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  • 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: So You Want to be an Architecture Intern?

    Nov 11, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to be 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: 50 Volunteer Opportunities in 50 States

    Oct 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Make a Difference Day: 50 Volunteer Opportunities in 50 States

    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. ...

  • Informational Interview: So You Want to be a Fashion Intern?

    Oct 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to be a Fashion Intern?

    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?” ...

  • Informational Interview: So You Want to be a Film Production Intern?

    Sep 23, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to be a 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: Get Inspired – and Grab Recruiters Attention – with a Creative Resume

    May 22, 2014 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Resume Rebrand: Get Inspired – and 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: How to Choose a Job That Qualifies

    Sep 25, 2013 • Wendy Nelson • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Student Loan Forgiveness Programs: How to Choose a Job That Qualifies

    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...

  • Basic Skills All College Grads Should Have on Their Resume

    Sep 9, 2013 • Sarah Teczar • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Basic 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 basic skills every college grad should be able to list on a résumé. 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...