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  • The Secret to a Successful Summer Internship

    Jul 22, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    The Secret to a Successful Summer Internship

    This summer, I successfully applied to an amazing summer internship. I am a writer, and my internship is at a satirical online news publication which publishes articles that are not quite true about a variety of current events. While some writing internships involve administrative work and fetching coffee, this one really allows me to be [&hellip...

  • Your LinkedIn Profile: Online Networking for College Students

    Jul 22, 2013 • Hareem Shafi • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Your LinkedIn Profile: Online Networking for College Students

    As a Millennial, it comes naturally to me to be up on all of the latest social networking trends. So I was perturbed to discover that although LinkedIn was officially launched in 2003, I wasn’t aware of its existence until much later, during my junior year of college. This may be because having a LinkedIn [&hellip...

  • 4 Ways for College Students to Prepare for Science Internships

    Jul 10, 2013 • Noelle Held • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    4 Ways for College Students to Prepare for Science Internships

    Science internships, like all internships, come with their own unique challenges. Each lab has its own quirks, and figuring them out can be quite difficult! In my experience, though, science internships are the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had — both academically and personally. Here are some of my tips for succeeding in your first [&hellip...

  • Bring Your Summer Job Skills to Campus

    Jul 8, 2013 • Textbooks.com • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Bring Your Summer Job Skills to Campus

    From scooping ice cream to pet-sitting to interning for a local business, there are ample ways for college students to accumulate cash over summer break. If you’re lucky, this year you landed an especially sweet summer gig — one where you learned skills you’ll use again while earning enough to save for next semester’s expenses. [&hellip...

  • The Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

    Jun 21, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    The Best Part-Time Jobs for College Students

    It can be tough to find good jobs for college students. Classes take up most of our time, and because of our vacations, we don’t stay in one place for long. A lot of companies are wary of hiring college students because we can’t work full time or long term. On-campus jobs are some of [&hellip...

  • 3 Networking Tips I Should Have Used During My U.S. Senate Internship

    Jun 7, 2013 • Kevin Wandrei • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    3 Networking Tips I Should Have Used During My U.S. Senate Internship

    Summer is just getting started. For many college students, that means a summer internship. Many students scratch their heads about one aspect of their internship: networking. Others (like me!) don’t just scratch their heads; they panic. As a recent college graduate, I understand that the fear of networking can come from simply not knowing where [&hellip...