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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 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

summer internship search

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

Shoe, notebook, and tape measurer

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

cap and diploma

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

college email etiquette

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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How to Make Finding a Job After College Easier

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs

Three paths diverging on a college campus

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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14 Communications Degree Jobs

Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs

communication 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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How to Answer the 7 Hardest Interview Questions You’ll Be Asked

Posted on Monday, January 24th, 2011 under Internships, Jobs

interview tips

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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7 Group Interview Tips

Posted on Friday, October 15th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs

group interview tips

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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How Unpaid Internship Laws Can Help You

Posted on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs

unpaid internships laws

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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How to Maximize the Benefits of Your Internship

Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010 under Internships, Jobs

get the most out of your internship

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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