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  • Digging Up Dirt: Go Inside Archaeology Jobs Fieldwork

    Jun 5, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Digging Up Dirt: Go Inside Archaeology Jobs Fieldwork

    Get an inside look at anthropology internships via our Q&A with a Michigan State University student about her archaeology jobs, fieldwork experience and advice...

  • Love at First Bite: Go Inside a Graphic Design Internship at KIND Bars

    Apr 23, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Love at First Bite: Go Inside a Graphic Design Internship at KIND Bars

    Get an inside look at a graphic design internship at KIND Bars. Graphic design intern Madeleine San Martin chats with us about her internship experience and advice for fellow designers. ...

  • Resume Tips: How to Write a Resume If You’re Inexperienced

    Mar 26, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Tips: How to Write a Resume If You’re Inexperienced

    Are you in a job search Catch-22 - looking for job or internship but don’t have the required experience yet? Fear not with these resume tips with professional resume writer Matt Krumrie. ...

  • How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Mar 3, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    How to Write a Cover Letter: 6 Tips for Success

    Thinking about just clicking “apply” and heading on your job hunting way? Think again says recruiter/CEO Ken Sundheim. Check out his top 6 tips on how to write a cover letter. ...

  • So You Want to Get Into the Music Business? Intern Q&A

    Feb 1, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    So You Want to Get Into the Music Business? Intern Q&A

    Check out our Q&A with Berklee College of Music student Sarah Munger about her music business internship and advice for fellow music majors...

  • Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions

    Jan 9, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions

    Got the interview? Congratulations. Now you need to prep. We pulled some tough interview questions from InternMatch.com and asked two experienced internship seekers how to answer some tough and “trick” questions. ...

  • Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Jan 7, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Internship Profile: Q&A with a Smithsonian Library Intern

    Check out our Q&A with a Smithsonian library intern about her internship experience and advice for fellow history majors and aspiring curators...

  • Give Back: 9 Ways to Volunteer This Thanksgiving

    Nov 21, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Give Back: 9 Ways to Volunteer This Thanksgiving

    This week kicks off the year’s time of reflection, connection, and giving back. In the spirit of changes big and small, we’ve rounded up 9 ways to volunteer and give thanks. Donating a day of service or even just a couple of hours of time can make a huge difference in someone’s life...

  • Informational Interview: Q&A with an Architecture Intern

    Nov 11, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: Q&A with an Architecture Intern

    Applying to be an architecture intern? Some advice, tips, and tricks from senior Travis Schneider about his "diverse and compelling" architecture internship...

  • Make a Difference Day Volunteer Opportunities

    Oct 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Make a Difference Day Volunteer Opportunities

    This Saturday marks Make a Difference Day, the largest single-day of volunteering in the country. Inspired by the campaign’s can-do do-good attitude, we rounded up volunteer opportunities from around the country. ...

  • Q&A with a Fashion Intern at Oscar de la Renta

    Oct 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Q&A with a Fashion Intern at Oscar de la Renta

    As a fashion merchandising management major at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Chelsea Turpin trained in JC Penney’s leadership program before her internship at a luxury eyewear showroom in New York City. Then she shot for the top. And got there. “I’ve always wanted to work with a high-end designer," says Turpin. "Who’s bigger than Oscar de la Renta?” ...

  • Q&A with a Hollywood Film Production Intern

    Sep 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Q&A with a Hollywood Film Production Intern

    Meet Imogen Browder. California native. English major. Tufts University junior. Creator, writer, and executive producer of the web series, Jules and Monty, a modern-day interpretation of Romeo and Juliet. This summer she added film production intern to her resume, working on the Warner Brothers lot for Mad Chance, the production company behind films like “10 Things I Hate About You,” “Get Smart,” and the upcoming “American Sniper” with Bradley Cooper. Read on for our Q&A with Imogen about her internship experience, challenges, and advice...

  • Dear Interns: 7 Things You Can Do Now to Get the Most Later

    Aug 25, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Dear Interns: 7 Things You Can Do Now to Get the Most Later

    Your fall internship. The first day is just around the corner. You’ll be gaining hands-on experience, building a wow-worthy resume, and impressing future references with your can-do attitude. As you settle into your new internship position, keep in mind these must-do’s so that your part-time co-op is laying the perfect foundation for that future full-time [&hellip...

  • Resume Rebrand: Grab Recruiters’ Attention with a Creative Resume

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Rebrand: Grab Recruiters’ Attention with a Creative Resume

    For recent grads, summer intern seekers, and job hunters, a standout resume is key. And your experience will speak for itself – if the recruiter gives it more than the standard 10 seconds. So what can you do to break through the black-and-white clutter? For some branding-savvy job searchers – like LEGO Leah, who made [&hellip...

  • Student Loan Forgiveness Programs: Which Jobs Qualify?

    Sep 25, 2013 • Wendy Nelson • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Student Loan Forgiveness Programs: Which Jobs Qualify?

    According to The Project on Student Debt, in the class of 2011, the average student loan borrower graduated with $26,600 in loan debt. Thankfully, though, according to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, an estimated 25% of the U.S. workforce is eligible for student loan forgiveness programs. With some early planning and awareness, college students can [&hellip...

  • Why You Should Consider Joining the Peace Corps After Graduation

    Sep 16, 2013 • Ryan Dwyer • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Why You Should Consider Joining the Peace Corps After Graduation

    Looking for a way to travel, help people in need, and learn about another culture without spending the money you won’t have when you graduate? The Peace Corps sends young Americans across the world every year to live in what are generally rural communities that need assistance. There are currently 8,073 volunteers in training or [&hellip...

  • Essential Skills All College Grads Should Have on Their Resume

    Sep 9, 2013 • Sarah Teczar • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Essential Skills All College Grads Should Have on Their Resume

    Marketing yourself to employers is tough when you have no work experience, but there are a few essential skills every college grad should be able to list on a resume. When I graduated from college, I felt behind some of my classmates who had completed internships in fields they wanted to enter, but after my [&hellip...

  • Long-Distance Job Searching: Tips for Success

    Sep 6, 2013 • Kevin Wandrei • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Long-Distance Job Searching: Tips for Success

    Job searching in a faraway city may seem like a daunting task, but the Internet and social networking have made job hunting from afar much easier. With the help of some technology and a can-do attitude, long-distance job hunting doesn’t have to be any more difficult than searching locally. When I was in college, I [&hellip...

  • Internships for College Freshmen: Don’t Be Afraid to Browse

    Sep 5, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Internships for College Freshmen: Don’t Be Afraid to Browse

    Internships for college freshmen are a great way to jump-start your career search. Contrary to the impression you might have gotten when choosing a school, you don’t have to have a solid career path as soon as you get to college. I, for example, know that I want to write for a living, but I [&hellip...

  • Teaching Abroad: You’ll Learn More Than Your Students Will

    Aug 30, 2013 • Sarah Teczar • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Teaching Abroad: You’ll Learn More Than Your Students Will

    Deciding to spend a year teaching English in France after I graduated from college was almost a no-brainer for me. I had studied in Paris for one semester as a junior, but felt I hadn’t had enough time to fully adapt to the culture. Living and teaching abroad proved to be drastically different from that [&hellip...