Why Internships are Vital for Job Search

Career Alley

For any job seeking graduate or student, internships should be a top priority. *In In a recent survey, employers were asked ‘ What do you think gets graduates the most ahead in the jobs market?’ What is an internship? An internship or work experience (40%).

Six Steps To Make The Job Search Less Lonely

Ms. Career Girl

What could be lonelier than the job search? It’s not often acknowledged, but the process of finding a job is lonely just by virtue of what it is. An autonomous search for one’s own job, based on one’s own passions, drive and aptitudes, is bound to feel isolating at times.

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My Job Search Journey

Ms. Career Girl

I’ve gone back and forth about whether or not to write about my job search. However, I’ve received several direct messages and emails from other young professionals who are thinking of making a move from their current job. career job search

The Benefits of an Internship Program (Video)

Careers Done Write

We have the privilege today of sharing a short video from a friend of ours at Software Advice on the benefits of building and participating in an internship program. For employers, internship programs introduce new and experienced candidates to consider recruiting as full-time hires.

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. Internships College Grads College Job Search

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. Internship Adventures of a Lifetime.

How to Turn Your Internship Into A Full-Time Gig

Resume Bear

Internships are a great way to build real-world experience and valuable exposure within a company or industry. But most internships only last a few months. Check out the infographic below to find out how to leverage your internship into a full-time job.

5 Steps to a Great Internship – Identify Your Goals

Career Alley

your internships should be aligned with your college major and your career goals. Internships College Grad Job Search College Grads

How to Approach Your Internship for the Most Benefit

WorkAlpha

Landing an internship is one of the best possible paths to full-time employment. But even if it doesn’t, there are numerous benefits to consider from having an internship: You have the opportunity to make connections to others in your field. Job Search InternshipsYou can find out what you like best about the industry – and what you […].

How to Prepare for your Internship Interview

Workology

You have an interview date set for an internship position! Here are the best ways to prepare: How to prepare for your internship interview. Read the job description carefully. Gen Y HR Job Search internship interview sandra sandra long Sandra Long; sandra long

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. Working toward your getting your summer internship can be broken down into five simple steps.

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. Often, an externship or winternship is similar to a short term internship or an extended job shadowing program.

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?

Facebook Your Way Into Your Next Internship

Workology

You have either landed an internship OR you are still stuck knee deep into your search. Consider using Facebook to help you find your summer internship. You will need to decide if you are going to keep it personal and private or as a tool for your job search.

Benefits Behind Offering Internships to Veterans

Workology

Internships during college are a great way for these young veterans to obtain additional relevant workplace experience to add to their impressive military achievements. Those soldiers and sailors will probably not have the opportunity for an internship.

State of the Internship Survey

Workology

Blogging4Jobs and InternMatch are excited to team up and sponsor the first ever State of internship Survey! Please take the survey below (no more than 2 minutes) and get VIP Early Bird Access to Blogging4Jobs and InternMatch’s release of the “State of the Internship Report.”

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. Graduation does guarantee a job. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. Why not get a head start on the job hunting process?

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

DIY work experience: How to create your own internship

Career Alley

make sure you seek out internships in a field you enjoy and that has the potential to propel your budding career to new heights. Internships Careers College Grads Job Search

Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1

Career Alley

A friend of mine (let’s call him Phil) just started his job search and he asked me to review his resume. or any other aspect of his job search other than his resume. A good job search plan will help you land a new job as quickly as possible.

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5 Skills You Need to Learn in Your Internship

WorkAlpha

Are you optimizing your internship experience? According to a ManpowerGroup survey, employers are having difficulty filling […] The post 5 Skills You Need to Learn in Your Internship appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Internships Calling all interns! Or are you failing to take advantage of some awesome opportunities? Based on the global skills shortage, it may be the latter.

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. Good luck in your search, Joey.

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. Good luck in your search. Search Millions of Jobs.

