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Entering the Corporate Realm: What Students Need to Know

Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

new employee shaking hands with employer

Entering the corporate world can be exciting, yet scary for many. Use this article as your pocket guide and compass as your transition from college to a world where hard-work, know-how, and a self-driven attitude will be your keys to success.

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The Pros & Cons of Unpaid Internships in College

Posted on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs, Money

student intern at work

Unpaid internships, as common as they are, have their pros and cons that every student should be aware of before looking for one.

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7 Deadly Sins to Avoid When Choosing an Internship

Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

student searching for an internship online

In the search for job experience, many students choose to apply for internships that are connected to their major and/or minor, but many are unfamiliar with the peculiarities of this process and so end up making basic mistakes that keep their application out of the yes pile.

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How to Write a Winning Resume When You Have No Work Experience

Posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

student drafting her first resume

When hiring, almost every employer lists in the candidate requirements section “great communication skills, good command of computer skills, and no less than 3 years of experience”. But what if you’re a student who has just finished college and is entering the workforce for the first time?

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5 Things to Include on Your First Internship Resume

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 under Internships, Jobs

girl stressing about writing her internship resume

Never had a job before? No problem. You probably already have resume-worthy experiences for your internship resume! Have you thought about including any of these five activities?

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Epic Ideas to Bring to Your New Summer Job

Posted on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 under High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer, Uncategorized

student working at an ice cream shop

With these new ideas, you’re sure to have a blast at your summer job, learn a lot and impress the people who may be willing to hire you again next summer.

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Ways for Students to Earn Money While Studying Abroad

Posted on Monday, March 6th, 2017 under International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized

wallet with euros inside

University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.

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The Winning Combination to Unlocking a Productive Summer

Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2016 under Applying to College, High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer

student working a summer job

One of the questions I’m most often asked is, “What should I do over the summer to impress colleges?”

Here’s the problem: All students are unique and have varying interests. What’s most impressive to college admissions committees is when they see someone with a summer experience that does BOTH of the following.

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How to Survive an Unpaid Internship After College

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 under Internships

unpaid internship tips

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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Visa Restrictions Apply: How to Get a Summer Internship in the US

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 under International Students, Internships

resume tips

International students may have limited options for jobs in the US, but they do qualify for lots of summer internships! If you’re studying in the US and will be here year round, take a look at some of the summer internships available to you, as well as how you can get started applying today.

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Choosing Between a Summer Job and an Internship

Posted on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

choosing between a summer job and a summer internship

If you’re looking for a way to be productive during your break from school, both a summer internship and a summer job can suit your needs. But therein lies the problem – it can be hard to choose between the two options!

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3 Reasons to Translate Your Academic Documents

Posted on Monday, April 28th, 2014 under Academics, Applying to College, International Students, Internships, Jobs, Study Abroad, Translation

diploma translation

Are you thinking of heading abroad to study or for a permanent move? There might be more in store for you than just dealing with culture shock!

There are a lot of steps involved in the process of moving your life to a new country and culture, but translation of academic documents isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind.

However, a language barrier could stand in your way if you’re looking to register at a local school or university.

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Writing a Cover Letter: Dos and Don’ts

Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013 under Internships, Jobs

cover letter tips

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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College Students Give Their All to the Olympics

Posted on Thursday, July 26th, 2012 under Current Events, Internships

Scene of London, England

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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Should College Graduates Consider Internships?

Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 under Graduation, Internships, Jobs

internships for college grads

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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