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  • 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 Ken Sundheim. As the founder of KAS Placement, a recruitment firm in New York City, Sundheim has more than 10 years experience, from the stone-age years of the paper resume to the days of attach and send. Check out his top 6 tips on how to write a cover letter. ...

  • Informational Interview: So You Want to Get Into the Music Business?

    Feb 1, 2015 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Informational Interview: So You Want to Get Into the Music Business?

    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

    You got the interview. Congratulations. Now you need to prep – and prep well. You will have standard-issue questions you think are easy but often aren’t. And there will always be tough interview questions. To get you started, we pulled some tough interview questions from the InternMatch.com blog and asked two experienced internship seekers how to decipher and 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: 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...