How You Could Be Sabotaging Your Job Search With CV Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Whilst you shouldn’t beat yourself up about lost opportunities, you should make sure you haven’t accidentally sabotaged your job search with the following CV mistakes. The Muse has a useful guide to quantifying your CV statements, even if your job hasn’t involved working with numbers.

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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. Graduation does guarantee a job. 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 ResumesBut why wait until you graduate.

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Tips to Take Your Internship to the Next Level

Cube Rules

These days, more and more students are realizing that completing an internship is a wonderful way to start and/or advance their careers. However, many of these students don’t know what steps they should take to make the most out of their internship. Job Search internships

Need Experience? 4 Types of Internships You May Have Overlooked

WorkAlpha

Think all internship programs are made alike? As a young professional, you probably realize the impact internships have on your future career. Today’s internships come […] The post Need Experience? 4 Types of Internships You May Have Overlooked appeared first on WorkAlpha. Job Search Internships Job Search Tips Think again. But you may not know you’ve got tons of options on your hands?

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. Maybe you think it is a bit too early to be job searching (that is a big mistake). Job Search.

Job Searching Tips For Soon To Be College Graduates

RedStarResume

Have a Job Searching Game Plan: The job searching process takes time—months in fact, so if you decide this is the route you want to take after college, it’s important to get a head start senior year if you want to have a job lined up after graduation.

Post Graduate Internship: Is it Right for You?

Workology

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.

Plan B: Five Alternatives to a Summer Internship

Workology

Things don’t always go according to plan, but don’t let the lack of a summer internship halt your professional development. Get a job and make the most of it. OK so the internship didn’t work out for you this summer. Gen Y Job Search internship Plan B sandra sandra long

Looking for an Internship?

RedStarResume

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. Intern jobs and internships for students, recent graduates and seasoned workers [link]. Internship Search Tools for Students and 100% FREE Internship Posting for Employers.

Stand Out In Your Job Search with an E-Portfolio

Ms. Career Girl

So you’re finally ready for that new job. Or maybe you’re just about to graduate and you’re looking for the internship or job that will set you on the perfect path to be the [lawyer, teacher, fill in other awesome career here] you’ve always wanted to be.

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Find an Internship in Six Steps

Workology

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. You are not asking for a job!

Does Your Company Have A Great Internship Program?

Career Realism

Internships are an excellent way for people to learn the ins and outs of a successful business. Having a strong internship program allows people to develop into better professionals and will set them up for success. Here are a few companies that offer a great internship program!

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5 Steps to a Great Internship – Create Your Target Lists

Career Alley

In order to secure a great internship, you have to do your homework. Answering these questions is key to finding the best internship. You can search by name, industry, state, country, number of employees, rankings, etc. (or At the top of the Vault site is a link for internships.

Twitter Job Search Help From Career Experts

Executive Career Brand

How would you like to get free advice from job search experts. On topics ranging from personal branding, targeting and working with executive recruiters, to best job networking and interviewing strategies, and so much more. . Job Search Focus.

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

Seeking a Social Media Internship This Summer?

Ms. Career Girl

I received this info last week from InternMatch , “an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers” and wanted to share it with those of you looking for a Social Media Internship this summer. Homepage Features Job Search

7 Reasons You Should Take an Internship

The Undercover Recruiter

People sometimes become a bit dubious when deciding whether or not to take an internship. Often, when freshly graduating you lack enough experience to get a full time permanent job, so internships, apprenticeships and work experience are your only options.

Job-Search Lessons From American Idol

Resume Bear

If you ever take a break from your job hunt to watch American Idol, it’s time to connect the dots. No doubt a show that’s about winning the ultimate career break for a singer—a recording contract—holds some important lessons for job seekers.

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14 Job Search Resources for 2015

Career Alley

There are four basic categories of job search resources – Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites. You should be allocating your the time you spend on job search across these resource types. Good luck in your search, Joey.

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How To Create A Fall Internship Program At Your Company

Workology

Creating Your Corporate 2012 Fall Internship Program. Controversy surrounding the ethical standards of internships and their legality is extremely prevalent. For that reason, I have spent much time differentiating between a “good” internship and a “bad” internship.