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 LLP’s Summer Internship.

A+ Internship Interviews

Careers Done Write

It is time to apply for a summer internships. The most dreaded part of the process for most candidates is the interview. Interviewing causes anxiety for almost everyone. However, with some practice, interviewing becomes easier. The interviewer wants to get to know you.

Summer Internships

Careers Done Write

There is such competition for summer internships and office jobs. Do these jobs put me in a worse position when I want to interview for juicier business intern programs the summer before my senior year? That’s a critical summer to get a good internship.

Surviving the First Day of Your Internship


It’s no secret that an internship is a great way to gain professional work experience in a specific industry, learn the tricks of the trade, and meet people that have been working in the field for years. The post Surviving the First Day of Your Internship appeared first on

How to Prepare for your Internship Interview


You have an interview date set for an internship position! There are different types of interviews and the preparation will vary accordingly. If you have any choice in the matter, you should always try for a face to face live interview. Great news!

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.

Why It’s OK To Hate Your Internship

Ms. Career Girl

Some internships seem better than they actually are. So to make right by my responsible-college-student-self, I made the conscious decision to study in London because the program offered an internship placement. Like I said, not exactly the internship I had dreamed about.

How to Land Your Dream Internship

Ms. Career Girl

Landing a good internship is a big challenge for many college students. Finding future employment rests in your ability to prove that you have the proper skills and sufficient background to take on the job, that’s why an internship is a great advantage for any industry.

“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.”

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. Someone 5 years younger and with not as much experience was about to interview me.

How To Make Internships Translate to Employers

Career Realism

Talk to any successful business person and ask them about how they got their career start, and you’ll more than likely get a wistful look in their eye as they recall an internship that made a significant impact on their lives. The truth is that what your internships turns into rests on you.

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. Internships Job Search Jobs

“Nine Paths to Locating Internships”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I have recently graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management in India, and am currently looking for an internship in management consulting. However, I am clueless regarding how to start getting internships. Answer: Dear Loden: Your quest for “a toe in the door,” which is what I call internships, is perhaps the most common quest among soon-to-be or recent college graduates. It resulted in seven interviews, and three job offers.

Ask Deb: Lady and the Internship

Careers Done Write

I recently interviewed for a marketing position, but it’s an internship for six months. An internship is an excellent way to develop the skills necessary to make a transition. If you are truly serious about making the switch, an internship is a great thing to do. Given that you have been trying for months to secure a new role, the internship will likely open a lot of new doors for you. Internships can and do lead to full-time offers of employment!

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.”.

The Internship Movie: A Reality Check


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?

Facebook or Google – Which Internship is Better? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

This infographic (from InternetServiceProviders ) pits internships from Google and Facebook against each other to see which is better! In an interview at Google, don’t say that you use it for everything – too keen! Facebook or Google – Which Internship is Better?

Understanding Internships Toolkit: Tap into Budding Talent


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! Paid vs Unpaid Internships: Why Top Companies are Happy to Pay. How to Create an Internship Program.

why didn’t I get a full-time offer after my internship?

Ask A Manager

At first I struggled to make a good impression in the first two or three weeks of the internship. At the end of the internship, I was given an evaluation by my manager. But she also stated that I could improve in my web development skills since I had no prior knowledge of it before starting the internship. She also said that I seemed to not be as passionate about the work I was doing during the first half of the internship, but that I improved a lot on that as well.

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7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes


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. Find out if your school has an Internship Director or department.

5 Tips for Handling Internships in Career Exploration & Career.

Career Key

Thursday, April 8, 2010 5 Tips for Handling Internships in Career Exploration & Career Development Along with suggesting specific career exploration activities , we advise people who want to learn more about a particular career to do volunteer work or take an internship.

Is This a Resume-Building Internship… or a Waste of Time?

Corn on the Job

Ideally, by now you’ve heard the news – internships are no longer optional. Ok, so I’ll just go out and get some internships on my resume” you think. You don’t want just any internships on your resume. Informational Interviews. Not just internships.

Plan B: Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship


Things don’t always go according to plan, but don’t let the lack of a summer internship halt your professional development. OK so the internship didn’t work out for you this summer. What are you doing this summer as an alternative to an internship? .

Telephone Your Way to Your Next Internship


Everyone’s talking about mastering LinkedIn and Twitter for job and internship success, but don’t forget to master the telephone and voicemail! Telephone Interviews. First, screening interviews are usually conducted by phone.

Post Graduate Internship: Is it Right for You?


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.

How I Got An Internship With A Millionaire

Career Realism

Related: How To Turn Your Internship Into Full-Time Employment. She had just returned from a life-changing internship in Costa Rica, where she spent a month living in a paradise jungle estate working with 20 other young people. How To Find An Internship. Job Search internship

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.

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. Now, once you’ve found that internship …. The Interview.

Internships as Career Exploration

Career Key

Some college students make the mistake of assuming internships are for people who know what they want to do with the rest of their life. The CareerDiva blog this week had an interesting post about internships for college students and why students are not taking advantage of this avenue to career exploration. One student interviewed "is putting off taking the intern plunge 'because I don't really have any direction. What kind of internship experience(s) have you had?

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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.

Find an Internship in Six Steps


College students are increasingly motivated to find a great summer internship. Countless studies don’t lie: College students with internships are more likely to land jobs at graduation. Key steps to finding an internship: Prepare. It works for job and internship seekers.

Graduate Jobs: Looking for the right Internship

Career Alley

This is where many companies are offering the internship and graduate scheme. Researching for the right internship can be at times difficult but exciting. Some companies look to interview as early as November so keep an eye out for recruiters around this time.

Cover Letter Your Way to an Internship or First Job


Instead narrow your focus on the best internship and job opportunities for you. This is your chance to tell the employer exactly why you deserve the interview and position. Gen Y Job Search cover letter cover letter tips internship job seeker sandra long

Using Unpaid Internships Differently to Get Experience

Career Realism

I recently had an interview with a larger company, and the HR manager said my background was good and my resume was impressive. This would make you a hero to your financially challenged company while giving you a great story to tell in the interviews. Dear J.T. &

Consider a Winter Internship

Water Cooler Wisdom

With the increasingly common practice of virtual internships, a winter gig can be the perfect place to start an ongoing position.

Why I’ve Never Had Trouble Landing My Dream Internships

Corn on the Job

I have not received any of my seven professional internships from going to a job board. If I get a call back asking for an interview… thank you letter. Internships Social Media Career Advice job boards Thank you notes Zach Groth is a senior at Ball State University.

Never Settle: How to Get an Internship That Doesn’t Suck

Corn on the Job

The survey revealed that “some companies have stated they will not consider a candidate for employment who has not completed an internship.”. In short: internships are no longer just important. ” This second type of internship is a complete waste of your valuable time.

Excellent Job Interview Tips: ResumeBear

Resume Bear

Job Interview Tips. We all know the main aim of the job interview. The interview is without doubt the most stressful point of the job search process for the job seeker and also the one that counts most. And so too are our interviewers. Job Interview Preparation.

College internship 101: Tips for a successful first day


Congratulations on scoring an internship! You made it through what was likely a nerve-wracking interview process, and now you get to intern at a great company where you’ll no doubt learn a lot about the field you hope to enter following graduation.

Emailing Your Way Into an Internship


Sample 1: Following up on an interview. Subject Line: “Interview Appointment”. Thank you for your email about an interview for the accounting internship. I look forward to the interview. Sample 2: Setting up an informational interview.