Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Internship Programs Announced appeared first on Ms. As everyone knows, an internship is essential to college students looking to advance their careers in a chosen industry,” said Tara McCaffrey, VP of Marketing at The Boston Consulting Group.

Should I Take a Boring Internship?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

& Dale: I applied for a few spring internships and only heard back from one. Unfortunately, this internship is the least interesting of the three I applied for. Dale: Well, Ryan, my first choice for this spring would be to play point guard for the Boston Celtics, but I haven’t heard back, so I guess I’ll do something less enjoyable. Accept the internship, but meanwhile keep looking. Dear J.T. &

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Take Charge of Your Career as a Freshman


Pursuing internships and other experiences that match with your academic and career interests should be a significant element of your plan. Look for internship workshops, online networks, alumni events and employer information sessions at your school. Welcome to college!

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ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Some of the best of these include the Boston College Alumni Group and The Penn State Alumni Association.

2012 283

3 Steps to Move Ahead in Your Entertainment Career

Career Realism

I want to work in movie marketing when I graduate and I’m looking for an internship for next semester.”. I just graduated from Boston University College of Communications and I’m looking for an opportunity to break into production.”.

2012 114

Why Standard Applications are Broken for New Grads

Corn on the Job

Phoebe Farber is a Senior at Northeastern University in Boston and the Founder & CEO of Prospective Plus, which has built – the Common App for Jobs. Career Advice Internships Job Search Applications Job Applications new grads

2013 111

Top Career Blogs for New Graduates

Position Ignition

Take a look at the blog for the full list but the top 10 best general career advice blogs are: Boston Career Counselor Blog. Internships, the Training Wage and Finding a Graduate Job. We are happy to share with you that the Position Ignition Career Advice blog has been included in a top 40 list of the best career counselor blogs for the brand new graduate, written by

2011 144

What are the Big Do’s and Don’ts During a Job Interview?

Career Alley

Author Byline: Boston Technical Recruiter. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by , a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. “ Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. &# - John Maxwell.

2011 215

Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

Historic Boston. As a women-centered university located in Boston, Simmons College has a lot to offer when it comes to the history of the city. Old photos, maps, and historic architectural projects can be found in the college’s Historic Boston pinboard.

Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

Tips for recruiters and hiring managers to engage fresh talent on LinkedIn: Post your entry-level jobs and internships for free on through June 2013. Search for jobs and internships at our Student Jobs homepage. Top 10 Companies for Students and Graduates.

2012 255

April Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

Seeking a Social Media Internship this Summer? A Boston Marathon Story. This month the MCG team is proud to say we survived the launch of the New & Improved Ms. Career Girl!

2013 151

LinkedIn’s Youthful Expansion


in Boston? Create a profile including awards, volunteering, skills, activities, jobs and internships, and personalized URL. Do you have a teenager in your family? Well there is big news in the world of social media: LinkedIn is now available for high school users.

2013 152

The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Deborah Federico is an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services in the School of Management at Boston University. Gone in sixty seconds.

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

While employment rates for college graduates are soaring, a hefty chunk of newly grads ( over 70% ) find themselves navigating careers and internships entirely unrelated to their major. A graduate of Princeton University and Boston University, she recently moved to the northwest of the U.S. Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year.

2018 142

How To Bridge The Gap In Your Resume |

Resume to Referral

Here’s an example of how to build that bridge on your resume: 1993-2001 Assistant Director of Marketing, Ace Manufacturing, Boston, MA 2001-2002 Boston University, Earned an M.A.

2010 64

I’m insulted by a junior hire with the same title as me, thank-you notes after terrible interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

I did an internship interview earlier today that went pretty terribly. But once you find a way to do it that won’t increase their costs, you can say something like, “Since I have a meeting in San Diego right after that, I’d like to book my second flight to San Diego rather than back to Boston. I’d like looks like it would cost $350, the same as flying me back to Boston. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2019 52

40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

Boston Career Counselor Blog : Get some free career counseling that will help you whip your resume into shape, ace an interview and network your way into a new job. Recommended Post: “ Internships: What Do You Think?

2011 263

Explore the Career Path of an Architect

Career Realism

I work as an architect at a medium-sized firm in Boston, Massachusetts, and have worked here for five years if you include my internship and time spent as an entry-level drafter.

2012 77

2 Strategies for Combating Ageism on Your LinkedIn Profile Photo

Career Realism


2010 81

11 concrete ways to use Twitter for networking

Blue Sky Resumes

Simply go to Twitter Search and type in the key words (for example, ‘web design jobs’ or ‘PR internships’), then check your chosen keywords every day. Looking for a Social Media job up in Boston.

2014 64

Colleges Offering OpenCourseWare

Resume to Referral

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2009 54

The TRUTH About Not Qualifying for a Job

Career Realism


2010 96

my manager accused me of fraud, helping an employee with anxiety, and more

Ask A Manager

He is currently searching for jobs/internships in the political research field (in the D.C. The alternative is probably taking an unpaid internship or even a minimum wage job. Some of the jobs for which I’m applying are in Boston, and with family in the area, I was debating using their address when applying to these Boston jobs. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go… 1. How can I help an employee who suffers from anxiety?

2013 53

The worst thing they could've said was, “Nein”

Corn on the Job

A month ago, Kylie noticed an open internship position that was similar to her job, but located at SAP headquarters in Germany across the globe. So far, looking for a job in unlikely places, landed me an internship with a startup. But part of it is reality, knowing that it is more probably to ask for an international internship as an intern than and international managerial job. That’s pretty incredible that you landed an internship with such a famous company.

2009 52

reputation repair at work, someone keeps stealing my jobs, and more

Ask A Manager

I am a patent secretary in the Boston area. I worked several summer internships prior to my current position, however I did not have a specific manager and have not stayed in contact with anyone I worked with at the companies. However, I’d do whatever you can to get in touch with someone who could be a good reference from your internships — think about who there knew your work best and try to find them on LinkedIn, etc.

2013 55

I’m trying to resign but it’s not working, client is deducting fees for quick payment, and more

Ask A Manager

I started an internship at a start-up company in November, and now that Ive graduated college I’m ready to move on. I’m excited by the prospect of moving to Dallas for the job, but am about to have to decide whether or not to renew a lease here in Boston; while I of course don’t expect you to alter your timeline to accommodate that, I’d be grateful to get a sense of when I might hear from you about next steps.” It’s five answers to five questions.

2015 61

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. It used to be that you could only get the internships, the introduction, the job through your connections–and you met the "right" people at college. Internships, jobs, volunteering, etc.

2010 78

What makes a blog successful? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Now my blogs focus is about my journey that started last year – how to get that internship, get the job, relocate for what you're passionate about – the journey from point A (college) to point B (career). Posted by Cat in Boston on November 18, 2009 at 2:43 pm | permalink | Reply Making regular blog posts while keeping the content interest is a tough choir, especially when you have a fairly young blog like mine. Is this your first time here?

2009 67

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

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Do you overemphasize happiness? Posted to: Fulfillment | Knowing yourself January 14th, 2010 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I think I’m over the happiness thing. I think I am thinking that the pursuit of happiness is, well, vacuous. I don’t think people are happy or unhappy.

2010 83

bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

Ask A Manager

On the bright side, at least they weren’t contacting you from Bangalore with a job candidate in Boston, for your position in DC?! what should I say/ask as I leave my internship?

2011 74

coworkers can't see past my Russian accent — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

This isn’t just non-american accents, I recently read an article that a lot of people go to speech therapy to lose brooklyn or boston accents because they feel like there are certain stereotypes or stigmas attached to them.

2011 70