Boost Your Work Experience with a Relevant Internship

Ms. Career Girl

What else you can do is to enroll in an internship. The internship market can be a nasty place. Many internship practices are even dirtier and more unfair than those from the actual labor market. The internship market is spoilt, but it’s back on track.

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How to Turn an Internship into a Job Offer

Career Alley

For many college students, getting an internship can be an ideal way to gain real-world work experience. In some cases, an internship can even lead to a part-time or full-time job with the same company. Once your internship has ended, it wouldn’t hurt to send a thank you note — a real one on paper, not just a quick email or text — or perhaps a nice bouquet of flowers or chocolates from FTD as a way to say thank you.

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Remote Multimedia Journalism Internship

Career Realism

We're seeking 10 multimedia journalism interns for a 4 ½ week virtual internship (May 27 2020 - June 26 2020). Work It Daily offers professionals and executives an affordable way to get the mentoring and support needed to solve their career problems. This internship is entirely remote!

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 Vault.com. Companies are looking to recruit top talent before they graduate college and are using internships as the best way to assess potential employees. The Top 20 Most Prestigious Internship Programs for 2017.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Identify Your Goals

Career Alley

Our second article in the CareerAlley series “5 Steps to a Great Internship” (don’t forget to take a look at the first article, “ 5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview “), focuses on identifying your goals. These are not your “life goals” (although they could be”), but are your goals for your internship. Ideally, your internships should be aligned with your college major and your career goals.

5 Internship Facts To Know In 2021

Career Realism

As a recent college grad or young professional, the easiest way to stand out in the hiring process is to have relevant work experience. A recent study by LiveCareer set out to discover just how helpful internships are for young adults beginning their professional careers.

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5 Internship Myths Shattered

Career Alley

“ One goes through school, college, medical school and one’s internship learning little or nothing about goodness but a good deal about success. ” – Ashley Montagu. I love internships. Internships are extremely helpful for students and inexperienced professionals hoping to get that extra edge in a competitive job market. In my time as a career coach and intern mentor, I’ve been amazed by the variety of opinions people have about internships in general.

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans

Workology

They all enlisted for different reasons, but many did so in hopes of getting a college degree after their military service commitment was completed. American college campuses are now adjusting to this influx of unique talent. Internships during college are a great way for these young veterans to obtain additional relevant workplace experience to add to their impressive military achievements. The thousands of veterans now on our college campuses are a different story.

7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes

Workology

Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices. Here are seven tips just for you: 7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes. In addition to helping you with resume writing and interviewing, the career counselor will likely have suggestions for specific internships. Discuss your desire to have an internship with your professors and your academic advisor. Virtual Internship.

Finding Internships that Lead to Permanent Placement

Career Alley

Every year, fresh-faced college students venture out into the world of work, completing assignments as interns at major firms. The first place to start looking for companies that hire interns is with the internship search. Find out if your department head will allow you to complete your internship during your last semester. more – Prepare for your job while in college. One of the best ways to get hired from your internship is to become valuable in your company.

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling. Parents, college professors and the media have told them that a college degree is the way to a job that will bring satisfaction, fulfillment and a fat paycheck. 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.

Summer Internships

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I am a sophomore in college. There is such competition for summer internships and office jobs. My college counselor told me it is better for me to attend classes than work in those jobs. That’s a critical summer to get a good internship. We can set up a consultation call to create a short-term and long-term strategy for internships, part-time work to help fund your college costs, and ultimately your post-graduation career.

Why Internships are Vital for Job Search

Career Alley

For any job seeking graduate or student, internships should be a top priority. *In Results showed that employers look for an internship or work experience over a 2:1 from a top university. What is an internship? An internship is a period of work experience that allows graduates and students to gain insight into the working world in a specific industry of their choice. An internship or work experience (40%). Majoring in Employment – College Job Search.

4 College Grad Links to Land a Job

Career Alley

Four years of college went by really fast and settling back into “life with the folks” is a lot harder than you thought it would be (all the more incentive to get a job). Yeah, you may have visited the college career office at one point in your senior year, but what did they tell you again? Other Options – Internships : Just because you graduated college doesn’t mean that you can’t consider an internship.

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5 Keys to Building a Rockstar College Internship Program

Workology

Learn more best practices on creating a rockstar intern and college recruiting program by joining our webinar on 3/14/13 at 11 AM CST. The reality, however, is that colleges and universities need to meet the needs of not only employers but for the workforce they are training. A key step in making this dream a reality is to build a successful college internship program that allows students to have real world training. College Internship Program Benefits.

