship a Success

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

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. (more…)

Posted May 20, 2013 by

8 Ways to Succeed in Summer Internships Before Pursuing Recent Graduate Jobs

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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8 Steps for Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

Posted March 20, 2013 by

The Best Internship on Earth for Summer 2013

The Best Internship on Earth is back for 2013.  If you care about the environment and enjoy the outdoors, then you may have an internship in your future.

The Sierra Club is making it possible for two young adults to spend the summer enjoying, exploring, and protecting the planet.  From historic climate rallies and high-adrenaline outdoor adventures to student leadership gatherings and celebrity experiences in nature, two outdoor enthusiasts will get VIP access to go inside America’s most effective grassroots environmental organization. (more…)

Posted October 10, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 6

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, reviewing his experiences with nature and learning about his heritage.

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)

Posted September 13, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 5

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, explaining the conservation efforts made during his internship.

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)

Posted September 12, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 4

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, sharing some memorable experiences from his internship and a new appreciation for wildlife.

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 3

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, discussing his internship opportunity and admitting to a mistake that the best interns probably would not make.

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)

Posted July 31, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 2

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, featuring a compilation of footage from outings in Lake Pyramid, the Grand Tetons, Puerto Rico and Outdoor Nation.

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)

Posted June 28, 2012 by

2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador: Episode 1

The following video is from Joaquin Sosa, the 2012 Best Internship on Earth Outdoor Youth Ambassador, featuring his experience at Yosemite National Park. While at the park, see which animal turned up (not the one everyone expected).

Joaquin recently completed his third year at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he’s studying digital media and photography.  A self-described wilderness enthusiast, Joaquin is eager to explore all the wild places our country has to offer and share his journey through video blogging. (more…)