International Relations Internships

Career Realism

If poverty reduction, foreign aid development ,or diplomacy are of interest to you, internships are abound. However, competition is fierce and the internships may or may not be paid. World Bank. World Bank interns must: Plan on returning to school in a full-time capacity.

Looking for a New Job? Check out the App Market

Resume Bear

They range from games to interactive subway maps to banking tools. If you’re looking for a new career, it might be a good idea to research the app market. TechNet found that app jobs are most popular in the San Francisco Bay area, New York and Seattle.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s explore some of the challenges, and solutions, that new college grads will encounter making their first giant step into the world of work. A new college grad could pursue that sales job and make good money. Each large and medium size city has a convention center.

Five things you can stop worrying about when you worry about getting a job

Penelope Trunk

The New York Times paints this picture of the candidates and companies automating the sending and reading of resumes as a pantomime of a real screening process, except the stakes are real for everyone involved. More and more employers don’t care about your education.

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Married To Your Major in the Workforce? Is It Time To Separate?

Career Rocketeer

They are the pre-med students that start their own clothing labels, or the apparel merchandising majors that try their summer stint at a coveted investment banking firm in New York City. How is it possible that applicants are placed within jobs or internships in which they have no college preparation? Each company handles processes differently and the only way to prepare is through hands-on experience with internships and entry-level positions.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

More than 90% of college kids get internships at some point or another, and, whether or not internships are fair ( some parents buy them ), it is really, really important to have productive summers that can distinguish a recent-grad’s resume. My new job isn't what I want to do forever, but it is putting money in the bank to fund my interests, and gaining me experience in communications. Internships, jobs, volunteering, etc. Is this your first time here?

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Do you overemphasize happiness? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

When it comes to self-reporting happiness, New Yorkers report being less happy than everyone else, and they don't care. New Yorkers love that they can get the best of everything - they want that more than they want to be happy. Here's what I have believed FOR A LONG TIME: You know that song "New York, New York"? I just spent all of 2008 and the majority of 2009 miserable and said that my new measure of success was a level of happiness.

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