Tag Archive | "job"

How Well Will an Internship Prepare You for a Real Job?

Friday, September 7, 2012


Internships are a great way to find solid experience and get your feet wet when it comes to your chosen profession, but many mistakenly think of them as a golden ticket straight to a job as soon as you’ve graduated. While this might be true in some cases, for the most part, an internship will […]

Should You Consider an Internship After You Graduate?

Thursday, August 23, 2012


Many students labor under the misconception that they can only obtain internships while they’re in school. And while many internship opportunities are geared towards students with the goal of helping them to learn in a real-world setting in addition to the classroom, the fact is that you don’t necessarily have to be enrolled in college […]

5 Reasons Your Interview Didn’t Turn Into an Offer

Monday, April 30, 2012


You left an interview sure you were going to receive an offer. You gave the hiring manager a firm handshake and walked out the door with the world at your disposal. You were articulate, intelligent, witty, and perfectly qualified. Or so you thought. Receiving a rejection letter or email after an interview you felt was […]

How to Land a Job or Internship at a Career Fair

Monday, April 23, 2012


So, you heard on the radio that a job fair is going to be going on in your city in a couple of weeks and while you’re considering going, you’re not sure if it’s worth the effort. Well, if you’re seeking some employment, the answer would be a resounding “Yes!” Whether it’s a job or […]

5 Ways to Save Money During Your Internship

Saturday, March 3, 2012


The decision to take on an internship can be a difficult one for the average college student. While the benefits of such a move are undeniable (especially if you’re lucky enough to be selected), there are also some drawbacks to consider. You’ll get work experience, course credit, an addition to your résumé, and possibly even […]

5 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Job Market After Graduation

Thursday, February 23, 2012


College students nearing graduation pretty much universally fear the difficulties of entering the job market. Even those that attend schools that have a high rate of job placement may worry about their prospects. In fact, the only graduates with any security are those that are going into a family business after culmination, or those that […]

How to Make Yourself Stand Out From Other Internship Applicants

Thursday, February 23, 2012


If you’re thinking about applying for an internship, it’s definitely a great way to gain some experience in the area of your major (or personal professional interest) while gaining some college credit and maybe even a bit of income as well. However, no one should assume that just because they desire an internship that one […]

How to Turn Your Internship Into a Full-Time Job

Wednesday, February 22, 2012


These days, performing well at an internship can make the difference between securing a job that will keep you afloat until the economy rebounds and ducking student loan collectors. So you should not only make every effort to get an internship; you should also treat it like the very real job opportunity it could represent. […]

What Makes a Successful Intern?

Wednesday, February 15, 2012


You might be surprised to learn that the characteristics of a successful intern are somewhat different from those of a successful employee, but when you think about it, the two groups also harbor divergent goals, despite the fact that they may be doing virtually the same job. Whereas an employee is trying to earn a […]

The Best Environmental Jobs

Friday, February 10, 2012


We are living in a generation where the catchphrase “Going Green” is about as popular as the classic yellow smiley face that we were introduced to in the 60s. In the effort to preserve our environment, recycling is encouraged, making cleaning supplies are researched and there are even discounts at many retailers for not using […]