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    Networking for Interns

    Networking for Interns
    Professional schmoozing is one of the keys to turning a summer gig into a permanent job. Here's how. A summer internship can be tough enough without any extra stress, but experts agree that just showing up (even to all the planned events) isn't the way to get the most of out an internship. Instead, career experts say that one-on-one networking during ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ask for More as an Intern

    Ask for More as an Intern
    You didn't sign up for a several-month sentence at the copy machine, yet there you are at your internship, making copies for hours. And then you go home each day and gripe about it to anyone who will listen (or pretend to). Why not do something about it? Seek out more challenging assignments –- the kind that will give you the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Ten Ways to Find Federal Internships

    Ten Ways to Find Federal Internships
    I'm often asked: I'm studying for my liberal arts degree, and I'd like to work for the government when I graduate. What can I do without having to go to grad school? Many government agencies offer paid internships for college students. These experiences help you learn about government work and the culture of government agencies before you decide on a specific ...
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    Don't Put Up with This as an Intern

    As an intern, you'll be the one who has to make copies, fetch snacks, pick up the boss's dry cleaning or give the company vice president a ride to the airport. Sure, it's demoralizing, but it's an acceptable (if unpleasant) part of the gig. But there are some things that even a "lowly" intern shouldn't endure. You need to know what ...
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    Seven Ways to Land a Great Internship

    It's one of the most common and frustrating career dilemmas college students face: "To get a good job after graduation, I need experience. But how do I get experience without having a job in the first place?" One common - and wise - solution: An internship, paid or unpaid, part-time or full-time. Easy enough. But how do you get one? Well, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Which Internship Is Best for You?

    There's no such thing as the perfect internship. But you can figure out which one aligns best with your career goals, and then tap your own initiative to turn that internship into an experience that will grab the attention of future employers. Take It or Leave It? How do you judge the potential value of a particular internship, especially when you're ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Internships Can Give You an Edge

    Wondering if it’s worth your time to do an internship in college? "Measuring an internship-exposed student against a noninternship-exposed student can best be compared to the difference between a roll of film and a photograph," says Errica Rivera, director of college relations at Nationwide, a Fortune 500 insurance and financial services company in Columbus, Ohio. "Both started out the same way ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Top 10 Things that College Taught Us About Life

    1. Dorms College is a time of extreme freedom but, let’s face it, not everything about college screams unfettered space. Students don’t usually have a lot of extra money and that means that their personal space is limited. In fact, the average college student has bunked down in a dorm room. According to the 2000 census, about 2 million students ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4