Compare Job Listings and Internships Side-By-Side

Career Alley

For college students like myself, it’s important to get all of the tools, credentials and experience you need to make your post-college job search more effective and it’s especially exciting to know that there are a variety of tools you can use to find internships, both paid and unpaid for your college summer experience. To find an internship, it’s the same drill as finding a job; just make sure you check off “internship” in the JOB TYPE box on the left.

5 Tips for Getting Your Ideal Internship

Career Alley

Finding your ideal internship can be a lot like hunting snipe – you end up chasing your own tail looking for something that just isn’t there. Of course, if the ideal internship is out there and available, then you want to be in a position to do everything you can to get it. Working toward your dream internship can be broken down into two parts: finding it and getting it. The biggest mistake you can make is to be too cool for school – and all it has to offer.

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. We are still in one of the worst job markets we’ve seen for recent college grads. Career planning during college is very important and most colleges and universities have Career Offices to help in planning and in job search. College Grad Career advice Job Search

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The Quest for Multiple Internships: Is it Really Beneficial to Have More Than One?

Career Alley

A professional internship provides an invaluable opportunity for young professionals to gain insight into their industry of interest. Each internship brings vital exposure to new experiences and gives the intern the ability to learn from those experiences. This brings to light the question that many young college graduates have asked, “How many internships should one have?”. Deciding between one internship or multiple internships.

Looking For An Internship? Here’s What To Expect From Employers

Career Alley

percent of students complete two or more internships before entering the entry-level workforce? As internships rise in popularity, so does the level of competition for landing one. If you’re on the hot pursuit of an internship, you’ve got to go above and beyond to stand out to employers. One simple way to get ahead in your internship search is to check out what employers are currently offering and what they expect from their intern candidates. “

Understanding Summer Internships

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Understanding Summer Internships. Internships are one of the most crucial work experiences you can receive while still in school. In fact, a recent study indicated that nearly 75% of interns were offered or were expecting to receive a full-time offer at the end of their internship.

Students Blindly Apply for Top Internships

Workology

This could be one of the coolest, most innovative internship programs that we’ve seen in years. Eighteen interns ready to experience the ultimate internship adventure. Consider it the “NFL draft” of the internship world. College students anticipating calls from any one of 18 top companies, including Accenture, Daimler, EY, Allianz, Munich RE, ThyssenKrupp and Merck. Internship Adventures of a Lifetime.

Graduate Jobs: Looking for the right Internship

Career Alley

This is where many companies are offering the internship and graduate scheme. Some graduate schemes offer paid work from a beginner level and allow space for you to develop and grow within the company while some hold short-term contracts, some which can be a great experience but unpaid. Researching for the right internship can be at times difficult but exciting. 3 Ways to Turn your Internship into a Meaningful Experience.

Now Hiring College Students and Recent Grads Vol I

Career Alley

Whether you’ve just started college or you graduated last year (or anywhere between the two), it’s never too early or too late to create or update your Job Marketing Toolkit. Career planning during college is very important and most colleges and universities have Career Offices to help in planning and in job search. Another very important activity during your college years is internships.

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Five Career Tips for College Freshman

Career Alley

If you are a college freshman, time is on your side. I know some college grads that are working in liquor stores or as cashiers in clothing stores. Internships: There are all different types of internships, the important thing is to ensure you participate as often as possible. There are summer internships and internships where you participate part time while you are in school (like c0-operative programs). The Best Companies for College Grads.

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Whether you’re freshly graduated or dreaming of those college years so suddenly behind you, I have news for you: life after college is never what it seems, but this doesn’t mean it has to be a letdown.

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Employer Networking Through Your College

Workology

Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. These are often the kind of opportunities that can lead to an internship or a first job. Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter. There are many other valuable resources on campus to help you connect with employers and internship opportunities.

4 Ways to Evaluate An Internship Program – And Why It Matters

Career Alley

It’s no secret unpaid internships are currently a trending topic. Big-name employers across industries have been slapped with lawsuits in light of their unpaid internships. Most recently, publishing powerhouse Condé Nast has decided to pull the plug on its prestigious internship program after losing a class-action unpaid internship lawsuit. So, where does the controversy lie with Condé Nast’s former internship program? Don’t accept an unpaid internship.

Five Career Tips for College Freshman

Career Alley

If you are a college freshman, time is on your side. I know some college grads that are working in liquor stores or as cashiers in clothing stores. Internships: There are all different types of internships, the important thing is to ensure you participate as often as possible. There are summer internships and internships where you participate part time while you are in school (like c0-operative programs).

8 Great Reasons to Get an Internship

Workology

Thinking about getting an internship for next semester or summer? Internship experience is valued by employers and students for very good reasons. An internship is an excellent and popular way to do so. This includes participating in meaningful “meaty” projects where students are able to apply their college level analytical, quantitative and communication skills. On the job internship experiences often include learning new skills.

