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  • Mastering College Career Fairs

    Aug 7, 2013 • Brittany Moorman • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Mastering College Career Fairs

    College career fairs can be an excellent way to explore different careers and make connections with prospective employers. For each year of your college career, there is a different way to approach career fairs. Before starting, it’s important to know when to go to career fairs, what to bring, and what to wear. You’ll be [&hellip...

  • Finding an Internship: 3 Important Things to Keep in Mind

    Aug 6, 2013 • Mark Burns • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Finding an Internship: 3 Important Things to Keep in Mind

    As you have probably heard from multiple people, finding an internship is an essential element of the college experience. Unlike past jobs you may have had, an internship should be relevant to the career that you wish to pursue in the future. I found that with the correct preparation, you should be able to find [&hellip...

  • How to Impress at the End of Your Summer Internship

    Jul 29, 2013 • Noelle Held • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    How to Impress at the End of Your Summer Internship

    July is ending, and so is your summer internship! If you’re like me, you spent a lot of time thinking about how to make a great first impression in your summer job, but I think “last impressions” are even more important. My goal is always to make sure that my colleagues will miss my presence [&hellip...

  • How Having a Personal Blog Benefits Your College Career

    Jul 26, 2013 • Shayna Vigliotta • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    How Having a Personal Blog Benefits Your College Career

    Having your own personal blog is beneficial to your social life as well as your career. Blogs are a great way to showcase your work, create relationships, and to get your name out there. From my experience, having a blog has helped me in surprising ways. Entering college, I had the mindset to do all [&hellip...

  • Why I Started an Entertainment Blog in College

    Jul 24, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Why I Started an Entertainment Blog in College

    At the beginning of the summer, I was feeling bored and listless. After an amazing freshman year full of college events, extracurriculars, and lots of writing assignments, I was suddenly lacking creative stimulation. I decided to do something I’d always meant to: start an entertainment blog. I have always loved pop culture and once I [&hellip...

  • 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...

  • 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...