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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5 Steps to a Great Internship – Overview

Career Alley

Finding a summer internship can be incredibly challenging and it’s never too soon to start your search. The competition is tough and there are a limited number of internships. Of course, if there is an internship out there for you and it is available, then you want to be in a position to do everything you can to get it. Working toward your getting your summer internship can be broken down into five simple steps. Internships College Grads College Job Search

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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). Qualifications Must have a minimum of three years of college at an accredited school, majoring in journalism or a related communications field.

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. College Grads College Job Search Internships Interviews Networking ResumesGraduation does guarantee a job. But why wait until you graduate.

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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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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. His typical day may involve helping an athlete polish their LinkedIn profile or resume. Virtual Internship.

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

” – Robert Frost You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

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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? Where to Start – Do you have your Resume? 5 Steps to a Great Resume – The first and most important thing you will need is a resume.

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10 Resume Writing Tips for College Students

Career Alley

Creating a captivating resume can be a daunting task for college students. If you know how to write a resume , you will easily convince your potential employer that you possess the exact skills they are looking for. In the continuation, you will find resume writing tips that will help you present your background in a manner employers would appreciate. Before you start writing the resume, make a list of your experiences.

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. Get the diploma, send out a few “dynamite” resumes, and a job will follow. It is a multistep process, one step of which is writing a resume.

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.

Looking for an Internship?

RedStarResume

. Monster College. MonsterCollege helps recent grads and college students find their first career [link]. Internship Programs: Career advice for undergraduate students seeking top internships, internship opportunities with top companies, and how to get hired from an internship [link] . Rising Star Internships. A database of national internship openings for students. Prospective interns can post their resume on the site [link].

Resumes for Recent College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

This is a question asked thousands of times every year across the country: “How do I put together a great resume when I’ve only just graduated from college?” When in doubt, hire an expert resume writer to help you. Hopefully, you obtained some work, volunteer or internship experience while in college. Many new graduates incorrectly assume that if they were not paid during the internship or for volunteer service that it doesn’t count.

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. This site also allows search and post your resume.

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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. It is important to create a resume that will stand out from the others. This brings to light the question that many young college graduates have asked, “How many internships should one have?”.

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

How to Prepare for Your Next Internship

Career Alley

Whether you’ll be working in a paid or unpaid position, you should treat your internship much as you would any other job opportunity. An internship is an excellent way to learn the ins and outs of your industry, make connections with people your field, and ultimately decide what your next career move should be. Finding the Right Internship. Finding the right internship takes both patience and research skills. Look for opportunities on internship-aggregating websites.

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. This site also allows search and post your resume.

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The Last Spring Break – Tips for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

And, if you’ve been following the advice of this blog, you’ve been spending part of your college days priming the pumps of your job search. Send your resume to 3-5 recruiters/headhunters. Register where you can and make sure you upload your resume. Best Sites for College Job Search – So many job search sites, so little time. Collegerecruiter.com – Another site that is a must have for college grads.

5 Job Search Links for College Grads – Do You Have a Job Yet?

Career Alley

Congratulations to all of you College Seniors who are graduated in May (or will be graduating in December). And for everyone else still in college, time to think about internships and your college career office. College Internships and Summer Jobs. College MBAs. Students, Recent Grads and your College Career Office. Alumni (and soon to be Alumni) : It can be tough finding your first job out of college.

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Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now. For those that are still in college, there are a few “to do’s” for you as well. Even on the high end, that still means that 87% of college grads have found a job.

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. Others lay claim to basement apartments or hang out at home, endlessly scrolling through job postings and printing out resumes. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Here’s what those post-college years looked like to me. Life after college is boundless.

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“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.

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).

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. Student & New Graduate Resume Answers – This article, from 1st-writer.com,

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10 Top Resume Tips for College Students

Workology

We all know how important a resume is as an essential marketing tool for your job or internship search. Here we share a list of top 10 tips specifically for college students. 10 Top Resume Tips for College Students. College Help. Look for resume workshops at your college or university. The professionals at your Career Services department have great expertise with resumes and cover letters. Consider the order of items on your resume.

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How to Start Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

When they do finally graduate, many college students will face the pressures of a depleted job market. Here are a few of the many ways to begin pursuing your career while still in college. College is an excellent time to build a core network that will help propel you into the future. Take advantage of the alumni and professors that you come into contact with during your college years. Following Your Dreams: From Community College to Interior Design School.

5 Job Search Tips for College Grads and Entry Level Job Seekers

Career Alley

I often get asked by recent college grads what they can do to improve their chances of getting a job once they graduate. They answer, of course, depends on when you start the college grad job search process. Ideally, you would have had several internships during your college years and, while you think it might be too late to do that, think again (more on this later). Of course you might think that the most important tip is make sure you have a great resume.

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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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? Beef up your resume.

Are Internships and Work Experience Necessary?

The Undercover Recruiter

In the past, it wasn’t quite as common for someone to have a degree as it is today and therefore you were almost guaranteed a job as a college grad. Are Internships and Work Experience Necessary? Career Management Graduate Job Search candidate degree Experience Hiring internship job search Resume & CV Writing work experience

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 Ways to Boost Your Resume While You’re Still in College

The Undercover Recruiter

There are a lot of ways to do all the things you have to do (and love to do) in college, while also polishing up that resume that has been gathering dust over the past 4-6 years. However, we’re not talking about the stuff everyone knows about – internships, student leadership and getting good grades. […]. 7 Ways to Boost Your Resume While You’re Still in College.

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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? Beef up your resume.

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. Additionally, it will look great on your resume once you graduate. Most colleges offer an exchange program.

Intern or Die: 3 Reasons Why College Students NEED Internships

Corn on the Job

Mona Abdel-Halim is the co-founder of Resunate.com , the world’s only search engine optimizing resume builder. Resunate recently acquired the Regional Internship Center , an internship job board connecting internship seekers and employers in Southwestern Pennsylvania. In this competitive job market, internships have become more of a requirement than just an added bonus on a job candidate’s resume. How did internship experiences help your career?

Top Resume Writing Tips for College Students

The Undercover Recruiter

Creating a captivating resume can be a daunting task for college students – the reason for that is obvious: at this early stage of their lives, students haven’t reached many significant achievements. If you know how to write a resume, you will easily convince your potential employer that you possess the exact skills they are looking for! You can list any achievements from the fields of academics, internships, jobs, athletics, community service , and school activities.

He Clawed His Way to an Internship Job

Resume Bear

So when I looked for internships in the Fall of my last year of college, I really didn’t know what to expect. I went to a few mostly unpromising internship interviews in anything remotely close to my field of education, but I had no luck. I took the “internship” just to see what would come of it. And if you are wondering how much that internship originally paid, through some complex calculation that I do not understand to this day, it averaged to $3 per hour.

How your college degree impresses employers

Resume Bear

Do not forget that when you leave college/university, you are an untested employee, therefore without work references the only thing employers have to go on is your college career, and your conduct within. You may feel it necessary to mention on your job application or resume about how hard college was. They want to know that your college time was well served and well within your ability and means.

When to Take an Unpaid Internship

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe When to Take an Unpaid Internship by Rachel Martin on August 23, 2010 By, Rachel Martin I have finally come to the realization that I have a good resume. For me, it was redoing my resume. I was looking for a job in the interactive world and got some great hits and a job offer with my newly polished resume. I was offered a 3-month UNPAID internship to learn how the website works and then after that term I would become a real employee.