Hidden Gems to Propel Your Internship Search

Workology

Your college or university may be offering hidden gems that are truly stepping stones to your next internship. Let’s start by exploring the terminology that you might hear from your college’s Career Services office. Often, an externship or winternship is similar to a short term internship or an extended job shadowing program. Winternships are always in the winter; while externships can be offered any time.

7 Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

According to a an article in USA Today ( Job Outlook for College Grads ), while overall unemployment is down and new jobs are being created, unemployment for the 25-34 year old age bracket is up (now at 24.5%). Finding your first job after college can be challenging, but it’s not impossible. If you are still in college, there are things you can do now that will increase your chances of landing a job once you graduate.

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How To Ask For A Letter of Recommendation

Ms. Career Girl

With spring break around the corner, now is prime time for college students to apply for summer internships. Even list the question in your email subject: i.e.: “Request for letter of recommendation to include with my summer internship application.”. Here is an example “ask” letter a college student could send to a professor: Dear Dr. Lombardi, Would you be willing to write a letter of recommendation on my behalf?

“Internships are a Great Way to gain Experience”

Resume Bear

Anyone who has ever been to college, spoken to a career counselor, or searched “how to get a job” on Google will have surely heard about the importance of internships. “Internships are a great way to gain experience.” “Oh, but getting an internship can help you get a full-time job,” they say. But internships can also be very time-consuming, which may put a strain on college students who are taking a full slate of classes.

Post Graduate Internship: Is it Right for You?

Workology

You have just graduated from college and are ready to work full time. Today, there are fewer positions available and some companies use a post graduate internship as a testing period before a full time offer is extended. Post graduate internships are becoming more standard, but Career Services professionals advise students to be highly selective. The advice may vary slightly from different colleges and universities. Congratulations!

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. How can a recent college grad find a job in their field of study that pays a living wage and helps them gain the necessary hands-on experience, yet doesn’t expect skills honed extensively beyond the classroom? Win an internship.

Dazed and Confused – College Job Search

Career Alley

In college on your “own”, trying to figure out midterms, finals, spring break, dealing with roommates, meal plans, rushes, finding time to party, etc. College grads are finding it more difficult than ever to find jobs in their chosen field, and many have to resort to jobs that were traditionally filed by those without a college degree. Even if you are a senior now, you can still do an internship after you graduate and before you look for a full time job.

10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads

Career Alley

This post focuses on tools for college grads and entry level job searchers. Resumes: Powerful New Grad Resumes and Cover Letters: 10 Things They Have in Common – A great article with lots of resources advice and links provided by Quintcareers, the ten tips offer advice on targeting your market and leveraging your college career experience. Monster College – This is Monster.com’s college focused career site. Internships, Jobs, Resources and blog.

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The Internship Movie: A Reality Check

Workology

I spend my time coaching and writing about internships and careers for college students and new grads, so of course I had to see The Internship movie on opening weekend. Just how realistic is this movie as compared to the real world of summer internships? Here are three specific reality check points to consider: Reality Check # 1: Finding the internship. In the movie, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson’s characters found the internship position on the internet.

Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad

Career Alley

Finding your first job after college can be a daunting task. Many college grads are astounded by the minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience expected for most positions, while others find that an entry-level salary in their field won’t pay the bills. How can a recent college grad find a job in their field of study that pays a living wage and helps them gain the necessary hands-on experience, yet doesn’t expect skills honed extensively beyond the classroom? Win an internship.

Understanding Internships Toolkit: Tap into Budding Talent

Workology

Blogging4Jobs and InternMatch are excited to team up and sponsor the first ever State of the Internship Survey ! Take the State of Internship Survey right now! ” This isn’t Field of Dreams after all – so we have compiled the best information on building and improving your internship program to help you develop a robust team. Paid vs Unpaid Internships: Why Top Companies are Happy to Pay. How to Create an Internship Program.

6 Reasons Internships Are a Must in College

Career Realism

A growing number of universities now require students to complete an internship before graduation. Before we get into why internships are so valuable, I’d like to take a moment to say that not all internships are created equal. I’m guessing you did a lot of research before choosing your college — you need to do the same thing before committing to an internship. Get the experience they crave by completing an internship.

Make the Most of Your Summer Internship: 3 Practices That Help

The Undercover Recruiter

Which college student has not heard that an internship or cooperative education opportunity is essential to a full-time offer after college? For the most part, summer hiring for internships is slowing down and I am listening to stories from young folks who are starting their internships. Make the Most of Your Summer Internship: 3 Practices That Help. College Internships accountability generosity goals internship internships mindset practice summe