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Unpaid Internships: Hate the Game, Not the Player

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For many recent grads looking to land their dream job, internships (often unpaid) are a necessary step to take towards career success. According to Ross Perlin, author of Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy, the U.S. and Canada are experiencing an “intern boom.” Synonymously, interns across the […]

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Nonprofit Internships Return Big Value

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Interning in the nonprofit field is a great way to contribute to a positive cause and get valuable experience to boost your career. Having interned several times in the publishing world, I turned to Kristy Williams and Gillian Labonte, both currently interning in the nonprofit sector, to find out what it is like to intern […]

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6 Things to Do During a Work Hiatus

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Sometimes the cards we’re dealt aren’t the ones we’d choose for ourselves. This is a sad fact about life, but as they say, when one door closes, another opens. Whether you’re experiencing a break in your work schedule due to a move, lay off, firing, or anything else, there are plenty of options that can […]

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7 Great Places to Find an Internship

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When I sought my first internship, I was lucky to be studying in a busy college city. On top of that, the school I attended held a ton of informative workshops on networking, how to create a resume, and how to appear more confident during an interview. Aside from those valuable experiences, students were provided […]

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4 Top Paid Internship Opportunities Abroad

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An internship experience is one of the best ways to prepare yourself for entry into the workforce and what better place to carry out your internship than in a new country where you’ll learn about an entirely new culture and make tons of new friends! Just think about how the adventure will give you the […]

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6 Reasons to Get an Internship

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The time I spent as a publishing intern was what I consider to be one of my most valuable experiences in college. I enjoyed getting ready everyday for work with my colleagues. My schedule was light enough to go to school full-time, and had I needed to receive college credit for my work, I could […]

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5 Reasons to Use Your Career Services Office

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If you’re a college or grad student, chances are that your school has a career services office. And chances are that you’ve never visited. Not a problem; here are a few reasons why you should and why you’ll be thankful that you did.

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