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Posted October 16, 2014 by

Nervous About Networking? Effective Tips to Come Out of Your Shell

For many of us, going up to a stranger and starting a conversation can be intimidating. We don’t want to say or do anything to embarrass ourselves when meeting someone new. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. So, what can you do if you are nervous about networking? Here are some tips to help you come out of your shell. (more…)

Posted September 05, 2014 by

Searching to Find an Internship in PR and Marketing? 10 Opportunities to Consider

College students hoping to find an internship in PR and marketing should check out these 10 opportunities in the following post.

Featured: Featured And…we’re back! While you’ve been prepping for the Fall 2014 semester, we’ve been talking to recruiters at amazing companies throughout the nation — and they’re looking for awesome candidates like you.Whether you’re finally taking the plunge into the internship world — or have a few under your belt already —

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

Trying to Find an Internship? When to Include an Objective on Your Resume

For anyone trying to find an internship, it may or may not be wise to include an objective on your resume depending on the situation.  Learn more in the following post.

Featured: Featured It’s hard to even think about fall internships – as we just started summer internships – but with the start of July comes the start of the search for the perfect fall internship. I got a note from a reader last night asking me when to include and when not to include an objective on her resume

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

Are You Looking to Find an Internship in Fashion? New Opportunity to Consider

If you want to find an internship in the fashion world, learn more about a new opportunity in the following post.

Featured: Featured As you know, we have new internships going up on the site each week — many of them in the fashion realm. One of our employers, Cynthia Rose NY, has posted their opportunities with us for quite a while and we wanted to give you all the inside scoop. If you’ve ever wondered what it

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Posted June 09, 2014 by

Are Recruiters Interviewing You by Skype? Remember These Tips

Before interviewing with any recruiters by Skype, the following post has some tips to help you prepare.

Featured: Featured Several of our Campus Ambassadors are graduating and in the middle of the job hunt, and many of them have told us about the use of Skype for interviews. I spoke with our former ambassador, Caitlin Beck, who just graduated from Fordham about her experience and tips for other young grads doing Skype interviews:1. Treat it

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Posted June 03, 2014 by

Want to Land an Entry Level Job or Internship in 2014? Top 10 Skills that Interest Employers

To boost your chances of landing an entry level job or an internship in 2014, learn the top 10 skills that are interesting to employers in the following post.

Featured: Featured Last week, I moderated a think tank for Dell in New York City. The topic of the think tank was Gen Y in the “real world” (get the connection with my book? Welcome to the Real World). I sat around a table for several hours with great students, entrepreneurs, and employers and held

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Avoid Asking These 3 Questions in an Interview

If you are an internship finder about to interview for a position, there are three questions you might want to avoid according to the following post.

Featured: Featured In my internship book, All Work, No Pay, I talk all about internship interviews — I even provide a list of the most frequently asked questions during an interview. Everyone always tells you to ask questions at the end of the interview.read more

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Do You Have a Phone Interview Coming Up? Things You Need to Remember

If you are an internship finder with a phone interview coming up, the following post has some things for you to keep in mind for success.

Featured: Featured Internship season is in high gear and I know a lot of you are dealing with phone interviews; especially those of you who plan on going to another state or country for a summer internship. Here are some of my top tips to rock the phone interview: 1. Show the employee you can carry the

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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 21, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Use Transferable Skills to Show You’re the Right Candidate for a Position

If you want to be an internship finder who works in a specific career field, but don’t have experience in that field, the following post has advice on using transferable skills to prove you’re the right candidate for a position.

Featured: Not Featured I met a great student at a WISE networking event at UCLA end of February. She emailed me and told me that her dream internship is in the sports industry. She explained that she had some great work and internship experience on her resume but didn’t have any work within the sports industry. She

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