Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013 under Internships, Jobs
Writing a good cover letter can supplement an impressive resume, which increases your chances of getting your dream job.
Here are some tips to make your cover letter stand out, no matter what type of position you want.
Learn the do’s and don’ts of cover letters to help make sure yours makes it to the top of the recruiter’s pile!
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Posted on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 under Current Events, Internships
If you are like many college students (and people around the world!), you are probably planning to watch at least one Olympic sport when the 2012 Games in London start this week. But a few students are getting even more involved this year.
Some college students have spent years preparing for the Olympics to earn their chance to win a medal. Others have chosen to do some behind-the-scenes work. While most of us sit in front of the TV, here are a few students to watch for in the middle of the action!
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Posted on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 under Internships
In theory, the benefits of an unpaid internship sound pretty good. Interns are given an opportunity to get their feet wet in an industry of their choosing as they scramble through busy days chock full of (literally) every task imaginable.
However, finding yourself with an unpaid internship after college may not be quite as exciting. The unfortunate reality is that sometimes it’s hard to land even an entry-level position — let alone your dream job — leaving you right back at square one.
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Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs
Internships for college graduates may not run as rampant as internships for undergraduates, but they are still possible to find. In fact, an internship may be your best bet once you graduate if you are having trouble finding a job you really want.
Some internships are perfect for college graduates, but others are a waste of time. Therefore, you should think about a few details before applying for — or accepting — an internship after college.
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Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs
Finding a job after college isn’t easy. In two months, you and more than 1 million other college graduates will enter a job market that is only beginning to bounce back.
The best thing you can do?
Between your research papers and senior parties, work on finding a job now!
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Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs
Communications is one of the most popular majors among college students, and it’s also one of the vaguest.
If you’re worried that your communications degree lacks focus, rest assured: there are plenty of great jobs available to communications majors who combine their degree with other skills.
Here are 14 possible communications degree jobs – feel free to think of your own!
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Posted on Monday, January 24th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs
When you’re looking for a job, don’t be caught off guard by what we consider some of the hardest interview questions.
Avoid blunders with thorough preparation: By following basic interview tips and anticipating some of the most difficult questions in advance, you can avoid that heart-pounding, sweaty-palmed “uh-oh” moment of stumbling through an answer to a tricky question.
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Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs
The most important thing to remember in a group interview is that you have to stand out from the crowd — and there are several tips that can help you do just that!
From arriving early to wearing an eye-catching item of clothing, these interview tips will help you catch the eye of future employers and leave a lasting impression.
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Posted on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs
While there are many benefits to an unpaid internship, working for free can sometimes feel like exploitation.
But did you know that there are actual laws in place that keep companies from truly taking unfair advantage of their interns?
We’ve broken down the most important points for you here — ask yourself these three questions to help determine if your internship is up to par!
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Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs
While many college students are aware of the benefits of internships, very few young interns know how to make the most of the intern experience.
If you want to get ahead of the pack and really maximize the benefits of your internship, it will require more effort than simply showing up for work each day!
These six surprising tricks of the trade will help you make a great impression on your employers and receive the best letter of recommendation you could hope for!
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Posted on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs, On Campus
You’ve probably walked by your college or university’s career counseling offices many times since you started school. But have you ever actually taken the time to step inside? Probably not -– I know I never did!
Let’s be honest: most college kids are too busy trying to keep up with school and maintain a social life to worry about their post-college career, especially during the first three years of school when post-grad life seems like its eons away.
But it’s never too early to take advantage of your school’s career counseling services. Check out these five fantastic ways that career counseling can help you.
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Posted on Monday, July 12th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs, Summer
Unpaid student internships may seem like a waste of time. After all, why bother working for free when you can get a paying job?
But what you may not have considered is the fact that a good internship (paid or unpaid) can have a hugely positive impact on your life both during and after school.
Here are five reasons why unpaid internships are worth the time and trouble.
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Posted on Friday, May 28th, 2010 under Internships, Summer
Summer internships are a hot commodity once the warmer months roll around. And why not? They’re a great way to boost you resume and get experience in your field!
Not sure where to look for one? Depending on the career you intend to pursue, the answer to that question might change.
However, here are a few summer internship ideas that are sure to look great on any resume — no matter what career path you choose to follow.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 under Internships, Travel
Have you always wanted an internship abroad but weren’t sure how to find the right one for you?
Whether you’re looking for an adventure, the chance to practice a foreign language, or preparation for an international career, an internship abroad is a great way to go about it.
It’s not as hard as it may seem! By following these 5 steps, you’ll quickly find the internship that’s right for you.
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Posted on Friday, January 8th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs
Resume extracurricular activities, particularly for students and recent graduates with little work experience, demonstrate important skills that are valuable in the work place.
Resume extracurricular activities should be carefully selected.
Listing relevant and admirable resume extracurricular skills shows employers what kind of work ethic you have and what valuable skills you can bring to the table.
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