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5 Common Myths About Internships

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Every year, innumerable eager students and workers head excitedly into the wide world of internships ready to learn valuable skills and hopefully come away with important insights. While an internship is a fantastic way to pick up training and experience that will help you climb the career ladder as fast as you can, it’s important […]

The Best Ways to Kill Time at a Slow Moving Internship

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Internships, while vital to pursuing your dream career, can get tiresome at times. Your supervisor may be too busy to always give you assignments during the day or you may find that you finish your assignments quicker than they can hand them out. You don’t want to just sit and twiddle your thumbs since it’s […]

How to Balance Your Internship, a Night Job, and School

Thursday, May 17, 2012

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There are studies to support that we can only effectively do two things at once. Yet, with the daily demands that a lot of us have on our lives, that can seem like wishful thinking, at best. So, what do you do when you have a ton of things on your plate? What do you […]

Understanding the Cloud Migration Process for Business

Friday, May 11, 2012

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Cloud computing has risen in popularity with some serious speed this year, especially as Google joins iTunes and Amazon among several other industry heavyweights that offer cloud storage services. It’s a fantastic technological development for individuals and businesses, though the process of migrating information onto a cloud service is much more complex for a business […]

Why a Virtual Office Is As Green As It Gets

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Creating a green business may not be easy, but there are so many ways you can turn your company into a proponent of the environment. It’s easy enough to institute a recycling system, conserve water and energy, and even purchase renewable energy certificates. And many companies are willing to shell out the money for even […]

Top 5 Investment Banking Internship No Nos

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

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You’re starting a summer internship with an investment banking firm. First, congratulations! You made it through a lot of class and homework and stood out among the other applicants. That’s an accomplishment, so pat yourself on the back. But don’t get too cocky, your bosses won’t like that. And just in case, here’s a list […]

Is an Unpaid Internship Just Exploitation?

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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For most college students, internships are seen as par for the course, a stepping stone on the way to real-world employment (as in, the kind that comes with a salary in exchange for services rendered). But the fact that companies offering internships are getting free labor may be a sticking point for some students, especially […]

The Best Environmental Jobs

Friday, February 10, 2012

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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 […]

How You Can Make the Most of Your Internship

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

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For a college student, summer is often a time to either have a job or get an internship. And, oftentimes, the challenge between which one to pick is that while a part-time job at a mall or restaurant guarantees an income, while some internships actually do pay, there are even more than offer either a […]